Lisa Loving Dalton – Bio


daltonfig40lastdragonsmall-ncLisa Loving Dalton appeared in more than 200 films, television shows and commercials as an actor and stunt player in New York, Hollywood, and Texas. You’ve seen her in ER, HBO’s Carnivale, Dr. Quinn and Melrose Place among her many TV credits. She was featured in the cult favorite Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon as a bad gal in Sho’nuff’s Gang. Visit IMDB for a partial listing.

Her stunts were used in such hits as Ghostbusters, Money Pit, Crocodile Dundee, Married to the Mob, FX, Legal Eagles, and Splash. She doubled Cher, Madonna, Kelly McGillis, Grace Jones, and Meryl Streep.

On the other side of camera, she is an award-winning director/producer of independent fiction and documentary films.

Lisa teaches and performs in Russia, Europe, and the Americas, on stage and film, beginning in 1976 with as a founding member. She is on the SAG-AFTRA DFW Board, President of the Tarrant County Live Theatre League, President of the National Michael Chekhov Association (; and is a John Maxwell Founders Circle Certified Speaker, Trainer and Coach.

Through the NMCA, Dalton and Professor Wil Kilroy developed the longest running Michael Chekhov Teacher certification track globally. Lisa was the 2014 SouthEastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Guest Master Teacher.

In 1998, Lisa co-created the Award-winning documentary From Russia to Hollywood narrated by Gregory Peck that aired on PBS. Other DVD’s she has authored include:

lisa13aShe is the author of:

  • Michael Chekhov Playbook: Discovering the Complete Chart of Inspired Action
  • Murder of Talent: How Pop Culture Is Killing “IT”
  • Falling for the Stars: A Stunt Gal’s Tattle Tales
  • Atmospheres: The Soul of Storytelling
  • [email protected]: A Multidimensional Approach to Script Analysis with Stanislavski and Michael Chekhov
  • Foreword: Acting Exercise for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined by Anjalee Nadkarni (2017) London: Routledge
  • Foreword: Energize: A Balancing Act by Emmanuelle Chaulet (2008) Maine, Starlight Acting Books
  • Articles: Backstage, Soul of the American Theatre and Actors Ink 

She is also certified in NLP, Hypnosis, and Neurological Repatterning and a John Maxwell Team Speaker, Trainer, Coach.

Off-duty, you might catch Lisa cruising on her BMW motorcycle with her Shih Tzu, Tibby Dalton (Friend him on FB). A biker since her first stunt in 1980, she has ridden in all 50 United States and 9 Canadian Provinces.

As a celebrity golfer with her late husband, actor Ken Kerman, she has served many charities, with favorites Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Foundation, Barbara Sinatra Abused Children’s Center and Make-a-Wish Foundation. She is a proud stepmom of two and grandma of four. Scuba, hiking and being a bird nerd flesh out her hobby list.


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Lisa Loving Dalton Amazon Best Sellers: 

  • Falling For The Stars: A Stunt Gal’s Tattle Tales by Lisa Loving Dalton
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Acting Classes:


  • Available for Master Classes, Keynote Addresses for Leadership, Arts, and Self-Development
  • Ask about a custom designed topic

 Solo Shows:

  • Big Bumps, A Stunt Gal’s Fear Less Life Lessons is a theatrical romp revealing Dalton’s rough and tumble Tomboy life in the movies and in life, triumphantly rising into her own sense of self-confidence and success.    88 minutes
  • Anton Chekhov’s The Darling is a 68-minute solo performance available for tour
  • Details at Solo Show