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Lisa Rinna
Lisa Deanna Rinna (born July 11, 1963) is an
American actress. She is best known for her roles as
Billie Reed on Days of our Lives, Taylor McBride on
Melrose Place, and most recently the host of
SoapNet's Soap Talk.
1 Career
1.1 Acting
1.2 Hosting
1.3 Reality television
1.4 Modeling
1.5 Stage
1.6 Business owner
2 Personal Life
3 Filmography
4 Television
5 References
6 External links
Lisa Rinna, January 2008
Lisa Deanna Rinna
11 July 1963
Medford, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Actress
1985 – present
Harry Hamlin (1997-present) 2
Official website (
At 22, Rinna appeared in the 1985 John Parr "Naughty Naughty" music video as the passenger in Parr's
car. Rinna later appeared as the girlfriend to Jason Bateman's character in several episodes of The Hogan
Family in 1990. She received national recognition when she first starred on NBC's Days of our Lives in
the role of Billie Reed from 1992 to 1995; she briefly reprised the role in 2002. She later switched from
daytime TV to primetime, playing Taylor McBride on Aaron Spelling's Melrose Place from 1996 to
1998. Rinna starred in the Lifetime movie Sex, Lies & Obsession opposite husband Harry Hamlin. Her
previous Lifetime movie, Another Woman's Husband, boasted one of the highest ratings for a movie on
Lifetime since 1999. She also guest-starred on an episode of Movie Stars for the WB, the first ever
on-screen appearance she shared opposite her husband. Rinna nabbed her first role in the feature film
Good Advice, starring Charlie Sheen and Jon Lovitz, and recently appeared in an episode of HBO's
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Entourage. Rinna recently announced that she would love to reprise her role of Taylor McBride on CW's
revival Melrose Place, if given the offer.
In 2002, Rinna was named co-host of Soap Talk, the daily lifestyle show that airs on SOAPnet, for
which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. In June 2006, SoapNet announced that it was
canceling Soap Talk after four seasons due to low ratings.
In August 2007, Rinna replaced Joan Rivers as the host of TV Guide Network's red carpet coverage.
Rinna has recently guest-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly.
Lisa Rinna hosts the TV makeover program "Merge" on Lifetime.
Reality television
She competed in the second season of Dancing with the Stars and was eliminated in Round Seven based
on audience voting, despite having higher marks from the judges than fellow celebrity dancer Jerry Rice.
On December 4, 2008, TV Guide reported that Rinna and Hamlin have signed a deal to create a reality
TV series based around their family life. The series is being developed by TV Land.[1]
In 1998, Rinna created a stir when she posed for a nude pictorial while six months pregnant in the
September issue of Playboy magazine. She will pose again in 2009.[2][3] Rinna explains she received
direct orders from Playboy photographer Deborah Anderson, who also shot Rinna for the Room 23
book. "She said, 'I do not want you long and sinewy and angular and muscular. I want you soft,' " says
Rinna. "This was really hard for me because being 45 years old and posing for Playboy, you want to
amp it up," Rinna told People at Tuesday's Room 23 book launch hosted by Sanela Diana Jenkins and
Neuro Brands.[4]
Rinna recently starred in the Broadway production of "Chicago", playing the role of Roxie Hart,
alongside her husband, who played the role of Billy Flynn. [5]
Business owner
Rinna owns two Belle Gray ( clothing boutiques in Southern California's San
Fernando Valley, one in Sherman Oaks and one in Calabasas. The stores' name comes from the middle
names of her two daughters, Delilah Belle and Amelia Gray.
Personal Life
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Rinna married actor Harry Hamlin in 1997. They have two daughters, Delilah Belle (born 1998) and
Amelia Gray (born 2001). They have performed together in a number of television and film productions,
including portraying a married couple on the first season of the television series Veronica Mars.
She has acknowledged having plastic surgery and using botox and juvederm; although she remains fond
of botox, she has said that using juvederm was a mistake.[6][7]
Captive Rage (1988)
Monday Morning (1990)
Robot Wars (1993)
Good Advice (2001)
Peace, Love & Bikinis! (2005) (documentary)
Lies Before Kisses (1990)
Days of our Lives (1992–1995 and 2002–2003) as Billie Reed
Days of our Lives: Night Sins (1993) as Bille Reed
Days of our Lives: Winter Heat (1994) as Billie Reed
Vanished (1995)
Melrose Place (1996–1998) as Taylor McBride (S5 Ep1 - S6 Ep34)
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)
Close to Danger (1997)
Another Woman's Husband (2000)
Oh, Baby (2001)
Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Soap Talk (2002–2006)
8 Simple Rules (2004) as Holly- Gym Instructor (S2 Ep10)
Veronica Mars (2004–2005) as Lynn Echolls (S1 Ep6, Ep10 and Ep12)
Dancing with the Stars (2006) as Herself,
Entourage (2007) as Donna (S4 Ep3)
Hannah Montana (2008)
Lifetimetv Show: Merge
Tease (2007)
Pop Fiction (2008) as herself, one episode
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1. ^ Harry Hamlin, Lisa Rinna Snag TV Land Reality Show ( " TV Guide. December 4, 2008. Retrieved on December 5, 2008.
2. ^
3. ^ "Rinna To Pose for Playboy".
entry_id=36372. Retrieved on April 1, 2009.
4. ^,,20259883,00.html
5. ^ Harry Hamlin, Lisa Rinna Hit "Chicago", Husband-And-Wife Team Test Their Bond In Broadway Musical
- The ShowBuzz (
6. ^ Lisa Rinna: "I Looked Like a Freak" (
/lisa_rinna_on_plastic_surgery.php), January 7, 2009
7. ^ Lisa Rinna: I Look Like A Freak After Too Much Plastic Surgery ( US Magazine, January 7, 2009
External links
Lisa Rinna ( at the Internet Movie Database
Soapnet (
Belle Gray (
Official Lisa Rinna website (
TV.coms' Lisa Rinna page (
Lisa Rinna's MySpace page (
Merge (Host) (
TheSuperFicial (
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