Lisa whelchel

Lisa Whelchel (born Lisa Diane Whelchel on May 29, 1963 in Littlefield, Texas) is an American actress who portrayed the role of Blair Warner on "The Facts of Life."



  • Is the daughter of James "Jimmy" and Virginia "Genny" Whelchel.
  • Has a younger brother named Cody and a younger half-brother named Casey.
  • Lisa's parents divorced in 1981 and her mother married Roy Coleman in 1983.
  • Spent most of her childhood in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Became a born-again Christian when she was 10 years old.
  • Appeared on "The New Mickey Mouse Club" with Julie Piekarski.
  • Is a trained ventriloquist and a licensed pilot.
  • Released a gospel music album in 1984 called "All Because of You" which was nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Inspirational Performance" in 1985.
  • Married Steven Cauble in July of 1988 and divorced in 2012; has three children: son Tucker (born in January of 1990) and daughters Haven (born in September of 1991) & Clancy (born in November of 1992).
  • Home schooled her three children.
  • Has written ten books on motherhood, child discipline, adult friendships, homeschooling, and finding Jesus through the development of holiday traditions.
  • Has been a regular speaker with Women of Faith Christian conferences since 2009.
  • Participated as a contestant on the CBS reality series "Survivor: Philippines," tying for second place; she was also voted fan favorite and was awarded $100,000.
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