Lisa Bonet: Early life, Career, Filmography, Awards and nominations, Personal life
Who is Lisa Bonet?
Lisa Michelle Bonet, best known for her role as Denise Huxtable was born on November 16, 1967, in San Francisco, California, U.S. Bonet earned her net worth by acting. She has an estimated net worth of $ 16 million as of 2017.
Her Afro-American father, Allen Bonet, is an opera singer while her mother Arlene, a Jewish, was a music teacher. She has numerous half-siblings. Bonet joined Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California. She joined the Celluloid Actor's Studio in North Hollywood where she majored in acting, which made a huge contribution to her career.
After being in beauty parades and seeming in guest spots on TV series as a child, Bonet landed the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show together with Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad. In the year 1987, Bonet, accepted the role of Epiphany Proudfoot in the film Angel Heart opposite Mickey Rourke, directed by Alan Parker.
Enemy of the State
Marie De Salle
Road to Paloma
The Cosby Show
Tales from the Darkside
ABC Afterschool Special
A Different World
The Earth Day Special
Why Bother Voting?
Lathe of Heaven
Life on Mars
Mary Ellen Pleasant and Rosa Parks
The Red Road
Sky Van der Veen
Awards and nominations
In 1985, she was nominated for Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series for “The Cosby Show”. In 1986, she was nominated for Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series. Likewise, in 1988, she won Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures. In the meantime she has been nominated for numerous awards under the likes of Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Best Supporting Actress, Theatrical – Best Supporting Actress, and Favorite Singing Siblings respectively.
Bonet’s Personal life
She was married to Kravitz but the couple separated in 1993. On December 1, 1988, Bonet gave birth to a daughter Zoë Kravitz. In 2007, she was married to actor Jason Momoa, however, the couple didn’t make it official until October 2017. On July 23, 2007, Bonet gave birth to her second child named as Lola Iolani Momoa.
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