Lisa Marie

Actor, Model, Ballet dancer
This tall, striking blonde starlet has done impressive, attention-grabbing bits in films directed by her offscreen companion Tim Burton. The New Jersey-born Lisa Marie (nee Smith) was a ballet student as a child, then ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1970 in Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

We Are Still Here 2015 (Movie)

May Lewis (Actor)

The Secret World of Superfans 2014 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The Lords of Salem 2013 (Movie)

Priscilla Reed (Actor)

Silent Night 2012 (Movie)

Mrs. Morwood (Actor)

Planet of the Apes 2001 (Movie)

Nova (Actor)

If... Dog... Rabbit 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Frogs for Snakes 1999 (Movie)

Myrna (Actor)

Sleepy Hollow 1999 (Movie)

Lady Crane (Actor)

Tail Lights Fade 1999 (Movie)

Kitty (Actor)

Mars Attacks! 1996 (Movie)

Martian Girl (Actor)

Ed Wood 1994 (Movie)

Vampira (Actor)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

Lisa Marie (Actor)

Breast Men (TV Show)

Actor

Exposure (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This tall, striking blonde starlet has done impressive, attention-grabbing bits in films directed by her offscreen companion Tim Burton. The New Jersey-born Lisa Marie (nee Smith) was a ballet student as a child, then ran away from her unhappy home life at age 15. She went on to be featured in Bruce Weber's jazz documentary "Let's Get Lost" (1988) and landed a small role as a party guest in Woody Allen's "Alice" (1990). Additionally, she carved a secondary career as a model, posing for photographer Robert Mapplethorpe as well as appearing in Calvin Klein ads.

Relationships

Tim Burton Director

Companion
Together from 1992-2001 Reportedly were engaged Burton directed Marie in "Ed Wood" (1994), "Mars Attacks!" (1996), "Sleepy Hollow" (1999), and "Planet of the Apes" (2001)

EDUCATION

attended Catholic schools in New Jersey

New Jersey Ballet

New Jersey
studied for eight years

Milestones

2001

Had small role in Burton's adaptation of "Planet of the Apes"

2001

Hosted the Sci-Fi Channel series "Exposure"

1999

Portrayed Ichabod Crane's mother, seen in flashbacks, in "Sleepy Hollow", directed by Burton

1997

First role in a project not directed by Burton, acted in the HBO black comedy "Breast Men"

1996

Had prominent non-speaking role as a Marilyn Monroe-like alien in Burton's "Mars Attacks!"

1994

First film role under Burton's direction, played Mala Nurmi (aka Vampira) in "Ed Wood"

1991

Met director Tim Burton at a New Year's Eve party

1988

Appeared as herself in "Let's Get Lost"

Modeled for Calvin Klein ads in the late 1980s

Left home and moved to NYC as a teenager

Raised in New Jersey

Bonus Trivia

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Not to be confused with the adult movie actress of the 1970s who also billed herself as Lisa Marie.

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