“Gone Girl” alum Lisa Banes succumbed to her injuries ten days after hospitalized by a hit-and-run vehicle in New York City, authorities said.
The 65-year-old actress was struck by a motorcycle or scooter as she was crossing the street on Friday, June 4. The actress was quickly admitted to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, where she breathed her last on Monday.
Police said in the statement that the driver didn’t stop.
The unfortunate accident took place on Friday when Bane was on her way to catch up with some of her old friends and her wife Kathryn Kranhold for dinner.
Her colleagues and friends mourned her loss on Tuesday on Twitter.
Musician Jill Sobule tweeted” “Just busted, Lisa Banes was lovely, big-hearted and humorous- always assisted me through the tough times and was loved by so many.”
According to the witness and the police department, The biker, driving north on Amsterdam Ave, ran through the stop signal and dashed off after hitting the actress with such power that Banes was knocked out of the crosswalk.
“I am deeply saddened at the news of Lisa Banes’ demise,” Seth MacFarlane, creator of “Family Guy.” tweeted in his post. He continued, “This past year, we were fortunate enough to work with her on The Orville.”. “Her stage presence, charisma, talent, and skills were matched only by her steadfast compassion and kindness toward all of us; It’s a huge loss.”
Lisa starred in several movies and television shows, including “Cocktail” with Tom Cruise in 1988, “Gone Girl” in 2014, and “Look Back in Anger” with Malcolm McDowell. On television, Banesd appeared in “Madam Secretary,” “Murder She Wrote,” “The Trials of Rosie O’Neill,” and “NCIS.”
Paul Rudnick, the award-winning screenwriter, playwright, and novelist, sent his condolences on Tuesday as the news of Lisa’s departure surfaced. “RIP Lisa Banes, a wonderful actress and much valued especially by the theater community,” he wrote. “I only knew Lisa a little, but I admired her work and exquisite flair.”