From the stage to the small-screen, Lise's career has encompassed virtually every area of entertainment. She has starred in countless plays including Other Peoples Money, Mame, Can Can, They're Playing Our Song, Sweet Charity, and Bye Bye Birdie. She was also a member of the original LA cast of Beauty and the Beast and toured the world for over two years with A Chorus Line. You may also recognize her from her TV roles on Friends, Providence, Mad TV, Third Rock from the Sun, and many more.
Lise began her career at the age of thirteen and has worked with such notables as Betty White, Jason Alexander, Lynn Redgrave, Lucie Arnez, Courtney Cox, and Marie Osmond. In 1988, she performed with Marvin Hamlisch and Shirley Jones for President and Mrs. Reagan in The Great Performances at the White House series, which aired on PBS.
Lise is the sixth of nine children raised by Bill and Jacque Simms in southern Colorado. Her father is a watercolor artist. She attributes her great eye for design to her parents who now live in the national historic R.T. Frazier home. Frequently asked by friends and family members for her decorating advice and expertise, Simms is currently renovating her 1947 Hollywood Colonial.