Lori Cardille

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Lori Cardille
Born1954 (age 63–64)
Years active1978-present

Lori Cardille (born 1954) is an American actress, best known for her role in Day of the Dead (1985).

Early life[edit]

Cardille is the daughter of Bill "Chilly Billy" Cardille.[1][2] She studied acting at Carnegie Mellon University.[1]


Cardille's notable television roles were Winter Austin #1 on the ABC soap opera The Edge of Night,[1] and Carol Baker on soap opera Ryan's Hope.[1] Her most notable film role is Sarah in George A. Romero's Day of the Dead.[1][2]


She is the author of the book I'm Gonna Tell: ...an Offbeat Tale of Survival, which chronicles her journey after surviving sexual abuse.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Cardille's daughter is actress Kate Rogal.[3] She also has a sister, Maria.[4]


  • The Edge of Night (1978-1979) as Winter Austin #1 (television series)
  • Ryan's Hope (1982) as Carol Baker (television series)
  • Parole (1982) as Suzanne Driscoll (television film)
  • Day of the Dead (1985) as Sarah
  • The Equalizer (1985) as Sarah Claxton (television series) (episode: "The Distant Fire")
  • Tales from the Darkside (1986) as Emily McCall (television series) (episode: "Florence Bravo")
  • Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (1991) as Female Agent (television film)
  • No Pets (1994) as Lorraine Turner
  • Lightweight (2011) as herself (short film)
  • Milkman (2015) as Lillian (short film)
  • Doomsday (2016) as Detective Dara Dormand (television series) (episode: "Little Leaks Sink the Ship: Part II")
  • Help Me First (2016) as Lisetta Maroon (short film)
  • The Last Call (2018) as Francine (short)

See also[edit]

I'm Gonna Tell: ...an Offbeat Tale of Survival, Lori Cardille, Jan 20 2001, (978-0595142033)


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Interview - Lori Cardille of Day of the Dead - Cryptic Rock". crypticrock.com. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "A dead good day with Lori Cardille - an interview". retroladyland.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Daughter of the the [sic] Dead! Q&A with artist and actor Kate Rogal". FANGORIA®. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  4. ^ Day of the Dead 30th Anniversary Reunion - Cinema Wasteland - 04/11/15 at YouTube. Retrieved 12 March 2018

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