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ANNA LISA BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Anna-Lisa was born on March 30th, 1935 in Oslo, Norway with the birth name Anne Lise Ruud.  She first became involved in acting when she perform in stage productions at a local theater her brother owned. 
 
Originally she relocated to the United States to work as an au-pair.  While living in California she took up acting lessons and also found small jobs at local theaters.  She was soon discovered by agent, Walther Kohner when she was performing in the stage production of, "Lorca's Blood Wedding"
 
Soon she was working on television in small roles until she was cast in an episode of the TV western, "Sugarfoot" in 1958.  Warner Brothers took notice of her and she began appearing on other western series such as, "Maverick", "Bronco", "Cheyenne" and "Sunset Strip" and "Surfside 6".
 
Her biggest career role was working as a regular in the television series, "Black Saddle" (1959) starring Peter Breck which first aired on NBC and then later switched to ABC. It was this role that got her noticed by Columbia Pictures and she was cast in two films, "Have Rocket, Will Travel" (1959) starring The Three Stooges and "12 to the Moon" (1960).
 
As her career progressed she was not really offered any more decent film roles but did continue to appear on television occasionally in such series as, "Bonanza", "The Millionaire", "Laramie", "Islanders" and "Room for One More".
 
After leaving the United States to pursue stage acting in Oslo Norway, she is now retired from the industry and resides in her home country of Norway.  Her last stage appearance was in 1998 in, "Stepping Out". 

 
Filmography

1968 Run for Your Life
1967 That Girl
1967 Garrison's Gorillas
1967 The Search for the Evil One
1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
1966 Death Valley Days 
1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 
1961-1963 Ben Casey 
1963 The Lieutenant
1963 Perry Mason
1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show
1962 G.E. True 
1960-1962 77 Sunset Strip 
1962 Room for One Mor
1961 Assignment: Underwater 
1960 Surfside 6
1960 Bonanza
1960 The Islanders 
1960 Laramie 
1960 Hong Kong 
1960 Gunsmoke
1960 12 to the Moon 
1960 Wagon Train
1960 Sea Hunt 
1959-1960 Black Saddle 
1960 Lock Up
1959 The Gale Storm Show
1959 The Millionaire
1959 Have Rocket, Will Travel 
1959 Behind Closed Doors 
1959 The Third Man
1958 Lux Playhouse
1958 Bronco
1958 Maverick
1958 Sugarfoot
1958 Flight







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