The character actress Lisa Banes, best known for her work in movies like Cocktail and Gone Girl, has died at the age of 65 ten days after she was injured in a hit-and-run electric scooter accident in New York City.

“We are heartsick over Lisa’s tragic and senseless passing,” her rep told Entertainment Tonight. “She was a woman of great spirit, kindness and generosity and dedicated to her work, whether on stage or in front of a camera and even more so to her wife, family and friends. We were blessed to have had her in our lives.”

Banes was on her way to a dinner party on June 4 when she was struck by a person on a scooter. She suffered a traumatic brain injury that she was not able to recover from. An NYPD spokesman told Variety that police found Banes laying in the street with “severe head trauma.” She was immediately rushed to the hospital, where she was listed as being “in critical condition.”

The New York Post reported that Banes was born in Ohio and raised in Colorado, and she went on to attend the esteemed Juliard in New York City. From there, she launched a prolific career in both New York and Hollywood, appearing in dozens of television shows and movies.

Banes played Tom Cruise’s older love interest in the 1988 movie Cocktail, and the mother of a missing woman in the 2014 film Gone Girl. Banes said that after reading the script for the latter, she thought to herself, “Oh, I’m right for this.”

“I just have an affinity for her,” she said of her Gone Girl character. “It seeped in right away.”

Banes also had roles on Broadway, appearing in “Present Laughter” and “High Society,” among other plays.

“She’s a great character,” her friend Cynthia Crossen said after the crash. “She’s funny. She’s fun. She’s vibrant. She’s just a person of many talents and interests.”

Banes is survived by her wife Kathryn Kranhold, a former Wall Street Journal writer who she married at an intimate ceremony roughly four years ago at City Hall.

“We have several days ahead of us to pray for Lisa,” Kranhold said after the accident. “If anyone has any information about the scooter driver, we ask them to please call police.”

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