Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Cocktail’ Star, Dies at 65 After Hit-and-Run Accident

Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Cocktail’ Star, Dies at 65 After Hit-and-Run Accident
Lisa Banes, an actress known for roles in “Gone Girl,” “Cocktail,” “A Cure for Wellness” and roles on stage and screen, has died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident. She was 65.

Banes was struck by a scooter or motorcycle in New York while crossing the street on June 4 near Lincoln Center, an NYPD spokesperson told AP. Banes then died Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, as confirmed to TheWrap by a rep for Banes.

The driver did not stop and police have made no arrests.

“We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing. She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends. We were blessed to have had her in our lives,” Banes’ manager David Williams told TheWrap.

Lisa Banes was born in Chagrin Falls,
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