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Lisa Jakub (2015)

Lisa Jakub is a Canadian-American writer, and a former child actress. She is best known for her roles in Mrs. Doubtfire as Lydia Hillard and Independence Day as Alicia Casse.

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About the Lisa Jakub Interview

Hey Reddit!
My name is Lisa Jakub. I was an actor from the ages of 4 - 22, in more than 40 TV shows and movies like Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day, Matinee and a bunch of cheesy made-for-television movies that mostly just aired in Denmark.

I enjoyed acting for a while, but I eventually realized that it just wasn't my passion. So, I ran away from LA - to search for what I wanted to do with my life and discover who I was underneath the actor. As it turns out, I'm a writer. It's kind of usual to live your dream by leaving Hollywood, rather than running towards it, but I'm now living a life that feels more authentic to me.

My first book is out this week, it's called You Look Like That Girl. http://youlooklikethatgirl.com/ It's a memoir about growing up in - and leaving - the film industry. I also write at http://www.lisajakub.net/ and various freelance outlets.

It's just me and the dog sitting here doing this AMA, so please prepare yourself for typos and profanity. My dog has quite a mouth on her. Let's go. AMA!

My Proof: https://twitter.com/Lisa_Jakub/status/610848337349242880

*UPDATE - I have to go now - but thank you SO much for a super fun AMA! You guys were awesome! Please keep in touch with me through Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LisaJakub108 Twitter https://twitter.com/Lisa_Jakub and my blog http://www.lisajakub.net/ *

Lisa Jakub Jun 16, 2015