Dec. 3rd, 1981
Queens, New York, USA
Liza Lapira's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Repo Men
2010 - Marmaduke
2009 - Fast & Furious
2009 - Table for Three
2008 - 21
2008 - Cloverfield
2006 - The Big Bad Swim
2005 - Domino
2002 - Brown Sugar
2000 - Autumn in New York
Guest TV Roles
Det. Yuki Amado
Stage Lapira's New York stage credits include As You Like It, The School for Wives, The Odyssey, and Alexandra Cunningham's No. 11 Blue and White.
Film Early film credits include director Tony Scott's Domino and independent feature The Big Bad Swim, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006. Lapira appeared in J. J. Abrams' 2008 film Cloverfield as Heather and also appeared in Table for Three and 21. In 2009, she played Agent Sophie Trinh in the film Fast & Furious opposite Paul Walker, and in 2010, she played Alva in Repo Men. She was the sharp-tongued friend of the "PG-13" Hannah in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011).
TelevisionLapira's first major role was a series regular spot on the Showtime TV series Huff. Lapira played neuroscientist Ivy in both seasons of Joss Whedon's series Dollhouse, appearing predominantly with Fran Kranz and Dichen Lachman. Her TV credits include recurring roles in Dexter, ER, Monk, Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order: SVU, The Parkers as Shaquan, Sex and the City, and The Sopranos. She was a cast member of the Fox series Traffic Light and played Liz in the film Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Lapira had regular roles as Agent Michelle Lee in NCIS and Robin in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.
Personal life Lapira is a supporter of LA’s BEST, an after-school enrichment program in conjunction with the Los Angeles Unified School District.
- Her character on NCIS, Special Agent Michelle Lee, was referred to as "Probie Jr."
- Filipino, Spanish and Chinese.
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