Lisa Banes was a Hollywood actress who starred in a number of dramatic films. Known for making audiences laugh, Banes began her acting career in comedies like the Jodie Foster film "The Hotel New Hampshire" (1984) and "Cocktail" (1988) with Tom Cruise and Bryan Brown. She also was featured in the miniseries "Kane & Abel" (1985-86). She also appeared in the TV movie "One Police Plaza" (CBS, 1986-87). She kept working in film throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, starring in the Sarah Jessica Parker comedy "Miami Rhapsody" (1995), "Without Limits" (1998) with Billy Crudup and the drama "Dragonfly" (2002) with Kevin Costner. More recently, she continued to act in the Rebecca Rosso comedy "Legally Blondes" (2009), the Ben Affleck smash hit dramatic adaptation "Gone Girl" (2014) and the comedy "The Strongest Man" (2015) with Robert Lorie. She also worked in television during these years, including roles in "NCIS" (CBS, 2003-) and "Rosewood" (Fox, 2015-17). Banes most recently acted in the Dane DeHaan thriller "A Cure for Wellness" (2017).