Lisa Darr (born April 21, 1963) is an American actress. Darr was born Lisa Darr Grabemann in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Mollie, an actress, and Karl Grabemann, a lawyer. She attended Stanford University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in Biology; she went on to receive an MFA in Acting from UCLA. She played Annie Whitman on ABC's Life As We Know It. Darr's previous television appearances include The WB's teenage drama, Popular, as Jane McPherson as well as the short-lived but critically acclaimed 1996 Fox series Profit as Gail Koner. In the fifth season of the show Ellen, she played Laurie Manning, the girlfriend of the title character, Ellen Morgan; this was notable as the first openly gay relationship involving a major character in an American television series.
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