Lisa Banes

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Lisa Banes (July 9, 1955 – June 14, 2021) was an American actress.[1] She was known for her roles in Cocktail (1988), Freedom Writers (2007), Gone Girl (2014), and as Hollis in A Cure for Wellness (2016).

Banes was born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.[2][3] She studied at the Julliard School in New York City. Banes was openly a lesbian and married to Kathryn Kranhold.[4]

On June 4, 2021, Banes was hit by a motorist on a scooter in a hit and run accident in New York City.[5] She was hospitalized under critical condition for a brain injury.[5] She died from her injuries ten days later, aged 65.[6]

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  1. "Theatre World Awards - Theatre World Awards". Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  2. League, The Broadway. "Lisa Banes – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  3. "Lisa Banes Biography (1955-)". Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  4. Haring, Bruce (June 5, 2021). "Film And TV Actress Lisa Banes In Critical Condition From NYC Hit-And-Run Accident". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Tracy, Thomas (June 5, 2021). "'Gone Girl', 'Cocktail' actress clinging to life after being hit by scooter near Lincoln Center". New York Daily News. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  6. Drury, Sharareh; Lewis, Hilary (June 15, 2021). "Lisa Banes, 'Gone Girl' Actress, Dies at 65". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 15, 2021.

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