Lisa Haydon (born Elisabeth Marie Haydon; 17 June 1986) is an Indian model and actress, who appears in Bollywood films. She received critical praise for her performance in the comedy-drama Queen, which garnered her a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, among other accolades. Haydon later starred in the commercially successful comedy Housefull 3 (2016).
Haydon wanted to be a yoga teacher at the age of 18. Studying psychology on the side, she took her friends’ suggestion to pursue modelling to pay for the classes and rent. She started modelling in Australia with her first assignment being for stretch mark cream. Encouraged by her sister’s modelling acts in India, she moved to India in 2007 to pursue a modelling career there. In India, she has walked the ramp for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) and HDIL-India Couture Week(HDIL-ICW). She is also the face of Lakmé. She has also featured in commercials for Hyundai i20, Indigo Nation, Myntra.com and Blender’s Pride. In 2010, she did a commercial opposite Hrithik Roshan.
She has featured as cover girl for major fashion magazines like Verve (March 2008, January 2011),Elle (April 2009, May 2009, May 2010, April 2011),Femina (April 2009), Harper’s Bazaar (January–February 2010), FHM (August 2010) and Adorn (November–December 2010).
As a model Haydon has been recognized for her impeccable style and persona. She has been the first and the obvious choice of almost all the major fashion awards in the country. She was named the best model and the most stylish persona in Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless Awards 2009, DNA most stylish 2009, Marie Claire best model 2010.