|Born:||July 19, 1963|
Lisa Deanna Rinna (born July 11, 1963) is an American television host and actress. She is known for her roles as Billie Reed on Days of our Lives, Taylor McBride on Melrose Place, and most recently as the host of SoapNet's Soap Talk.
At age 22, Rinna appeared in the 1985 John Parr "Naughty Naughty" music video as the passenger in Parr's car. Rinna later appeared as the girlfriend to Jason Bateman's character in several episodes of The Hogan Family in 1990. She received national recognition when she first starred on NBC's Days of our Lives in the role of Billie Reed from 1992 to 1995; she briefly reprised the role from 2002 to 2003. She later switched from daytime TV to primetime, playing Taylor McBride on Aaron Spelling's Melrose Place from 1996 to 1998. Rinna has starred in two projects opposite husband Harry Hamlin, the teen crime-drama Veronica Mars, and the Lifetime movie Sex, Lies & Obsession. Her previous Lifetime movie, Another Woman's Husband, boasted one of the highest ratings for a movie on Lifetime since 1999. She has also appeared in Hannah Montana in the role of Mr. Dontzig's cousin Francesca. 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 got her first role in the feature film Good Advice, starring Charlie Sheen and Jon Lovitz, and recently appeared in an episode of HBO's Entourage. Rinna recently announced that she would love to reprise her role of Taylor McBride on CW's revival Melrose Place, if given the offer. She has also appeared in Hannah Montana in the role of Mr. Dontzig's cousin Francesca.
In February 2009 Rinna starred in the Broadway production of Chicago, playing the role of Roxie Hart, alongside her husband, who played the role of Billy Flynn.
In May 2011, Rinna starred in the Nickelodeon television show, Big Time Rush, as James Diamond's mother, Brooke Diamond. In October 2011, it was confirmed that Rinna would once again reprise her most iconic role, Billie Reed on Daytime's Days of Our Lives. The actress will report to work in December, and will air sometime in 2012.
|1988||Captive Rage||Lucy Delacorte|
|1990||Monday Morning||Susan Pevensie|
|1990||The Hogan Family||Annie Derrick||4 episodes|
|1991||Lies Before Kisses||Adrianne Arness||TV movie|
|1991||Shades of LA||Holly||Episode: "Send Up the Clowns"|
|1991||Baywatch||Kelly||Episode: "Thin or Die"|
|1992||Night Sins/Days of our Lives||Billie Reed||TV movie|
|1992-1995, 2002-2003, 2012-present||Days of our Lives||Billie Reed(#1)||90 episodes; September 1992-September 1995, July 3, 2002-January 30, 2003, Returning in January 2012|
|1994||Night Heat/Days of our lives||Billie Reed||TV movie|
|1995||Vanished||Marielle Delauney||TV movie|
|1996-1998||Melrose Place||Taylor McBride||66 episodes|
|1997||Close to Danger||Jennifer Cole||TV movie|
|1998||House Rules||Cassiopa 'Cassie' Devine||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1998||Nick Fury: Agent of Shield||Contessa Valentina 'Val' de Allegro Fontaine||TV movie|
|2000||Another Woman's Husband||Laurel McArthur||TV movie|
|2000||Movie Stars||Amy Wells Hunter||Episode: "The Seduction of Reese Hardin"|
|2001||Oh, Baby||Michelle Grant||TV movie|
|2001||, Lies & Obsession||Joanna Thomas||TV movie|
|2001||Good Advice||Veronica Simpson|
|2002||My Adventures in Television||Samantha||Episode: "The Chinese Baby"|
|2004||8 Simple Rules||Holly||Episode: "YMCA"|
|2004||Veronica Mars||Lynn Echolls||Episode: "Return of the Kane"|
Episode: "An Echolls Family Christmas"
|2005||Veronica Mars||Lynn Echolls||Episode: "Clash of the Tritons"|
|2007||Entourage||Donna Devaney||Episode: "Malibooty"|
|2008||Hannah Montana||Francesca||Episode: "Killing Me Softly with His Height"|
|2010||RuPaul's Drag Race||Episode: "The Snatch Game"|
|2010||Community||Mark's Mom||Episode: "The Art of Discourse"|
|2011||Big Time Rush||Brooke Daimond, James' mom||Episode: Big Time Moms|
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