An Associate Member of RADA.
She and her husband, Dr. Roger Payne, founder and president of "Ocean Alliance" and internationally recognized expert on whales, together share environmental concerns, particularly in her husband's field of study. This subsequently led to the creation of "SeaChange: Reversing the Tide", a performance piece that uses science and poetry to urge us all to make sustainable living our primary goal. Lisa and Roger also wrote and performed "Lessons From Copernicus", a blend of art and science that vividly demonstrates how mankind has gone horribly wrong. In addition, Lisa is also the author of the environmental handbook, "What Can I Do?", which has been published internationally.
Sam Neill and Lisa had a son, Tim Neill, together, and they now share his care/life between them.
Graduated from RADA.
Starred in Wit and Medea for the Pittsburgh Public Theater [October 2001]