Lucy Lee Flippin

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Lucy Lee Flippin

Lucy Lee Flippin

Lucy Lee Flippin is a former American actress. Lucy Lee Flippin started her career in the early 1970s has acted in various movies and TV series. She is particularly famous for her depiction in the NBC series Little House on the Prairie, Flippin as Eliza Jane Wilder.

The actress also has due credit for her role in several other popular productions like Prairie Fever, The Mind of the Married Man, and Still Standing.

Early life and Childhood

Lucy Lee Flippin was born to Dr. Flippin and Harrison Fitzgerald Flippin on July 23, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Later on, she moved to Dougla s sville along with her parents.

There, she spent the majority of her childhood too. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Education Details

Regarding her studies, Lucy completed her degree at Northwestern University.

Later, she mastered acting from experienced theatrical artist Uta Hagen.

Professional Career

Flippin started her career in the Hollywood industry shortly after the end of her acting school.

At the beginning of her career, she worked in TV ads and theater work as well.

Her most popular theater work was A Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Richard Gere.

Later on, she traveled to Los Angeles to start working in Movies and TV shows.

Her first on-screen debut was in an adult movie, The Telephone Book in 1971.

Prior to this, she had appeared in various movies such as Annie Hall, Flashdance, Summer School, My Mom’s a Werewolf, Lady, The King, and so on.

In the year 2001, the actor portrayed the role in the movie Rat Race sharing the screen along with Rowan Atkinson, Lanei Chapman, Whoopi Goldberg, and many more.

Lucy Lee Flippin
Lucy Lee Flippin in one of her acting scenes. Source: mafab

Flippin has also worked on a dozen TV shows such as The Bob Newhart Show, The Ropers, Philip Marlowe, Private Eye, Amazing Stories, The Golden Girls, Beverly Hills, 90210, Charmed, The Mind of the Married Man, and Still Standing.

After five decades of her career, Flippin resigned from performing in 2008.

Her latest on-screen project was Prairie Fever, in which the actress played the part of Faith along with Kevin Sorbo, Lance Henriksen, and Dominique Swain.

A year ago in 2007, Lucy was depicted in a horror Urban Decay, sharing the screen alongside Dean Cain, Brooke Burns, and Chris Williams.

Net Worth and Salary

Lucy Lee Flippin is reported to own net worth of around $3 million.

Her specific wage is missing, however, she must have earned a significant income from her movie performances.

The typical income of the actor in the 1970s was around $30 thousand, therefore she also might have earned the same amount.

The former actress mostly derives money from her work in a number of successful movies and Tv shows.

The actress was a cast in the comedy movie Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment which became a big hit at the box office racking up over $115 million worldwide against a $7.5 million budget.

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Relationship Status

Lucy Lee Flippin is currently single but previously the actress was married to a longtime boyfriend turned husband, Tom Francis Tarpey aka Tom Tarpey.

The wedding ceremony was held on October 25, 1975, at St.Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Dougla s sville, Pa.

After three years in 1978, Flippin gave birth to a son, Christopher Tarpey with her husband. Sadly, after a few years, the couple divorced.

Since the first divorce, the actress has always preferred to keep her personal life a secret. She has been leading a low-profile life. Probably, Lucky is enjoying her single life.

Body Measurement

Lucy Lee Flippin has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches(173cm). Her body weight is around 59kg (130 Ibs). She has a slim body built with a perfect body figure.