American actress Lisa Banes, best known for her role in the film Gone Girl, died 10 days after being hit by a two-wheeler in Manhattan, a New York police spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Lisa Banes, 65, was pronounced dead in hospital Monday, June 14, following the accident on June 4, near the Lincoln Center cultural center, the spokesperson told AFP.
She suffered a head trauma after a two-wheeler burned a red light as she entered to cross the street. New York Police were unable to determine which type of two-wheeler was involved. An investigation is underway, but no arrests have yet been made, the spokesperson said.
“We are heartbroken by the tragic and senseless death of Lisa. She was a woman of wit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage, in front of the cameras, and more with his wife, family and friends “, said his agent, David Williams, quoted by NBC.
Lisa Banes’ wife Kathryn Kranhold tweeted a series of photos in honor of his wife on Tuesday (June 15). While Banes fought for his survival in the hospital, Kathryn Kranhold had appealed for witnesses in The Daily News, to find the driver of the scooter.
– Kathryn Kranhold (@kkranhold) June 15, 2021
Lisa Banes had acted in many films, in the cinema and in the theater, in “sitcoms” including Roseanne, and at the theater, on Broadway. In the cinema, his most noticed roles were in Gone Girl (2014), and in the romantic comedy, Cocktail (1988), alongside Tom Cruise.