Lisa Wilcox

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Lisa Wilcox
Lisa Wilcox, October 2008
Lisa Elizabeth Wilcox[1]

(1964-04-27) April 27, 1964 (age 59)
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Occupation(s)Actress, designer
Years active1984–present

Lisa Elizabeth Wilcox[3] (born April 27, 1964) is an American actress, and former model and designer. She is best known for her role as Alice Johnson in the A Nightmare on Elm Street sequels 4 (1988) and 5 (1989)—both box office successes. In 2023, she appeared as herself along with her son Ryan on the controversial reality television series MILF Manor on TLC.

Early life[edit]

Wilcox was born on April 27, 1964, in Columbia, Missouri. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Los Angeles.


In 1984, Wilcox made her film debut in Gimme an 'F'. From 1985 to 1987, Wilcox guest starred on the television series Hardcastle and McCormick (1985), You Again? (1986), CBS Schoolbreak Special (1987), Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1987), Mr. Belvedere (1987), and MacGyver (1987). In 1988, Wilcox guest starred on the television series It's a Living and Hotel before portraying Alice Johnson in the fantasy horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.[4] In 1989, Wilcox had a recurring role on Knots Landing as Ellen and guest starred on Something Is Out There before reprising her role as Alice in A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child.[5] The same year, Wilcox portrayed Yuta in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation called "The Vengeance Factor".[6]

In 1992, Wilcox was cast as Missy Preston in the short lived television series Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures. From 1993 to 1995, Wilcox had guest roles on Boy Meets World. From 1997 to 1998, Wilcox had guest roles on Pacific Blue (1997), Walker, Texas Ranger (1998), and Chicago Hope (1998). The same year, Wilcox starred alongside Mark Hamill in Watchers Reborn. In 1997, Wilcox starred alongside Will Ferrell in the comedy film Men Seeking Women.[7] In 2000, Wilcox portrayed Florence Henderson in Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days and Chastity Blade in the short film The All New Adventures of Chastity Blade.

In 2007, Wilcox appeared in 3 episodes of Big Shots. The following year, Wilcox was cast in Dead Country. In 2009, Wilcox portrayed Nurse Owens in the FEARnet produced webseries Fear Clinic for which she was nominated for the 2010 Streamy Awards. She starred alongside Robert Englund and Danielle Harris.[8] In 2013, she starred in the thriller film Imago under the direction of Chris Warren, alongside actors such as Natalie Jones, Danielle Jones, Melanie Donihoo, Parrish Randall and Debbie Rochon.[9] In 2015, Wilcox portrayed Pam Laudenslager in A Place Called Hollywood. In 2018, she portrayed Joan Laurels in the horror film The Church and is set to star in the sequel The Church: Second Offering.[10]

Wilcox appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor podcast on July 20, 2016. Wilcox is set to star in the upcoming films: The Watcher of Park Ave, The Quite Room, The Possessed, and Kecksburg.[11]

In 2023, Lisa appeared with her son on the reality series MILF Manor.[12]

Personal life[edit]

In 2000, Wilcox and A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 co-star Tuesday Knight founded a footwear jewelry retailer company called ToeBrights which is still in business today.

Wilcox has been married once before, divorcing after almost ten years.[13] She has two sons, Alex and Ryan, the latter of whom is a software engineer.[14]


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Gimme an 'F' Demons Dance Squad Member
1987 General Hospital Kay Numerous episodes as charming GH worker by day and sexy cunning criminal by night.
1987 MacGyver Janet Episode: “Hell Week”
1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Alice Johnson Lead role
Hotel Donna Hayes Episode: "Grand Designs"
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis Bonnie Bascom Television film
1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Alice Johnson Lead role
Knots Landing Ellen 4 episodes
Star Trek: The Next Generation Yuta Episode: "The Vengeance Factor"
1992 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures Missy Preston 7 episodes
1993-1995 Boy Meets World Kris / TV Voice 3 episodes
1994 Murder, She Wrote Lori Graham Episode: "Murder on the Thirtieth Floor"
1997 Men Seeking Women Judy
1998 Watchers Reborn Grace
2000 The All New Adventures of Chastity Blade Chastity Blade Short film
Unauthorized Brady Bunch: The Final Days Florence Henderson / Carol Brady Television film
2003 Freddy vs. Jason Alice Johnson Archive footage, special thanks
2007 Big Shots Waxer 2 episodes
2008 Dead Country Lisa
2009 Fear Clinic Nurse Owens Web series, 5 episodes
2010 Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Herself Documentary film
2011 The Intruders Sofia Drake
Savage Ellen Fremont
2013 Imago Christine
2014 Clinger Eugenia Klingher
2015 Nightmares Host 1 episode
A Place Called Hollywood Pam Laudenslager
2018 Something Horrible Alex Price Voice
The Executive Empress Narrator Documentary film
The Church Joan Laurels
William Froste Nurse Boise
The Watcher of Park Ave Gwen Hedren Short film
Red Hollow Juliette
The Possessed Savannah
The Quiet Room Amy Short film
2019 Scream, Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street Herself Documentary film
In Search of Darkness Herself Documentary film
Kecksburg Agent Pitcher
2021 The Wet Ones The Disco Master


  1. ^ "LISA ELIZABETH WILCOX - Resume | Actors Access".
  2. ^ "Bio – Lisa E. Wilcox".
  3. ^ "LISA ELIZABETH WILCOX - Resume | Actors Access". Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  4. ^ "Sneak Preview: Dread Central is Bringing you "Final Girls" This February". DreadCentral. February 18, 2010.
  5. ^ "Dread Central's Final Girls: Lisa Wilcox". DreadCentral. August 2012.
  6. ^ Topel, Fred (October 22, 2015). "Lisa Wilcox Interview: Clinger, Nightmare on Elm Street and Star Trek: The Next Generation". Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  7. ^ Null, Christopher Null (November 2005). "Men Seeking Women". Contact Music. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  8. ^ "Horror Takes a Bite Out of The Streamy Awards - Almost Human Takes Home Two". DreadCentral. 28 August 2012.
  9. ^ "Give Thanks for the Trailer for Imago". DreadCentral. 26 November 2009.
  10. ^ "The Church". DreadCentral. 23 February 2015.
  11. ^ Barton, Steve (December 30, 2016). "Elm Street Veterans Keep an Eye on The Watcher of Park Avenue". Dread Central. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  12. ^ Haasch, Palmer. "I watched 'MILF Manor' so you don't have to, but frankly, you have to see it to believe it". Insider. Retrieved 2023-02-01.
  13. ^ "@thelisawilcox: What a fascinating journey on MILF Manor. It's called ENTERTAINMENT!!!".
  14. ^ "Meet the Women of MILF Manor".

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