Gone Girl Actress, Lisa Banes Dies Aged 65 After Being Knocked Down By Scooter

Actress Lisa Banes has died at the age of 65, it has been confirmed.


The Gone Girl actress was struck by a motorised scooter in a hit-and-run that took place on June 4.


The accident left her badly injured. She was in critical condition in Mount Sinai Morningside hospital with a traumatic brain injury.


Sadly, the actress, who played Marybeth Elliott alongside Ben Affleck in the 2014 thriller Gone Girl, died on Monday, June 14.



A New York Police Department spokesperson told that no arrests have been made.


Reacting to the news, Banes’ friend and singer Jill Sobule shared photos of them together and tweeted: “Just busted. Lisa Banes was magnificent, hilarious, and big-hearted – always helped me through the hard times. She was so beloved by so many.”

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Banes was on her way to meet her wife Kathryn Kranhol and was crossing the road when she was struck by a scooter. The driver of the scooter fled the scene and is currently being searched for by police.


Banes was best known for starring in 2014’s Gone Girl alongside Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, playing Marybeth Elliott. In 1988, the actress starred alongside Tom Cruise in the movie Cocktail.



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