In the last episode of The Orville, actress Lisa Banes was paid homage to the actor, who was known for switching from FOX to Hulu, as well as other Orville regulars and guest stars. The card, which includes the dedication to her, was given at the start of the episode. In an unusual move, the title card inscribed the character''s names, and was written in white against a dark star-speckled background. In the first episode, the actress said: "The Orville voted
On The Orville, Banes made two guest appearances.
In 2371, Dr. Renhol was recruited to the Sidzia campus as a Trill, who was a member of the Symbiosis Commission, and was a part of the problem. But in the 2360s, Renhol decided to remove Dax and join the site with another host, knowing that the procedure would kill Jadzia. Renhol, however, was not involved in her work as a result of the failure of a memory block, which had once been removed from the site, but
The Internet Movie Database lists 85 film and television credits for Banes, dating back to 1984, including Cocktail (as the girlfriend of Tom Cruises character), The Trials of Rosie ONeill, Frasier, Boston Legal, Gone Girl, Nashville, and Others. The Times Magazine referred to her as a versatile actress who came to prominence on the New York stage in the 1980s, and included a few feature sections, including Look Back in Anger (in which she played the wife of previous Star Trek guest-star Malcolm
MacFarlane Paid Tribute to Banes on Twitter
Lisa Banes'' passing is profoundly saddened. This past year, we had the pleasure to work with her on The Orville. Only her level of character, character, and ability were matched by her unwavering compassion and kindness towards each other. A huge loss Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) June 15, 2021
Lisa Banes'' passing has wrought me havoc on the internet this past year. Her stage presence, magnetism, skill, and ability were combined only by her unwavering kindness and graciousness towards each other. A savage loss
In a Twitter post, Seth MacFarlane expressed his thanks and condolences for Lisa''s passing. This year, viewers have seen the last of Banes as Speria Balask on The Orville. A tremendous lossUnderstanding the media''s commitment to excellence and compassion, according to the New York Times. Banes is survived by her wife, Kathryn Kranhold, and her stepmother, Joan Banes.