‘Gone Girl’ actor Lisa Banes dies 10 days after hit-and-run in New York US actress Lisa

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‘Gone Girl’ actor Lisa Banes dies 10 days after hit-and-run in New York US actress Lisa

‘Gone Girl’ actor Lisa Banes dies 10 days after hit-and-run in New York
US actress Lisa Banes, best known for her role in the movie Gone Girl, has died 10 days after a hit-and-run by a scooter or motorbike in New York.
The 65-year-old TV, Broadway and film actress was pronounced dead Monday after suffering a head trauma in the accident in Manhattan, the New York Police Department spokesman said on Tuesday.
Banes was struck as the two-wheeler ran a red light while she was “attempting to cross from west to east on West 64th street,” the spokesman said.
An investigation is under way but no arrests have been made, he added. The NYPD said it was unable to determine whether the vehicle was a scooter or a motorbike.
Banes lived in Los Angeles but was in town to perform in The Nineties, a two-woman show being streamlined by the Manhattan Theater Club.
“We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing,” her agent David Williams told NBC News. “She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends.”
Banes’ wife, Kathryn Kranhold, tweeted a series of photos in honour of her spouse on Tuesday.
Kranhold has appealed for witnesses to find the driver.
Actor Seth McFarlane said he was deeply saddened at the death of Banes, whom he worked with on his TV series The Orville.
“Her stage presence, magnetism, skill and talent were matched only by her unwavering kindness and graciousness toward all of us,” McFarlane tweeted.
Apart from the 2014 hit Gone Girl, Banes starred alongside Tom Cruise in the 1988 romantic comedy Cocktail.
On television, she had roles on shows including Nashville, China Beach and One Life to Live.
Additional reporting by Tribune News Service
‘Gone Girl’ actress Lisa Banes dead at 65 after hit-and-run accident
Banes appeared in numerous television shows and movies, including “Gone Girl” in 2014 and “Cocktail” with Tom Cruise in 1988. On television, she had roles on “Nashville,” “Madam Secretary,” “Masters of Sex” and “NCIS.”

NEW YORK — “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes died 10 days after being injured by a hit-and-run driver in New York City, police said.

The 65-year-old Banes, who was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4, died Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, a police department spokesperson said. The driver did not stop, police said.

Banes appeared in numerous television shows and movies, including “Gone Girl” in 2014 and “Cocktail” with Tom Cruise in 1988. On television, she had roles on “Nashville,” “Madam Secretary,” “Masters of Sex” and “NCIS.”

She acted on stage regularly, including Broadway appearances in the Neil Simon play “Rumors” in 1988, in the musical “High Society” in 1998 and in the Noel Coward play “Present Laughter” in 2010.

Her manager, David Williams, said Banes was hit as she was crossing Amsterdam Avenue on the way to visit the Juilliard School, her alma mater.

Banes lived in Los Angeles and was married to Kathryn Kranhold, a contributing reporter for the Center for Public Integrity.

Friends and colleagues mourned Banes on Tuesday on Twitter.

“Just busted,” singer Jill Sobule tweeted. “Lisa Banes was magnificent, hilarious, and big-hearted - always helped me though the hard times. She was so beloved by so many.”

Actor Seth McFarlane said he was deeply saddened at the death of Banes, whom he worked with on his TV series “The Orville.”

“Her stage presence, magnetism, skill and talent were matched only by her unwavering kindness and graciousness toward all of us,” McFarlane tweeted.

Police have made no arrests.

Actress Lisa Banes, who appeared in numerous television series and films like “Gone Girl,” died Monday after suffering injuries sustained from being hit by a scooter in New York City earlier this month, the NYPD and a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

She was 65.

“We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing,” David Williams, her manager, said in a statement. “She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends. We were blessed to have had her in our lives.

Banes is survived by her wife, Kathryn Kranhold, who paid tribute in a touching post on Twitter.

Banes suffered severe head trauma after being struck by a scooter that ran a red light in Manhattan’s Upper West on June 4. She was hospitalized immediately following the incident, police said.

“The scooter then fled the location, continuing north bound. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing,” the NYPD said in a release.

Williams previously told CNN his understanding was that Banes was on her way to visit Juilliard, her alma mater, and Lincoln Center Theater when she was injured.

Banes, a native of Ohio, began her acting career in the 1980s, according to IMDB. She starred alongside Tom Cruise in the 1988 film “Cocktail” and played the concerned, prickly mother Marybeth Elliott in the 2014 film “Gone Girl.” Her TV appearances include roles in “Royal Pains,” “Masters of Sex” and “Nashville.”

On stage, she has performed in the plays “High Society,” “Arcadia” and “Rumors” and won a Theatre World Award for her role in “Look Back in Anger,” according to Playbill.

Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ Actress, Dies at 65
Banes was taken to the hospital after she was struck by an "an unknown scooter or motorcycle" on June 4 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City.

Lisa Banes, a film and television actress whose credits include films such as Gone Girl and A Cure for Wellness, has died 10 days after being struck by a driver in a hit-and-run in New York City. She was 65.

Banes died Monday, June 14, at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, according to the New York Police Department.

The NYPD previously told THR that a pedestrian was hit on June 4 by “an unknown scooter or motorcycle” near the corner of West 64th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The scooter, according to the NYPD, didn’t stop and fled the location. The pedestrian, later identified as Banes, was taken to the Mount Sinai hospital.

Born in Ohio and a graduate of Juilliard, Banes had a number of film credits including Young Guns, A Cure for Wellness, as well as Gone Girl, in which she played Marybeth Elliott, mother of Amy Elliott (Rosamund Pike). She also starred in such television series as The Orville, Nashville, Royal Pains and Masters of Sex.

On Broadway, Banes played Cassie in the Neil Simon play Rumors in 1988 and Margaret Lord in the musical High Society in 1998. She also appeared in Accent on Youth in 2009, and most recently in the 2010 revival of Present Laughter.

The Orville‘s Seth MacFarlane was among those who took to Twitter to remember Banes, writing, “I am deeply saddened at the news of Lisa Banes’ passing. We had the good fortune to work with her on The Orville this past year. Her stage presence, magnetism, skill and talent were matched only by her unwavering kindness and graciousness toward all of us. A tremendous loss …”

Lisa Banes, a husky-voiced actress who performed roles in movies like “Cocktail” and “Gone Lady” and was a frequent performer on the New York stage, died on Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital in Manhattan. She was 65.

Ms. Banes’s dying was confirmed by the New York Police Division, which stated she had sustained extreme head trauma when she was struck by a scooter on June 4, as she was crossing Amsterdam Avenue close to West 64th Avenue in Manhattan.


 
The individual driving the scooter drove by means of a purple mild, then crashed into Ms. Banes earlier than fleeing, stated Sgt. Edward Riley, a spokesman for the division. The police have been investigating and no arrests had been made, he stated.

Ms. Banes, who was identified for her wry humor and assured, elegant presence, had appeared in varied roles in tv, on stage and in films over greater than 4 many years.

In 1984, The New York Times named her one of 15 stage actresses to watch and described her as “so confident as to look unapproachable” within the Off Broadway play “Isn’t it Romantic.” She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her efficiency in that play.

Lisa Banes was born on July 9, 1955, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. She graduated from the Juilliard College and was an alumna of the Performing Firm, the touring classical theater ensemble.

She received a Theatre World Award in 1981 for her efficiency in “Look Again in Anger.”

In 1988, she appeared on Broadway for the primary time as Cassie Cooper, reverse Christine Baranski, within the Neil Simon play “Rumors.”

She performed Tom Cruise’s boastful, older girlfriend within the film “Cocktail” in 1989, and the acerbic mom of a lacking girl in “Gone Lady” in 2014.

She acted frequently on tv, showing in reveals like “Nashville,” “Madam Secretary” and “Masters of Intercourse.”

In 2018, she performed one of many two lead roles within the Off Broadway drama “The Niceties,” a tense drama that pit her as a seemingly progressive, lesbian professor towards a younger Black school scholar, performed by Jordan Boatman.

The Boston Globe praised their performances and stated they “each discover the nuances of their characters, conveying the occasional cracks inside their seeming certitude.”

Ms. Banes is survived by her spouse, Kathryn Kranhold, and a brother, Evan Sinclair.

Within the 10 days after the accident, actors and playwrights who had labored with Ms. Banes over time expressed their assist and shock at what occurred.

Eleanor Burgess, who wrote “The Niceties,” stated she had been with Ms. Banes shortly earlier than she was struck by the scooter and described her as a “good, vibrant, great girl.”

Gone Girl actress Lisa Banes dies aged 65 following accident
US actress Lisa Banes has died aged 65 after being involved in a scooter collision in New York, police confirmed on Tuesday.

Banes was perhaps best known for playing Marybeth Elliott, the mother of Amy - the titular Gone Girl in David Fincher's 2014 psychological thriller.

She also appeared in the films Cocktail and A Cure for Wellness.

Actor and director Seth MacFarlane led the tributes, saying her death was "a tremendous loss".

New York police confirmed to the BBC that Banes was hit by a scooter as she walked across a pedestrian crossing in Manhattan on 4 June.

Suffering from a head injury, she was taken to hospital, and subsequently died on Monday.

"The scooter then fled the location, continuing northbound," the NYPD [New York Police Department] said in a statement.<



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