How Lisa Ann Walter is Surviving the Quarantine | AfterBuzz TV

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Lisa Ann Walter’s film career highlights include stand-out performances as Chessy in The Parent Trap with Dennis Quaid and Bobbie in Shall We Dance opposite Richard Gere. Other blockbuster
films include Bruce Almighty with Jim Carrey and Jennifer Aniston, Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise and the Lionsgate action comedy, Killers where she enjoyed stunt-driving
a Mustang and shooting a glock at Ashton Kutcher. Other Films include Drillbit Taylor with Owen Wilson, Eddie with Whoopi Goldberg and The Trouble With Dee Dee, which garnered her 6 Festival Best Actress Awards. Based on her years as a national touring standup comedy headliner, Walter co-created, produced and starred in several network sitcoms; Fox’s My Wildest Dreams and ABC’s Life’s Work, the highest rated new show on ABC for the season averaging 19 million viewers per week. She is currently Creator/Writer & E.P. of her new half hour single-camera series Bitter. She’s very proud
of co-starring in The More Things Change, an ‘Everyday Trans Woman’ half-hour comedy, where she also served as executive producer – debuting at Outfest-2019. She recently directed and

starred in the comedic short, Jersey. Walter was honored to appear on the Netflix special, “Laugh- In: The Stars Celebrate”, as Lily Tomlin & cast formed her early love of comedy. She is recurring in the longest running medical drama on TV, “Grey’s Anatomy” and has enjoyed many guest and recurring tv roles over the years including Netflix’ “GLOW” as Betty Gilpin’s Mother as well as numerous independent feature films. On the other side of the camera: Walter has worked as Creative Executive Producer and show runner on innovative formats with top factual companies 495 Productions, Magical Elves, Esquire TV (formerly HDNET) and Propagate. Her hit dance/weight-loss competition series, Dance Your Ass Off, where she served as creator, Exec. Producer & Head Judge, originally the highest rated premiere for any Oxygen Series, was produced in 15 foreign formats.

She also Executive Produced and wrote the stand up special The Naughty Show as well as co- created, Exec Produced & directed Gonzo Girlz in 2005, a groundbreaking female stunt/comedy webseries which aired on Time Warner, Comcast and Adelphia on-demand networks garnering 6 million unique views per episode and was the #1 show on the Sprint Network. She co-created Tour Dates, which celebrates the world of a female national touring stand-up comedians currently in development at a major cable network.
As an author: Walter’s comedic memoir, The Best Thing About My Ass Is That It’s Behind Me (Harper Collins/Harper One) is a comedic look at a chronic self-loather and former “chubby” girl trying to make it in the glamorous world of size “0” Hollywood was #13 on both Amazon and the New York Times Comedic Essays Bestseller List. Missing her stage performance days, Walter returned to stand-up recently and was featured on “Gotham Comedy Live”. Missing her Stand-up days, Walter returned to the comedy stage, appearing on Gotham Comedy Live and Produced and producing and starring in Mom-O-Palooza Stand-up Show with Sherri Shepherd and Rosa Blasi which sold old an 400-seat venue in 3 days. But Walter is most proud of being a working mom of four with “One foot on the Red Carpet…The other at Costco” – and that her stomach is still reasonably flat after being the clown car they all came out of.