Edelstein resides in Los Angeles in a century old home with her husband, artist Robert Russell, two step-sons, and several rescue dogs.
She volunteers her time with a variety of charitable organizations including Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, The Anti-Defamation League, Planned Parenthood and The Center for Reproductive Rights.
Plus, the sizzling chemistry between Hugh Laurie and Lisa Edelstein keeps the dialogue fresh enough to warrant a slap on the cheek.
Edelstein talked about Cuddy's sex life, her relationship with House and those racy outfits she loves to wear. everyone went on strike, so we've only got up till Episode 12 in the can, so Cuddy won't be sleeping with House unless we get the writers back. TVGuide.com: It would be quite something if the two of them got it on!
Somebody said that sometimes when women have a lot of miscarriages, they go on the pill to try to regulate their ovulation. Has there been any awkwardness on set between Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer since their engagement ended?
She got her start in television as Lisa E on MTV’s “Awake on the Wild Side.” Edelstein also works extensively in the realm of voiceover; most recently on “The Legend of Korra,” as well as voicing the character of Mercy Graves on the animated “Superman” and “Justice League” series, and memorable guest spots on “American Dad” and “King of the Hill.” In feature films, Edelstein is probably best known as Ben Stiller’s aerobics-obsessed date in “Keeping the Faith.” Additional credits include “What Women Want,” “Daddy Day Care” and “As Good As It Gets.” Most recently she’s been seen in “Joshy” which premiered at Sundance and has since been acquired by Lionsgate/Hulu.
Edelstein: That is what's fun — what's been great about playing this character now for several years is that the complexity becomes more and more real, and she becomes more and more of a real person. TVGuide.com: A couple of week ago, House and Cuddy were having one of their pissing matches and he threatened to replace her birth control pills with placebos.
Does that mean Cuddy is no longer trying to have a baby? But I didn't get an answer; I think they just liked the line. TVGuide.com: The scenes between Chase and Cameron have been pretty intense this season.
Do you think anything could happen between her and Wilson, or Foreman, or Chase? I never even noticed their love affair on set — I mean, I knew they were having one, but....
TVGuide.com: You had some memorable, smaller roles on shows like Sports Night and The West Wing.