Lisa Bonet biography
Date of Birth: November 16, 1967
Born in San Francisco, Lisa Bonet first began acting in commercials and landed her role as Denise
Huxtable on the long-running, hugely popular sitcom, The Cosby Show during high school.
lasted for nine years, and through that time, Bonet would garner numerous Emmy nominations.
When the show finished, she went on to star in it's spinoff, A Different World.
Bonet made her feature film debut in the challenging role of Epiphany Proudfoot in Alan Parker's
controversial Angel Heart (1987) opposite Robert De Niro and Mickey Rourke. Although the film
was poorly received at the box office, Bonet received a Young Artist Award for her role.
Through the next few years Bonet worked in films that were largely forgettable. Ranging from her
TV movie sci-fi, New Eden (1994) with Stephen Baldwin, to small parts in Dead Connection (1994)
and Serpent's Lair (1995).
In 1998 she worked in her first big budget, blockbuster thriller, Enemy of the State, starring Will
Smith and Gene Hackman.
She played Smith's ex-girlfriend. In 2000, Bonet has landed a role in
Stephen Frear's new film, High Fidelity. The film also boasts a stellar cast which includes John
Cusack, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack and Lili Taylor.
Formerly married to singer Lenny Kravitz, the two have been divorced since 1993. When not on set,
Bonet spends time with her daughter, Zoe, (from her marriage to Kravitz) and devotes much of her time to numerous
Biker Boyz (2003)
High Fidelity (2000)
Enemy of the State (1998)
Serpent's Lair (1995)
Dead Connection (1994)
Bank Robber (1993)
Angel Heart (1987)
Lisa Bonet Filmography