Lisa de Cazotte

Lisa de Cazotte /də kəˈzɒt/ (November 2, 1961 – December 7, 2019)[1][2] was an American soap opera producer.

Lisa de Cazotte
Born
Lisa Smith

(1961-11-02)November 2, 1961
DiedDecember 7, 2019(2019-12-07) (aged 58)
NationalityAmerican
Other namesLisa S. Hesser
Alma materFordham University
OccupationTelevision producer
Years active36
Known forDaytime soap operas
Home townDobbs Ferry, New York
Spouse(s)Antoine de Cazotte
Parent(s)Charles and Beatrice Smith

BiographyEdit

Born Lisa Smith in Westchester, New York, de Cazotte was the daughter of Charles and Beatrice Smith and grew up in Dobbs Ferry, New York.[1][2] A graduate of Fordham University, de Cazotte was known as Lisa S. Hesser before her marriage to French documentary producer Antoine de Cazotte.[1][2]

De Cazotte started as an intern at the daytime soap opera One Life to Live in 1983, working her way up to Associate Producer and then Coordinating Producer.[1][2] She served as a producer on Santa Barbara from 1991 to 1993, coordinating producer on All My Children from 1994 to 1996, and supervising producer on Sunset Beach from 1997 to 1999.[1][2] De Cazotte was then the executive producer of Passions for its entire run, from July 5, 1999 to August 7, 2008.[1][2][3] She next became the executive producer of General Hospital: Night Shift for its second season in 2008.[1][2][3][4] De Cazotte returned to All My Children as a producer under Julie Hanan Carruthers from 2009 to 2010. She also served as co-executive producer of Days of Our Lives from January 30, 2012 to July 31, 2015.[1][2] On December 19, 2017, she joined The Young and the Restless as a supervising producer.[1][2]

Positions heldEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Category Series Year Result Ref.
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Drama Series All My Children 1995 Nominated [5]
1996 Nominated [6]
1997 Nominated [7]
2010 Nominated [8]
Days of Our Lives 2013 Won [1][2][9]
2014 Nominated [10]
2015 Won [1][2][11]
2016 Nominated [12]
The Young and the Restless 2019 Won [1][2][13]

Executive producing historyEdit

Preceded by
None
Executive Producer of Passions
July 5, 1999 – August 7, 2008
Succeeded by
Show canceled
Preceded by
Jill Farren Phelps
Executive Producer of General Hospital: Night Shift
July 22, 2008 – October 21, 2008
Succeeded by
Show ended
Preceded by
Ken Corday
Noel Maxam
Greg Meng
Executive Producer of Days of Our Lives (with Ken Corday and Greg Meng)
January 30, 2012 - July 31, 2015
Succeeded by
Ken Corday
Albert Alarr
Greg Meng

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Emmy-Winning Daytime Producer Lisa de Cazotte Passes Away". Soap Opera Digest. December 8, 2019. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Bennett, Anita (December 9, 2019). "Lisa de Cazotte Dies: Emmy-Winning Daytime Producer Was Age 58". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d Nordyke, Kimberly (May 27, 2008). "SoapNet renews Night Shift". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
  4. ^ a b Giddens, Jamey (May 2, 2008). "Former Passions Exec Producer Lisa de Cazotte to Helm Second Season of GH Night Shift?". Daytime Confidential. Archived from the original on December 14, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
  5. ^ "1995 Emmy Winners & Nominees". Soap Opera Digest. New York City. Archived from the original on October 9, 2007. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  6. ^ "1996 Emmy Winners & Nominees". Soap Opera Digest. New York City. Archived from the original on January 8, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  7. ^ "1997 Emmy Winners & Nominees". Soap Opera Digest. New York City. Archived from the original on August 18, 2004. Retrieved May 6, 2013.
  8. ^ "The 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 12, 2010. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013 – via emmyonline.org.
  9. ^ "The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Winners". New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. June 16, 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 28, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013 – via emmyonline.org.
  10. ^ "The 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 1, 2014. Archived from the original on June 23, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014 – via emmyonline.org.
  11. ^ "The 42nd Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Winners" (PDF). New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 26, 2015 – via emmyonline.org.
  12. ^ "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 24, 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016 – via emmyonline.org.
  13. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (May 6, 2019). "Daytime Emmy Awards Full Winners List: The Young and the Restless, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jeopardy's Alex Trebek Take Top Honors" (PDF). Deadline Hollywood. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved May 6, 2019.

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