Lisa Eilbacher Biography
(Retired Actress Best Known for Her Films: ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ and ‘Beverly Hills Cop’)
Birthday: May 5, 1956 (Taurus)
Born In: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Lisa Marie Eilbacher is a former actress who appeared in many films and TV series in the 1970s and 1980s. After being spotted by a talent agent, she started appearing as a child actor in various TV series. Her earliest known appearances were on the TV show ‘Wagon Train’ and the sitcom ‘My Three Sons’. After this, Eilbacher embarked on a career that lased well over three decades. She was initially seen either in minor roles or as a guest actor in series, such as ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Happy Days’, ‘The Streets of San Francisco’, and ‘The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries’. Her early movies included ‘Spider-Man’, ‘Run for the Roses’, and ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’. Soon enough, she became famous after landing the role of Jeannette Summers in the award-winning film ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ in 1984. Despite playing a supporting role, Eilbacher’s character was widely appreciated by the audience and critics alike. Around the same time, she received her first lead role in the TV series ‘Me and Mom’, but it was shelved due to poor ratings. Since then, she had to contented herself with guest roles in movies and on TV. She marked her last appearance in 1996 with the TV film ‘919 Fifth Avenue’ and retired from acting to focus on her personal life.