Lisa Vidal Biography (1965-)

Born June 13, 1965, in New York, NY (some sources say Whitestone, NY); daughter of Manny (business and tax consultant) and Josie (a secretary) Vidal; sister of Christina Vidal (an actress); married Jay Cohen (a real estate agent),1990; children: Scott Jarred, Max. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Birth Details
June 13, 1965
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Tina, maid at Belmont Mansion, Delivery Boys, Pegasus, 1984
  • Voice, Whispers in the Dark, Paramount, 1992
  • Carmen, Night and the City, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Magdalena Soto, I Like It Like That (also known as Black Out), Columbia, 1994
  • Chorus voice, Mighty Aphrodite, Buena Vista/Miramax, 1995
  • Marisol, Destination Unknown, Mira Productions, 1996
  • Sally, Fall, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Ramona, The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Maria, Active Stealth, New City Releasing, 1999
  • Elena, The Blue Diner, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Automated dialogue replacement voice, Housesitter, Universal, 1992
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Officer Jessica "Jessie" Helgado, High Incident, ABC, 1996-
  • Julie, The Brian Benben Show, CBS, 1998
  • Dr. Sarah Morales, a recurring role, Third Watch, NBC, 1999-2001
  • Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Sandy Lopez, a recurring role, ER, NBC, 2001-
  • Inspector Magdalena "Magda" Ramirez, The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2001-
  • Movies
  • Maria Estevez, Christmas Eve, NBC, 1986
  • Subway Stories, HBO, 1997
  • Babs Cardoza, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, ABC, 1998
  • Lori Halloran, Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Showtime, 1998
  • Lori, Naked City: A Killer Christmas, Showtime, 1998
  • Detective Rico, Hit and Run, Lifetime, 1999
  • Also appeared as Elena, La fonda azul, PBS.
  • Miniseries
  • Lisa, The Third Twin (also known as Ken Follett's The Third Twin), CBS, 1997
  • Pilots
  • The Baka Boys, ABC, 1996
  • Julie, The Brian Benben Show, CBS, 1998
  • Also appeared in Off Broadway/The Commish, ABC.
  • Specials
  • Gloria Rodriguez, "Class Act: A Teacher's Story," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1987
  • Lisa Diaz, "In the Shadow of Love: A Teen AIDS Story," ABC AfterschoolSpecials, ABC, 1991
  • The 1996 NCLR Bravo Awards (also known as National Council of La Raza Bravo Awards), Fox, 1996
  • Lifetime Presents Disney's American Teacher Awards, Lifetime, 2000
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) Oye Willie, PBS, 1980
  • Mrs. Miron, "Calling Doctor Huxtable," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1987
  • Angel, "A Bullet for Crockett," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988
  • Angel, "Deliver Us from Evil: Part 1," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988
  • Lena Armendariz, "Wedded Bliss," Law & Order, NBC, 1992
  • Carmen, "Mate," New York Undercover, Fox, 1994
  • Carmen, "The Eywitness Blues," New York Undercover, Fox, 1994
  • Carmen Torres, "Private Enemy No. 1," New York Undercover, Fox, 1995
  • Connie Muldoon, "Off Broadway: Parts 1 & 2," The Commish, ABC,1995
  • "Great Expectations" (also known as "Millennium"), Wasteland, ABC,2001
  • Also appeared as Maria Del Bono in an episode of Nick Freno: LicensedTeacher, The WB.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Background voices, Invasion of Privacy (also known as Head Games), HBO, 1996
  • Stage Appearances
  • Mariela, Equinox, International Arts Relations (INTAR) Theatre, New York City, 1984

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