Lisa Nicole Carson

Actor, Singer
A full-figured, multi-talented black singer-actress, Lisa Nicole Carson first impressed TV viewers in the recurring role of Carla, the restaurateur who was the sometime girlfriend of Eriq La Salle's Dr. Peter Benton. on ... Read more »
Born: 07/12/1969 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

The New Edition Story 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Harry's Law 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ally McBeal 1997 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cosby 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Getting Personal 1997 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Chris Rock Show 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

1999 Emmy Awards Pre-Show 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Ally 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 5th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

13th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

Life 1999 (Movie)

Sylvia (Actor)

TV Guide Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 30th NAACP Image Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

Damon 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 Essence Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 29th NAACP Image Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

Eve's Bayou 1997 (Movie)

Matty Mereaux (Actor)

Love Jones 1997 (Movie)

Josie Nichols (Actor)

The 28th NAACP Image Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Presenter

Divas 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Devil in A Blue Dress 1995 (Movie)

Coretta James (Actor)

White Lies 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jason's Lyric 1994 (Movie)

Marti (Actor)

Girlfriend 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Let's Get Bizzee 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

A full-figured, multi-talented black singer-actress, Lisa Nicole Carson first impressed TV viewers in the recurring role of Carla, the restaurateur who was the sometime girlfriend of Eriq La Salle's Dr. Peter Benton. on the hit NBC series "ER." She found even more fame as Renee, the sassy district attorney roommate of Calista Flockhart's defense counsel in the hit Fox series "Ally McBeal," a role she played regularly from 1997 to 2001.

Relationships

Lester Carson

Father
divorced from Carson's mother teaches at the University of Florida (Gainesville)

Fannie Carson

Mother
divorced from Carson's father lives in the Bronx, New York

Lester Carson

Brother
older lives in Atlanta

Wyatt Carson

Brother
younger

Lynn Carson

Sister
older

Milestones

2000

Arrested for "intentionally interfering with a lawful business establishment" when she reportedly began screaming obscenities at L'Ermitage Hotel in Los Angeles

1999

Played Martin Lawrence's girlfriend in "Life"

1997

Co-starred in "love jones" and "Eve's Bayou"

1995

Co-starred in the Fox pilot "Divas"

1995

Had featured role in "Devil in a Blue Dress"

1993

Film acting debut, "Let's Get Buzzee", billed as Lisa Carson

1992

TV debut as regular, "The Apollo Comedy Hour"

Appeared in stage productions in NYC at the Negro Ensemble Company and the Young Playwrights Festival

Played recurring role of Carla Reese, the one-time girlfriend of Dr. Peter Benton (Eriq La Salle), on the hit NBC drama "ER"

Played Renee Radnick, the roommate of "Ally McBeal" on the Fox series; made guest appearances as of 2001-2002 season

Bonus Trivia

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Carson was hospitalized with an undisclosed ailment for a couple of weeks in January 2000.

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