Lisa likes to create scrapbooks with her children. She also likes salsa dancing.
She graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts.
Lisa played the character of Barbara Snyder--the mother of a verbally tormented pre-teen girl--in the 2004 TV film Odd Girl Out. Lisa has said that one of the most challenging things about this role was playing a mother who, initially, was not teaching her daughter necessary strategies for self-confidence.
Married to Jay Cohen since 1990. They have three children, Scott, Max, and Olivia.
Lisa Vidal: I have that little wild streak in me at times, but yet, I'm a really old-fashioned girl.
Lisa Vidal: When you want something so badly, you just do it. You don't think about how hard it's going to be.