Elise Falanga 


Elise Falanga, Grace Gummer 

Scene from: "Dr. Death" 

Season1, Ep 4


Elise Falanga was born in Bayshore, New York and raised in Vernon, New Jersey. Since the ripe age of seven, Elise knew she wanted to be a working actor and landed her first role as one of the orphans in a local NJ stage production of "Annie" and as the wicked with of the west in "The Wizard of Oz". 

She studied acting in New York City and Los Angeles for several years before landing her first network co-star role on Ken Jeong's sitcom;  "Dr. Ken" (ABC).                   

She continues to work as an actress professionally in Film and Television. Some of her recent tv roles released in 2022 was Brett on Better Call Saul (S6) and as the Lenora Neighbor in Stranger Things (S4). Stay tuned for her upcoming roles on Netflix's: The Upshaws (S2) where she worked with Wanda Sykes and in the Feature Film: Squealer. 

She is currently represented by Lilly Bankston of the Bankston Talent Agency and is earning her Producing certificate with UCLA Extension. She now resides in between Rio Rancho, NM and Los Angeles with her husband, Chris Taylor, SOC (camera operator) and their two dogs.