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NameLisa Renee Pitts
LocationLos Angeles

Lisa Renee Pitts is a veteran and award-winning actress of stage, film and television. You may recognize her from the #1 music biopic of all times, “STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON”, in which she played Dr. Dre’s mother Verna Griffin.

Receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University; Mason Gross School of the Arts, Lisa began her career in her hometown of New York City, appearing in Off-Broadway and Regional Theaters around the country and Europe; accumulating Critics Circle Awards, NAACP Theater nominations and so on. More recently Lisa made her Broadway debut in the Tony nominated, Pulitzer Prize winning play, SWEAT, by the incomparable Lynn Nottage.

Ultimately, the city of angels would call Lisa’s name! Upon her arrival she began to work on classic shows “The Shield”, “The Practice”, as well as recur on the hit ABC Family Channel drama “Lincoln Heights”. Film roles would soon follow, including HER, and the independent hits True To The Game 1, 2 & 3 based on the novels by the same name

Currently Lisa is appearing in Stephen Kings, THE STAND, again, based on the best-selling novel of the same name, streaming now on Paramount +.

Behind the microphone, Lisa is a multi- award-winning audiobook narrator and producer, having narrated some 150+ titles spanning all genres


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Woman, Memoir, 1st Person
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Teens, Female, YA, Comic
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AA Dialect, Dialogue, Fem