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What has actress Lisa Eilbacher been doing since her roles in the hit 1980s films An Officer and a Gentleman and Beverly Hills Cop? Well, she went on to act in a number of TV and movie roles. Keep on reading to find out more about her acting life over the years...

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Melissa


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Jere Burns: He played macho man Kirk on the TV series "Dear John" and Jack Farrell on the series "Something So Right"

Richard Kiley: Actor, "A Year in the Life", "Man of La Mancha", and great narrator of "National Geographic" TV specials for many years

Judy Tenuta: Comedienne, known for her eccentric, often ribald stand-up routines

(Answer at the bottom)

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Lisa Eilbacher

Learn More About Lisa Eilbacher on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: May 5, 1956, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

CLAIM TO FAME: She is best remembered for her roles in two popular films of the 1980s: An Officer and a Gentleman and Beverly Hills Cop.

FAMILY LIFE: She has been married to photographer Brad May since 1988.

INFO: Eilbacher got her acting start when she was a child and appeared on shows like My Three Sons and Gunsmoke. Later, she made a name for herself with roles in the popular 1980s films An Officer and a Gentleman and Beverly Hills Cop.

In 1977, she starred in The Hardy Boys Mysteries as Callie Shaw. Also that year, she appeared in an episode of the TV series Logan's Run. Other roles include the 1974 television movie Bad Ronald, and 1981's This House Possessed. She also appeared in the 1983 epic miniseries The Winds of War playing Madeleine Henry.

TRIVIA: Was raised in France.

Her sister Cindy is also an actress, best known for portraying Jerry Van Dyke's long-suffering daughter on the short-lived TV series My Mother the Car.

Is the daughter of an American oil company executive.

Is an avid body builder.

Auditioned for the role of Princess Leia in Star Wars (1977).

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Eilbacher has stepped out of the spotlight. Her last role was in the 2000 TV movie 919 Fifth Avenue.

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CREDITS:
2000 919 Fifth Avenue (TV movie)...Janet Van Degen

1995 Dazzle (TV movie)...Fernanda Kilkullen

1995 The Return of Hunter (TV movie)...Sally Vogel

1992 Deadly Matrimony (TV movie)...Nina Sloane

1992 Live Wire...Terry O'Neill

1992 Blind Man's Bluff (TV movie)...Carolyn

1991 The Last Samurai...Susan

1990-1991 Midnight Caller (TV series)...Nicky Molloy

1990 Joshua's Heart (TV movie)...Kit

1989 Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (TV movie)...Anne Clark

1989 Leviathan...Bridget Bowman

1988 Never Say Die...Melissa Jones

1988 Deadly Intent (video)...Laura Keaton

1987 Deadly Deception (TV movie)...Anne

1986 Monte Carlo (TV movie)...Maggie Egan

1986 The Twilight Zone (TV series)...Andie Fields (segment "Nightsong")
The Storyteller/Nightsong (1986)

1985 Me and Mom (TV series)...Kate Morgan

1984 Beverly Hills Cop...Jeannette 'Jenny' Summers

1983 Ryan's Four (TV series)...Sorenson
Ryan's Four (1983)

1983 10 to Midnight...Laurie Kessler

1983 The Winds of War (TV mini-series)...Madeline Henry

1982 Simon & Simon (TV series)...Maggie Dameron / Sharon Dameron / Stacey Wheeler

1982 An Officer and a Gentleman...Casey Seeger

1981 Spider-Man (TV series)

1981 On the Right Track...Jill Klein

1981 This House Possessed (TV movie)...Sheila Moore

1980 To Race the Wind (TV movie)...Kit

1979 Love for Rent (TV movie)...Lynn Martin

1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV movie)...Patty Hearst

1978 Wheels (TV mini-series)...Jody Horton

1978 Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (TV series)
Junk It to Me Baby (1978)

1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV series)...Elaine Sebastian
Tall on the Wave (1978)

1977 Man from Atlantis (TV series)...Juliet
The Naked Montague (1977)

1977 Logan's Run (TV series)...Lisa
The Innocent (1977)

1977 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV series)...Judy Tyler
Pilot (1977)

1977 Run for the Roses...Carol

1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV series)...Callie Shaw

1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV series)...Gail Dobbs
Dead or Alive (1976)

1976 Panache (TV movie)...Lisa

1975 Caribe (TV series)...Cindee
The Patriots (1975)

1973-1975 Gunsmoke (TV series)...Lailee / Melody

1975 Movin' On (TV series)...Cathy
Landslide (1975)

1974 Shazam! (TV series)...Cathy Moore
The Doom Buggy (1974)

1974 Bad Ronald (TV movie)...Ellen Wood

1974 Apple's Way (TV series)...Gloria
The First Love (1974)

1974 The Texas Wheelers (TV series)...Sally
Wailin' Wheeler Is Dead (1974)

1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV series)...Jeannie Holden
The Pool House (1973)

1973 The Brady Bunch (TV series)...Vicki
The Subject Was Noses (1973)

1973 The Waltons (TV series)...Jeanette
The Fire (1973)

1972 Bonanza (TV series)...Eloise
First Love (1972)

1972 The War Between Men and Women...Caroline Kozlenko

1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV series)...Bridget Jordan
The Posse That Wouldn't Quit (1971)

1969 My Three Sons (TV series)...Bunny
Teacher's Pet (1969)

1964 Wagon Train (TV series)...The Second Girl
Little Girl Lost (1964)

To see Then & Now pictures of Lisa Eilbacher, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Jere Burns - ALIVE
Born: 10/15/1954

Richard Kiley - DEAD (Bone marrow disease)
Born: 03/31/1922 Died: 03/05/1999

Judy Tenuta - ALIVE
Born: 11/07/1956

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

8/21
Sid Bernstein, 95, American music producer and promoter, brought The Beatles, The Kinks and The Rolling Stones to the United States.
Enos Nkala, 81, Zimbabwean politician, Minister of Defense (1985-1988), Minister of Finance (1980-1983), multiple organ failure.

8/20
Sathima Bea Benjamin, 76, South African jazz singer, wife of Abdullah Ibrahim.
Tony Capes, 78, Australian AFL executive and physician, president of Footscray FC (1982-1988), cancer.
Jim Clark, 88, Australian VFL footballer (Carlton Football Club).
Narendra Dabholkar, 67, Indian social activist, shot.
Mags Haney, 70, Scottish drug dealer and anti-paedophile campaigner, cancer.
Elmore Leonard, 87, American novelist (Get Shorty, 3:10 to Yuma, Out of Sight) and screenwriter (Justified), complications from a stroke.
Jimmy Mankins, 87, American politician, member of the Texas House of Representatives (1975-1983).
Marian McPartland, 95, British-born jazz pianist, writer and composer.
Ewa Petelska, 92, Polish film director (Copernicus) and screenwriter.
Charles Pollock, 83, American furniture designer, fire.
Ted Post, 95, American director (Hang 'Em High, Magnum Force).
Jayantrao Salgaonkar, 84, Indian historian, academic and astrologer, founder of Kalnirnay almanac.
Costica Stefanescu, 62, Romanian footballer (UEFA Euro 1984), suicide by jumping.

8/19
Musa'id bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 89-90, Saudi Arabian prince, second-oldest surviving son of King Abdulaziz.
Stephen Antonakos, 87, Greek-born American painter and sculptor.
Abdur Rahman Boyati, 76, Bangladeshi folk singer, complications from a stroke.
Romeo Candazo, 61, Filipino politician, member of the House of Representatives for Marikina (1992-2001), heart failure.
Pat Delaney, 69, Irish hurler (Kilkenny GAA).
Joe Gorrod, 74, British journalist (Daily Mirror), cancer.
Donna Hightower, 86, American singer.
Johnny Howard, Irish professional wrestler.
Wolfgang Lüder, 76, German politician, member of the Bundestag (1987-1995).
William McDermott, 83, Irish-born Peruvian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Huancavelica (1982-2005).
Matti Murto, 64, Finnish Olympic ice hockey player (1972, 1976), esophageal cancer.
Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez, 62, Guatemalan journalist, shot.
Joan Payzant, 88, Canadian children's author and academic.
Noel Pidding, 86, Australian rugby league player (St George Dragons).
Fritz Rau, 83, German music promoter.
Mario Richard, 47, American BASE jumper and skydiver, wingsuit flying collision.
José Sarria, 90, American LGBT rights activist and drag queen, founder of the Imperial Court System.
Olev Subbi, 83, Estonian artist.
Dagon Taya, 95, Burmese author and peace activist, natural causes.
Cedar Walton, 79, American jazz pianist.
Lee Thompson Young, 29, American actor (The Famous Jett Jackson, Friday Night Lights, Rizzoli & Isles), suicide by gunshot.

8/18
Christopher Barton, 85, British Olympic rower (1948).
Florin Cioaba, 58, Romanian Romani Pentecostal minister, cardiac arrest.
Victoria Eugenia Fernández de Córdoba, 96, Spanish noble, Duchess of Medinaceli (since 1956).
Tom Gadsby, 26, New Zealand horse event rider, competition fall.
Dezso Gyarmati, 85, Hungarian Olympic water polo champion (1952, 1956, 1964), silver medalist (1948), bronze medalist (1960) and coach.
Jean Kahn, 84, French Jewish community leader and human rights activist.
Eyob Mekonnen, 37, Ethiopian reggae singer, complications from a stroke.
Günther Metzger, 80, German politician, member of the Bundestag (1969-1976), mayor of Darmstadt (1981-1993).
Tjostolv Moland, 32, Norwegian Army officer and private security contractor.
José Luis Montes, 57, Spanish football player and coach.
Albert Murray, 97, American literary and jazz critic, biographer and novelist.
João Serra, 62, Portuguese journalist and writer.
Elaine Sortino, 64, American softball coach (University of Massachusetts), cancer.
Rolv Wesenlund, 76, Norwegian actor and comedian.

8/17
Yehudit Arnon, 87, Israeli dancer, choreographer and dance company founder, winner of Israel Prize (1998).
Bo Bing, 91, Chinese English grammar academic, respiratory failure.
Chow Yam-nam, 76, Thai mystic, respiratory disease.
John Connelly, 85, American baseball coach (Northeastern University, 1956-1981).
Thomas Crowley, 77, American politician, member of the Vermont Senate (1967-1991), complications from hip surgery.
Odilia Dank, 74, American politician, member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives (1994-2006), cancer.
Devin Gray, 41, American basketball player (Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets), heart attack.
Pierre Hennebelle, 87, French painter.
Joseph Hoàng Van Tiem, 74, Vietnamese Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Bui Chu (since 2001).
John Hollander, 83, American poet, pulmonary congestion.
Claus Jacobi, 86, German journalist, editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel (1962-1968).
Karl-Heinz Kalbfell, 63, German automotive executive, CEO of BMW Motorsport and Maserati, traffic collision.
Kjell Lund, 86, Norwegian architect, songwriter and singer.
Benjamin Mwila, 70, Zambian politician, Minister of Defence (1991-1997), MP for Luanshya, complications of malaria.
Thomas Nguyên Van Tân, 72, Vietnamese Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Vinh Long (since 2001).
Gus Winckel, 100, Dutch military pilot.

8/16
Desh Prem Azad, 75, Indian cricket coach, cardiac arrest.
Roy Bonisteel, 83, Canadian journalist and television host, cancer.
Jan Pieter Glerum, 70, Dutch auctioneer and television show host.
Cristian Grigorescu, 29, Romanian actor, accidental drowning.
Chris Hallam, 40s, British Paralympian swimmer and wheelchair racer, cancer.
Beth Luzuka, Tanzanian journalist, PR specialist and media spokesperson (East African Community), complications from cardiac arrest.
Bettye McCartt, 81, American talent manager (Tom Selleck, Anthony Quinn, George Clooney), heart failure.
John McGranaghan, 72, Scottish underworld figure.
Kalyan Mitter, 76, Indian cricket player and coach.
Kevin Power, 68, British writer, art critic and curator.
Carlos Prada Sanmiguel, 73, Colombian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Duitamaâ??Sogamoso (1994-2012).
Pierre Puttemans, 80, French architect and poet.
David Rees, 95, British mathematician.
Francesco Scaratti, 74, Italian footballer (A.S. Roma).

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