Liza Snyder is an American actress who has enjoyed some decent success in Hollywood. Even though her career has been largely limited to the small screen, she has endeared herself to fans with some memorable characters over the years. One of them is as Officer Molly Whelan, a rookie cop with a bad attitude on the TV series Sirens. The series lasted for three years and Snyder was integral to the show’s success. Get to know more about her here including facts about her personal life, movies, TV shows, and what have you.
Liza Snyder Biography
Liza Snyder was born on the 20th of March 1968 in Northampton, Massachusetts. The actress hails from a family with an artistic background. Her father was a theatre professor while her mother, Barbara Green was a singer and songwriter. Snyder also had some illustrious grandparents. Her maternal grandfather, John Green, was an Oscar-winning music composer. He composed several unforgettable jazz songs and worked with some renowned orchestras.
He later settled down in Hollywood and became a film score composer. His scores received 13 Oscar nominations out of which he won four. He also won an Oscar for producing a short musical titled The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture. Snyder’s maternal grandmother was the indefatigable Betty Furness. She started out as a TV actress before going on to become a well-known product promoter. She eventually became a passionate consumer rights advocate and was even given a presidential appointment in that regard.
Movies and TV Shows
Liza Snyder honed her skills at The Neighbourhood Playhouse School of Theatre and commenced her career in her 20s. Her very first roles were the TV dramas, The Trials of Rosie O’Neill and Murder, She Wrote, both in 1992. The Massachusetts native did not have to wait long for her breakthrough which came in 1993 on the ABC drama, Sirens. Sirens revolved around the personal and professional lives of three rookie female cops and Snyder played a starring role. Her co-stars and fellow rookies were Jayne Brook and Adrienne–Joi Johnson. Since her breakthrough on Sirens, Snyder has appeared on other TV shows such as Chicago Hope, Pacific Blue, Raising Hope, House, Yes, Dear, Jesse, and Man with a Plan.
Man with a Plan is a CBS sitcom which is headlined by Friends’ alum Matt LeBlanc. It follows the story of a man, Adam Burns, who decides to be a stay-at-home dad while his wife resumes her career. Snyder plays the role of Adam’s wife, Andi and is a regular on the series. Liza Snyder’s career has not been restricted to the small screen. She has appeared in a few movies including Pay It Forward. Pay It Forward is a 2006 film about a boy who kick-starts a movement by asking people to pay forward any favors they have received. The movie featured Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment, and Snyder had a minor role in it.
Liza Snyder does not belong to the realm of celebrities who enjoy splashing their private affairs in public. She is a very private person and loves to keep her personal affairs to herself. As such, she has not disclosed any details about her love life. There have also not been any rumors romantically linking her to her fellow movie stars. It is very much possible that the Sirens star is single. It is also possible that she has a special someone in her life but is choosing to keep him or her away from the spotlight. Whichever it is, you can trust that we will update you when more details become known.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Liza Snyder is 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.70 m) and weighs 70 kg (154 lb). Her hair color is dark brown while her eye color is light brown. Other additional measurements are waist size – 30 inches, chest size – 40 inches, and hip size – 41 inches. Snyder boasts of an enviable figure for someone of her age. The actress is yet to disclose the secret to her stunning looks, however, there is no doubt that this is because of a healthy lifestyle.
Other Facts About Liza Snyder
1. Her first acting gig came at the age of seven in a play at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.
2. She appeared in the music video for Sweep the Leg, a song by the pop-rock duo – No More Kings.
3. Snyder took a five-year hiatus from her acting career between 2006 and 2011.
4. She has appeared on TV shows such as The View and On Air with Ryan Secrest.
5. Her maternal grandmother has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of fame (one for her contribution to motion pictures and the other for her contribution to TV) while her maternal grandfather has one.
6. She has featured in TV films such as Innocent Victims and Race Against Time: The Search For Sarah.