Lisa Whelchel

Dove Foundation Advisor Biography

Lisa Whelchel

Actress; Author

Lisa Whelchel was born on May 29 in Littlefield, Texas. At age 13, her first professional acting experience was as a Mouseketeer for The New Mickey Mouse Club. Ms. Whelchel is perhaps best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC’s The Facts of Life for nine years.

Her first book, Creative Correction published by Tyndale House, was released October 2000. The book has sold over 160,000 copies and received a Gold Medallion Nomination in the Family and Parenting Category. She is also the author of The Facts of Life and Other Lessons My Father Taught MeSo You’re Thinking About HomeschoolingThe ADVENTure of ChristmasThe Busy Mom’s Guide to Prayer,Speaking Mom-ese and Creative Correction – The Bible Study. With a goal to refresh and equip other mothers, she is also the founder of MomTime Ministries and MomTime Get-A-Ways.

Ms. Whelchel has three grown children. She feels her current role, as a wife and mother, is her greatest, and most challenging, role yet.