We get to chat with Lisa Russell about life in the Malibu Colony and Cary Grant!
Lisa grew up in Malibu, California some of her classmates were Emilio Estevez, son of Martin Sheen, Jill Selsman, daughter of Carroll Lynley. Tiffany Mitchum, granddaughter of Robert Mitchum to name a few school chums.
Later years, while attending Marymount High School, she became acquainted with CeeCee Durante, daughter of Jimmy Durante, Bridget Kelly, Gene Kelly's daughter and Courtney Lemmon, Jack Lemmon's daughter.
However, her closest friendship was with Jennifer Grant, daughter of Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon. they met at Carden Malibu and quickly forged a bond over they're common love of horses. Lisa and Jennifer would spend countless hours riding, watching horse shows and collecting anything related to the equestrian world.
From 1975 to 1980, Jennifer and Lisa were inseparable Cary would come in and play games, dance and tell jokes. Her nickname for Cary was rabbit. So, one night after Cary told us one of our favorite jokes about a rabbit. She just started calling him rabbit. He even made up a little funny character voice for rabbit.
She has many more tales to tell, listen in!