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Lisa Roberts Gillan
Born
Lisa Roberts

January 1, 1965 (1965-01-01) (age 54)
Occupation Actress, producer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Tony Gillan (?-present)
Family Eric Roberts (brother)
Julia Roberts (sister)
Emma Roberts (niece)

Lisa Roberts Gillan (born Lisa Roberts; January 1, 1965) is an American actress. She is the sister of actors Eric Roberts and Julia Roberts, and the aunt of actress Emma Roberts. She is married to Tony Gillan.

Early life

Roberts was born in Decatur, Georgia. Her mother, Betty Lou Motes (nee Bredemus), was a one-time church secretary and real estate agent, and her father, Walter Grady Roberts, was a vacuum cleaner salesman. Roberts's parents, one-time actors and playwrights, met while performing theatrical productions for the armed forces and later co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia off Juniper Street in Midtown; the two divorced in 1971. Her mother later married Michael Motes and had a daughter, named Nancy Motes, who was born in 1976. Roberts's father died of cancer when she was ten.


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