Lisa Ann Walter is an American actress, comedian, writer, and film producer. Walter was born and raised in suburban Silver Spring, Maryland, near Washington, D.C., where she remembers “always liking to show off” as a child. Her mother was of Italian descent and her father was from a family from Alsace and had German ancestry.
She has appeared in such films as the 1998 version of The Parent Trap, Bruce Almighty, Shall We Dance, and War of the Worlds. Walter also created and starred in the short-lived 1996–1997 sitcom,Life’s Work. She was a judge on ABC’s reality television series The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?. She also won for her charity in a celebrity edition of The Weakest Link.
Walter resides in Los Angeles with her four children, including son Jordan, daughter Delia, and twin boys Simon and Spencer.