Who is Lisa Codrington? Age, Husband, Career Details

Lisa Codrington is a Canadian actress and playwright who is recognized as the author of Cast Iron (2005) and other intriguing plays such as The Aftermath (2011), Up The Garden Path (2015), and The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (2016). As an actress, Lisa is most recognized for her role as Gail in the 2016 – 2022 Comedy TV series Letterkenny. Lisa Codrington does not appear to be married and no one seems to know much about her love life. Read on to learn all there is to know about Lisa Codrington.

Profile summary of Lisa Codrington
  • Name: Lisa Codrington
  • Date of birth: March 13, 1990
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Place of birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Education: University of Winnipeg (Criminology), Ryerson Theatre School (Acting)
  • Marital status: Single
  • Occupation: Actress, Playwright
  • Years active: 2005 – Present
  • Net worth: Est. $800k
  • Instagram: #lisacodrington

How old is Lisa Codrington?

Lisa Codrington is currently 34 years old according to reliable sources. Her seeming preference to keep details of her personal life away from the media and the public has meant that very few people are certain about how old she truly is. Several outlets have speculated that the playwright/actress is in the age range of the 30s to 40s.

Meanwhile, Lisa Codrington was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her birth status allows her to enjoy all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of a Canadian citizen. Lisa’s ethnic heritage has a mix of the West Indies Island country of Barbados, as well as a significant amount of African heritage.

Like almost every aspect of her early life, information on Lisa Codrington’s family members is sparse, and there is restricted knowledge of the identity of her parents or any siblings she might have had. Lisa’s formative years were spent in her birth country but details of her early formal educational background are unknown.

However, several sources have indicated that Lisa Codrington acquired a university degree in Criminology from the University of Winnipeg before going on to study acting at the Ryerson Theatre School.

Lisa Codrington began acting in 2013

There’s no doubt that Lisa Codrington always had a thing for acting from her years as a young girl and she has gone on to live out that dream by appearing in more than 20 movies and TV series. The talented actress made her acting debut in 2013 though, when she appeared as Lisa Turnow in the TV series Copper.

There was a 2-year-gap between her first and second on-screen appearance which came in 2015 when she played the role of Miss Franklin in an episode of Heroes Reborn. Lisa played bit-part roles in several TV series before landing her first feature-length movie role in the 2017 drama/horror/mystery Flatliners.

In the movie which is about a group of medical students who are obsessed with what goes on after one dies and embark on a series of experiments just to find out, Lisa plays the role of Chief Resident. In 2016, Lisa landed her biggest role to date when she was contracted to portray the character Gail in the comedy series Letterkenny which revolves around the delicate social interactions of folks in a small rural town.

Lisa Codrington’s filmography

TV series

  • 2013 Copper as Lydia Turnow (2 Eps)
  • 2016 Man Seeking Woman as Dr. Sheila Evans (1 Ep)
  • 2016 Orphan Black as Kendra Dupree (1 Ep)
  • 2017 The Handmaid’s Tale as Officer #2 (1 Ep)
  • 2017 Baroness Von Sketch Show as Andy (1 Ep)
  • 2017 Saving Hope as Nurse Rosa (2 Eps)
  • 2018 Cardinal as Dr. Wasserstein (1 Ep)
  • 2016 – 2018 Schitt’s Creek as Audrey (2 Eps)
  • 2018 Bad Blood as Shelley (6 Eps)
  • 2019 Little Dog as Detective Dee (1 Ep)
  • 2018 – 2019 Anne with an E as Constance (5 Eps)
  • 2016 – 2022 Letterkenny as Gail (41 Eps)
  • 2022 The Lake as Naomi (6 Eps)
  • 2022 Children Ruin Everything as Maria (17 Eps)

TV mini-series

  • 2015 Heroes Reborn as Miss Franklin (1 Ep)
  • 2017 Alias Grace as Carrie (1 Ep)

Short movies

  • 2020 Common Dwelling as Jodie/Brigit


  • 2017 Flatliners as Chief Resident
  • 2018 22 Chaser as Connie
  • 2019 The Kindness of Strangers as Bonnie
  • 2019 Shazam as Interviewee

Note that the list above is correct as of October 2022.

Lisa Codrington is also a talented playwright

Long before she ventured into the acting scene, Lisa Codrington had been making her mark as a talented playwright with awards to show for it as well. Her first play Cast Iron premiered at Tarragon Theatre, Toronto in 2005 after it had won a five-month workshop in the Write From the Hop Competition. The play, which centered around Lisa’s Barbadian heritage, was a one-woman show with actress Alison Sealy-Smith playing the leading lady.

Over time, Lisa’s creative mind has been responsible for churning out very intriguing plays such as The Aftermath (2011), The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (2016), and Up the Garden Path (2015). Her endeavors as a playwright have seen her pick up awards such as the Carol Bolt Award for Up the Garden Path in 2016. Cast Iron was nominated for the Governor General’s for English-Language drama at the 2006 Governor General’s Awards.

Lisa Codrington’s net worth

Financially, Lisa Codrington hasn’t done too badly for herself. Her endeavors as a playwright and an actress have enabled her to amass a net worth believed to be around $800k. This is a figure that is likely to increase with time as long as she remains active in the movie business and dedicated to her job as a playwright.

Lisa Codrington has no disabilities

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From what has been garnered about the actress so far, nothing in her physical makeup suggests that she is suffering from any disability. The speculations regarding her being disabled surrounds her character Gail, who is portrayed as disabled in Letterkenny. Lisa Codrington’s body functions appear to be in perfect working order off-screen.

She has pronounced teeth that often go unnoticed. This has also contributed to the questions asked about her looks but it doesn’t seem to be a disability.

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Meet Lisa Codrington’s husband

Lisa Codrington is quite secretive about her life off-screen and this has left many wondering whether she is married or not. Lisa is not married and does not appear to be in a relationship either. As of 2022, Lisa lives in Toronto, Canada, and seems to be wholly focused on moving her career as a playwright and an actress to the next level.

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