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Meet Lisa Banes from ‘The Orville’ as Hulu show airs title card tribute for late actress

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Lisa Banes

‘In Memory of Lisa Banes, 1955–2021,’ was written at the start of the program. Lisa Banes had a more than 40-year acting career before she passed away on June 14 of last year at the age of 65 from wounds sustained in a hit-and-run scooter accident. The “Gently Falling Rain” episode of “The Orville: New Horizons” began with a tribute to Banes, who portrayed Speria Balask, the Xelayan representative of the Union delegation, in the Fox-original series that is currently streamable on Hulu. But she was back on-air for viewers to witness.

Seth MacFarlane and the entire cast made sure Lisa Banes was recognized

In Memory of Lisa Banes, 1955–2021 was written at the start of the show in white letters against a dark, starry background. Before the premiere of the new episode of the third season, Seth MacFarlane and the entire cast made sure the adored actress was recognized. She will reportedly return in at least one more episode of the season’s run of the live-action parody and homage to “Star Trek: The Next Generation” television program.


Lisa Banes appeared in the 1994 episode of Star Trek

Memory Alpha claims that Banes appeared in the 1994 episode of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” titled “Equilibrium” as a guest star. According to the website, she portrayed Dr. Renhol, who was “Trill and a member of the Symbiosis Commission. In the 24th Century. The story takes place in the 2360s, when Terry Farrell’s Jadzia Dax, a Trill initiate for three years. Was being evaluated on the Commission campus by Renhol.

Lisa Banes

Early life of Lisa Banes

The Cleveland, the Ohio-born actress, is survived by her wife Kathryn Kranhold. Began appearing in numerous TV shows and Broadway theatre productions in the 1980s. In the 1984 film “The Hotel New Hampshire,” starring Rob Lowe and Jodie Foster. She made her acting debut as a mother. In the 1988 movie “Cocktail,” she portrayed the elder love interest of Tom Cruise. She has continued to work in the years since. Appearing on popular TV series including “Nashville,” “Masters of Sex,” and “Royal Pains,” among others. She gained popularity, nevertheless, for playing Marybeth Elliott in the 2014 film “Gone Girl,”. The mother of Amy Elliott is played by Rosamund Pike. In the film, Nick Dunne, played by Ben Affleck, her character’s son-in-law, was shown to be the main suspect. In his wife Amy’s mysterious disappearance.


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