Monica Lacy

Monica Lacy

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Monica Lacy
Born Monica Creel
(1970-08-27) August 27, 1970 (age 48)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Ross Lacy
Relatives Leanna Creel (Identical sister)

Joy Creel (Identical sister)


Monica Lacy (born August 27, 1970) is an American television and film actress. Lacy is an identical triplet who, along with her sisters Leanna and Joy Creel, started acting in the late 1980s. They appeared together in two television movies aired on The Wonderful World of Disney: Parent Trap III and Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon.


The Creel sisters, Monica, Joy, and Leanna, appeared in roles together on Growing Pains and Beverly Hills 90210, among others; they also were interviewed on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. While her sisters eventually chose paths away from the spotlight, Monica began appearing in several popular television shows, which included Married… with Children, where she appeared as Esther, a celibate teen-in-distress, whom Bud, who works as a dispatcher for a “Virgin Hotline”, has to talk into staying celibate in the season 10 episode “Dial “B” for Virgin”. Lacy’s additional television credits include dating Kramer on the classic Seinfeld episode “The Yada Yada“, going through heartbreak on FOX‘s Party of Five, and an appearance on the Baywatch episode “Shark’s Cove” in 1992.[1]

Lacy’s more recent television appearances include guest-starring roles on CBS‘s Hawaii Five-O as an MIT computer scientist and on ABC‘s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as a suffering wife.

She has also appeared in such films as the Sundance Award-winning Possums, Freeway with Reese Witherspoon, and The Cell alongside Vincent D’Onofrio. She’s starred in five hour-long pilots for CBS, MTV, and NBC, including Clyde PhillipsTime Well Spent and the series lead in the 1999 made-for-TV movie Sorority, alongsides January Jones and Christina Hendricks.[1]

Lacy studied acting with Larry Moss and Howard Fine and was part of the improv comedy group The Groundlings.[2] She’s performed stand-up about her unusual childhood behind the ‘Orange Curtain’ and has starred in nearly 200 television commercials; she can currently serves as a TV commercial spokesperson for AutoNation.[1]

Family/personal life[edit]

Lacy holds a B.A. in English Literature from UCLA and completed the university’s Professional Screenwriting Program.[1]

She is married to casting director Ross Lacy; the Lacys and their two children reside in Los Angeles.



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Freeway Twin #1
1998 Possums Sarah Jacobs
1999 Ladies Room Assistant (Tony Roman)
2000 The Cell Mother
2004 The Old Man and the Studio Danielle Short Film
2006 Paperdolls Star


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Growing Pains Schwartz Twins Episode: “Michaelgate”
1989 Parent Trap III Jessie Wyatt Television film
1989 My Two Dads Cathy Episode: “Basket Case
1989 Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon Jessie Wyatt Television film
1991 Parker Lewis Can’t Lose Barbie Episode: “King Kube”
1991 Anything But Love Actress Episode: “Stop Me Before I… Again: Part 1 & 2”
1992 Baywatch Debbie Kent Episode: “Shark’s Cove”
1992 Vinnie & Bobby Actress Episode: “Vinnie Gets Sued”
1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 Claire / Rory Episode: “The Twins, the Trustee, and the Very Big Trip”
1993 Sworn to Vengeance Jesse Television film
1993 CBS Schoolbreak Special Tina Kosloski Episode: “Crosses on the Lawn”
1994 Dead at 21 Younger sister of lead Pilot Episode
1994 Married… with Children Esther Episode: “Dial B for Virgin”
1995 Spring Fling! Cassie Television Film
1995 Party of Five Holly Blanchard Episode: “Ready or Not
1996 Time Well Spent Actress Television Film
1996 Rattled Michelle Television Film
1996 Nowhere Man Teenage Laura Episode: “Through a Lens Darkly”
1997 Ned and Stacey Lauren Episode: “Scenes from a Muffin Shop”
1997 Seinfeld Julie Episode: “The Yada Yada
1999 Sorority Jesse Sloan Television Film
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Sandra Cutler Episode: “A ia la aku” & “Kupu’eu”
2014 Hairapy Lacey Episode: “BFFWTF!”
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Katie Thompson Episode: “The Writing on the Wall
2015 The Advocate Shirley Television Film
2015 The Kicks Sharon Burke

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