August 1, 2021

Gone Girl actress Lisa Banes died after being hit by a motorcycle

Lisa Banes, known for her roles in the movies Gone Girl Y CocktailAs well as in numerous Broadway productions, she died on June 14, 2021, 10 days after being run over by a scooter or similar vehicle in New York, United States. He was 65 years old.

“Our hearts ache for him tragic and senseless death of Lisa“said his representative David Williams.” She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera, and even more to her wife, family and friends. We were blessed to have had her in our lives. “

Banes’ colleagues spoke out on Twitter after hearing the sad news: “I am deeply saddened by the news of Lisa Banes’s death,” he wrote Seth MacFarlane. “We were lucky enough to work with her on The Orville this last year. His stage presence, his magnetism, his skill and his talent were only equaled by his unwavering kindness and gentleness towards all of us. A tremendous loss … “.

Dana Delany wrote: “Terribly sad news about Lisa Banes. It was an accomplished actress who dominated the stage. We work together in China Beach And I wish there had been more My heart goes out to his wife and family. “

How Lisa Banes died

Lisa Banes, a Los Angeles resident visiting New York for a role in the production of The Niceties del Manhattan Theater Club, He was on his way to meet his wife, journalist Kathryn Kranhold, for a dinner near Lincoln Center earlier this month, when was run over in the crosswalk for a red and black motorcycle, according to the police.

The incident occurred in the western part of Manhattan, near the popular Lincoln Center cultural center. Banes was crossing Amsterdam Avenue when a moped passed with a red light, hit her and then fled. The incident is investigated by the Police collision department.

Lisa Banes place shock

Banes, what suffered a traumatic brain injury, was in the crosswalk and had the right of way, police said. “Upon arrival, the agents observed a 65-year-old woman lying on the road with a severe contusion to her head,” confirmed the police, who said that Banes was then transferred to Mount Sinai Saint Luke Hospital, in a very serious condition. .

“I am heartbroken to share that Lisa, my beautiful wife and my love, passed away last night,” Kranhold said in a statement today. “We appreciate the love, support and prayers of all of you across the country. Lisa was listening.”

Lisa Banes: her career

Lisa BanesBorn in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, she acted in film, television, and plays. In 1981 she won the Theater World Award for her portrayal of Alison Porter in Don’t Look Back in Anger, and received a Best Actress Nomination at a Drama Desk Award for her role in Isn’t it Romantic? en1984.

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On and off Broadway, Banes has worked on a number of notable projects. He was part of the cast of Rumours (1988)by Neil Simon, with Christine Baranski, André Gregory, Ron Leibman and Jessica Walter; from Arcadia (1995)by Tom Stoppard, with Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup and Victor Garber; and the replacement of High Society (1998), from Cole Porter, in 1998, with Anna Kendrick and Melissa Errico, Present Laughter (2010) and Accent on Youth (2009), among others.

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Lisa Banes with Ben Affleck in Gone Girl (Lost)

Banes’s film work includes the role of Rosamund Pike’s mother in Gone Girl (2014), by David Fincher, that of Tom Cruise’s partner in Cocktail (1988) and one of the boardroom bigwigs in A Cure for Wellness.

On television, Banes has had recurring roles in Nashville, Royal Pains Y Six Feet Under. She has had guest roles on a wide spectrum of sitcoms and police shows such as NCIS, The King of Queens, NYPD Blue, Frasier, Murder One, Roseanne y Once Upon a Time. The trekkies they remember her as the Dr. Rehnol from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, a trill medic on the Symbiosis Commission.

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Lisa Banes as Dr. Rehnol from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

It was Nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Leading Actress in a play in the production Off Broadway de Isn’t It Romantic de 1984, y en 1982 won an obie award for its role in My Sister in This House.

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