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Lisa Rinna

Full / Real Name: Lisa Deanna Rinna
Born: 11 July 1963 (58 years old)
Gender: Female

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Lisa Rinna is an American actress best known for her roles as Billie Reed on Days of our Lives and as Taylor McBride on Melrose Place.

She competed in the second season of Dancing with the Stars in 2007 and was eliminated in Round Seven based on audience voting, despite having had higher marks from the judges than fellow celebrity dancer Jerry Rice.

Rinna received recognition when she first starred on NBC's Days of our Lives in the role of Billie Reed, starring on the show from 1992 to 1995. She later switched from daytime TV to primetime, playing Taylor McBride on Aaron Spelling's Melrose Place from 1996 to 1998.

In 2002, Rinna was named co-host of Soap Talk, the daily lifestyle show that airs on SOAPnet in the US, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. In June 2006, SOAPnet announced that it was canceling Soap Talk after four seasons due to low ratings.

Rinna starred in the Lifetime movie Sex, Lies & Obsession opposite husband Harry Hamlin. Her previous Lifetime movie, Another Woman's Husband, boasted one of the highest ratings for a movie on Lifetime since 1999.

Rinna and Hamlin had recurring roles as a married couple on the first season of the television series Veronica Mars.

She also guest-starred on an episode of Movie Stars for the WB, the first ever on-screen appearance she shared opposite her husband.

Rinna nabbed her first role in the feature film Good Advice, starring Charlie Sheen and Jon Lovitz. In August 2007, she replaced Joan Rivers as the host of TV Guide Channel's red carpet coverage.

Rinna has been married to actor Harry Hamlin since 1997. They have two daughters, Delilah Belle (born 1998) and Amelia Gray (born 2001). They have performed together in a number of television and film productions.

An accomplished New York Times best-selling author, Lisa has released three books, entitled The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book, Starlit, and Rinnavation. A longtime lover of fashion, Lisa launched her collection Belle Gray by Lisa Rinna for QVC.

In 2014 she joined the cast of the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.



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