Lisa Whelchel

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Lisa Whelchel
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Birth name Lisa Diane Whelchel
Born May 29, 1963 in Littlefield, Texas, USA
Notable Roles Blair Warner on The Facts of Life
Notable Episodes
Awards 4 nominations

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The New Mickey Mouse Club Lisa 1977
The Facts of Life Blair Warner 1979–1988 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Wonderful World of Disney Lisa 24x06 - The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World November 20, 1977
Family Cathy Connelly 4x02 - All for Love September 28, 1978
The Wonderful World of Disney Robin Lapp 25x12 - Shadow of Fear (1) January 28, 1979
The Wonderful World of Disney Robin Lapp 25x13 - Shadow of Fear (2) February 4, 1979
Diff'rent Strokes Blair Warner 1x23 - The Girls School May 4, 1979
Diff'rent Strokes Blair Warner 3x15 - The Older Man February 25, 1981
The Love Boat Caroline 6x18/19 - Greek Cruise: Isaac's Aegean Affair / The Captain and the Kid / Poor Rich Man / The Dean and the Flunkee February 5, 1983
The Love Boat Kelly Barrett 9x04/05 - German Cruise: The Villa / The Racer's Edge / Love or Money / The Accident November 2, 1985

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Facts of Life Goes to Paris Blair Warner September 25, 1982 The Facts of Life
The Facts of Life Down Under Blair Warner February 15, 1987 The Facts of Life
The Facts of Life Reunion Blair Warner November 18, 2001 The Facts of Life

Awards and Accolades

Young Artist Awards

  • 1982: Nominated: Best Young Comedienne - Motion Picture or Television, for: The Facts of Life
  • 1982: Nominated: Best Young Actress in a Television Special, for: Twirl
  • 1983: Nominated: Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series, for: The Facts of Life
  • 1984: Nominated: Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series, for: The Facts of Life

Trivia

  • Her mother, Virginia was a real estate agent and her father, Jimmy was a technician; her parents divorced in 1981 and her mother remarried to Roy Coleman in 1983
  • Has a younger brother, Cody and an older half-sister, Casey
  • Attended high school in Lake Worth, Texas
  • Became a born-again Christian when she was 10 years old
  • Married her husband, Steven Cauble in 1988; they have three children: son Tucker (born in January of 1990) and daughters Haven (born in September of 1991) & Clancy (born in November of 1992); they divorced in 2012
  • Homeschooled her children
  • Released a Christian pop music album in 1984 called "All Because of You"
  • Has written 10 books about motherhood, child discipline, adult friendships, homeschooling and finding Jesus through the development of holiday tradition
  • Since 2004, she has been a regular inspirational speaker at churches and conferences nationwide