Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on October 14, 2001

Please tell me about Lisa Gay Hamilton of The Practice. I think she's a terrific actress.
—Bo H., Missouri

This Los Angeles native has played the role of feisty attorney Rebecca Washington since ABC's The Practice debuted in 1997. Hamilton graduated from Juilliard's drama school and amassed an impressive resume of theater credits, including the New York Shakespeare Festival's Measure for Measure with Kevin Kline and Andre Braugher. She has earned a number of theater awards, winning an Obie for her performance in the play Valley Song. Her film credits include Beloved and True Crime. The 37-year-old actress recently completed production on her second Jonathan Demme film, The Truth About Charlie, which is slated for release in 2002. Hamilton is single and lives in