- Full Name Lisa Davina Phillip
- Nickname Lisa Phillip
- Occupation Actress & Social Advocate
- Nationality British
- Birthplace South London, United Kingdom
- Birth Date (Not Disclosed)
- Net Worth (Not Disclosed)
Lisa Davina Phillip | BiographySickle Cell Disease Advocate
Lisa began her acting career as a teenager. She started with stage and theater acts and eventually worked her way up to TV and film. Her first stage performance was in the Lyceum Theater in London in 2004, where she was part of the popular Disney act 'The Lion King'. Later in 2007, she portrayed Lily Holmes's character in the musical 'Gershwin's Porgy and Bess'.
Lisa Davina Phillip is a British actress. Her fans primarily recognize her as nurse Pearl from the 2008 TV series The Royal Today.
Who is Lisa Davina Philip?
Lisa Davina Phillip is a television and film actress best known for her works in The Royal Today (2008 TV series) as Nurse Pearl McDonald. Alongside acting, she is also an advocate of sickle cell disease. Her Instagram handle consists of numerous posts related to the disease's awareness programs.
Lisa began her acting career as a teenager. She started with stage and theater acts and eventually worked her way up to TV and film. Her first stage performance was in the Lyceum Theater in London in 2004, where she was part of the popular Disney act The Lion King. Later in 2007, she portrayed Lily Holmes's character in the musical Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Lisa's other notable performances include Apple Tree House (2017-2018 TV series), Call the Wildlife (2020 TV series), Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020 Film), Boxing Day (2021 Film), etc. Moreover, her upcoming TV series Hard Cell is currently in the post-production stage and is set to release sometime in 2022.
Early Bio and Parents
Lisa Davina Philip was born to her Grenadian parents in South London, United Kingdom. She has not announced her birth date and her early life information in public yet.
Lisa received her formal education at the University College Northampton. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Popular Culture and Media at the University. Later, she attended the Academy Drama School, where she trained to become an actress. Moreover, in 2001, she received a scholarship from the famous British Weekly Newspaper The Stage.
'The Royal Today'
The Royal Today is a British TV soap opera which first aired on 7 January 2008 on ITV Network. It follows a storyline of medical personnel of the St. Aidan's Royal Free Hospital. The series aired for only one season. However, it had 50 episodes, half an hour each.
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The Royal Today TV series was Lisa's first major acting work and her debut TV series. She portrayed the character of a nurse named Pearl McDonald in the series. She appeared in 45 episodes from January 2008 to March 2008.
Husband and Children
Lisa has not disclosed any information about her love life, marriage, or husband to the media and public. However, she has a daughter named Miai Leonie Philip.
Miai is a child actress with several TV role credits. She began her career in 2020 as Ruby in the TV series Andy and the Band. Her other acting works include Zero Chill (2021 TV series), You Don't Know Me (2021 TV series), etc.
Besides acting, Miai is also a sickle cell disease campaigner. She has worked in several Leukemia Disease Awareness Programs associated with ACLT (Afro Caribbean Leukemia Trust) and NHS Blood and Transplant. She and her mother Lisa also operate an Instagram handle, @sicklecelladvocate, dedicated to spreading awareness about Sickle Cell Diseases.
Miai regularly features on her mother's Instagram handle @lisadavinaphilip. Moreover, on her 11th birthday, her mother, Lisa, wished her a picture and an inspiring message on Instagram. The birthday post read,
Happy 11th Birthday to my Angel @sicklecelladvocate. Each day is a gift being in your presence. Your strength, your beauty, your amazing sense of humor, your intelligence, your resilience and charm make me so proud to be your mum. You shine with a brightness that defies all odds. Here's to many more birthdays and many more dreams yet to be realized.