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Occupation  Actress
Children  Alex, Bella
Role  Actress
Weight  53kg
Name  Isabel Glasser
Height  1.68m (5 ft 6 in)
Years active  1983–present

Isabel Glasser's sweet smile

Body Measurements  She has a slim and fit body with measurements of 35-24-35 inches (89-61-89 cm).
Born  May 1, 1958 (Age 62) (1958-05-01)
Movies  Forever Young, Pure Country, Exquisite Tenderness, Second Chances, Tactical Assault
Similar People  Steve Miner, Christopher Cain, Carl Schenkel, Albert Brooks
Star Sign  Taurus

Other Works  "Mom and the Silver Dragon" TV Commercial for Sony Playstation 2 (2002)

Isabel Glasser in scene from the movie "Pure Country

Isabel Glasser (born May 1, 1958) is an American actress who appeared in many Hollywood movies and TV shows. She hit to fame with the romantic blockbuster movie Pure Country in 1992 where she was seen opposite George Strait who played a rockstar in the film. Her career skyrocketed to success after the musical drama gained record breaking numbers at the box office.  She garnered immense praise for her role in the film. 


Isabel Glasser wearing a pink dress and floral hat and Mel Gibson wearing a white long sleeves

She went on to grab bigger projects in the American film industry some of the major projects being Forever Young opposite Mel Gibson in the same year i.e 1992 followed by Mother in 1996. She was also seen portraying the role of an overprotective mother in Kelsey Mulrooney starrer Second Chances in 1998. Isabel once again impressed the critics and the audience with her performance in the film. 

Isabel took a break from the big screen for almost eight long years. She was, however still active in the television industry.  She made a stellar comeback on the silver screen with Rutger Hauer and Mathew Davis starrer Mentor in 2006. Though she played a really small role in the film, her fans were delighted to have her back on the big screens. Owing to her small yet remarkable filmography, Isabel also landed a role in television one of the longest running and popular series, the Law & Order franchise.

As far as Isabel's love life is concerned, she has always kept her relationship under wraps. But reports were rife that Isabel was dating her Forever Young co-star Mel Gibson for a couple of years. She was also rumored to be dating her Law and Order co-star Harley Venton. She is a single mother of two children Bella and Alex.


Isabel Glasser's infographic about personal life and her career


1. Isabel Glasser is an American actress. She has worked in both film and television industry.

2. Isabel was born on May 1, 1958, in the United States.

3. She made her debut in the film industry with the movie A Marriage released on  February 1985. In Pure Country (1992) she portrayed the role of a young girl Harley who falls in love with a singer.

4. She rose to fame with her second film Forever Young where she portrayed the role of Helen in 1992.

5.  She has been a part of various other American films like Tactical Assault, Mother, Second Chances, The Kings Of Brooklyn, Mentor, Fire Flies among others.

6. She made her debut on the small screen in 1987 on the TV Series Loving.

7. She has also played a pivotal role in other regular TV shows like The Pretender, Crisis Center, Dellaventura among others.

8. Isabel garnered praise for getting away from her romantic girl next door image on the screen as she chose to portray the role of a lieutenant in The Pretender.

9. Isabel got recognition in the TV industry after she bagged a role in the popular TV series Law and Order.

10. Isabel has played different roles in every season of the show. She was seen playing some crucial parts in Criminal Intent, Trial and Jury and Special Victim Units seasons of the show.

11. Isabel was rumoured to be dating her Forever Young co-star Mel Gibson for a couple of years. She or her partner has, however, never admitted to it in public.

12. Reports of Isabel dating her Law and Order co-star Harley Venton while they were shooting for the show together were also making rounds back then.

13. Isabel is believed to be married to a man named Larry.

14. She has two twin children named Bella and Alex.

15. After her two decades old successful career at the showbiz, Isabel Glasser is supposed to hold a net worth of $400 thousand.

16. Isabel Glasser's salary during the 90s' is expected to be in the range of $40-$80 thousand USD per Movie.

17. Isabel Glasser retired from the entertainment industry in 2006 with Fire Flies being her last movie and in 2005 from television with Law and Order being her last TV show.

18. Since then, Isabel gradually vanished away from the limelight.

19. Though no updates on her personal or professional life have come to light since years, Isabel is reportedly alive and single and stays somewhere in America.

Career in TV Series

Isabel Glasser's phenomenal achievements and talent were not just confined to the silver screens. She made her mark in the television world as well. She has been a part of some of the most loved and prime time TV shows in America like Loving. It was Isabel's debut show on television than ran for over 3 years. She has also been a part of several other popular TV series like True Blue in 1990  NYPD Blue in 1994. 

Isabel Glasser's tough look as an army officer in The Pretender

Apart from the romantic portrayals, Isabel also donned the rough and tough look of an army officer in The Pretender. She portrayed the role of a lieutenant in the show.

Isabel Glasser's Husband & Other Affairs

Apart from her stellar performances in films and television, Isabel Glasser used to be in news for her personal life too. Though she never opened up about her love relationships and family in the media or press conferences, rumours of her dating her co-stars always made rounds in the entertainment industry. 

Isabel Glasser wearing pink dress and floral hat and Mel Gibson wearing a white long sleeves

She has shared a romantic relationship with Mel Gibson on silver screen in her second big film Forever Young. She has also allegedly dated him for a couple of years after the film released. Later on, while she was delivering stunning performance in the TV series Law and Order, Isabel was also linked up with her co-star from the show Harley Venton for a few years. Reports were making rounds that Isabel had tied the knot with Larry, a man who did not belong to the show biz. No proof has, however, been presented by anyone or Isabel herself about the same.

Isabel Glasser's children Alex & Bella

It is been claimed that she has a son named Alex and a daughter named Bella and they both are twins their wherabouts and existence are unknown as of now also no Information has, however, been presented by anyone or Isabel herself about the same.

Her Role & Character in Law and Order 

Isabel Glasser had been a part of one the longest running and popular television series Law And Order. She is an actress who had played four different characters in the different seasons of the Law & Order series. She was seen as Patty Taylor in Law & Order: Thin Ice and as Elaine Gergisin Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She portrayed the role of Josette Brooks in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Last but not the least Isabel was seen as Jean Nevins in the last season of Law & Order called Trial by Jury. This was also the last tv show of Isabel Glasser as an actor. She had bid goodbye to both the film and TV industry after her stint in Trial and Jury. Though not constant but Isabel was one of the most prominent parts in the Law & Order series on television.

Her Role & Character in Pure Country 

Isabel Glasser and George Strait in their denim outfit, a scene from Pure Country (1992 Film)

Isabel Glasser's career saw a boost in the American entertainment industry with her first mainstream film 'Pure Country'. She portrayed the role of a strong, fun-loving and independent woman named Harley who falls in love with a rockstar. Isabel graces the screen as soon as she enters the frame. In the very first of her appearance in the film, Isabel is seen looking at the male lead and the rockstar 'Dusty' with stars in her eyes, butterflies in her stomach, the scene itself screamed that an epic romance is going to take place between the two! Her argument with her drunk friend, where Dusty comes and saves her also builds the foundation of their relationship. 

Isabel Glasser wearing eyeglasses

Isabel's character in the film reflects both determination towards love and family as well her loyalty towards her self-respect. The way she takes a stand for herself and dumps Dusty after she was told that he was married to other woman and she doubted him to be cheating on her speaks of the strength of the character. In an interview to a leading daily, Isabel Glasser once spoke about how she played the role of a rockstar's lover in the film and said, “I tried to make it as easygoing an experience as I could.” She further added that “I felt like the more relaxed we were with each other, the more fun we had as actors, the easier it would be for the characters to fall into the relationship that they needed to find.” Isabel garnered immense praise for her performance in the film.

Isabel Glasser "Pure Country" 1992 Interview

Isabel Glasser's Net Worth 

Isabel Glasser was a famous actress of 90s. She was at the peak of her career during those years. The actress who been a prominent name in both the films and television business is supposed to hold the net worth of $400 thousand. 

She boasts the million dollar net worth owing to her longtime acting career in the entertainment industry. During the 90s an average salary of the actress was ranged from $40-$80 thousand per movie. Isabel too has reportedly have received her salary in the same range. she may also have earned $10 thousand to $20 thousand per episode from the TV series she featured in. Some of her films which minted millions at the box office include Forever Young and Mother.

Isabel Glasser "Forever Young" 1992 Interview

Filmography and TV Shows

Pellett (announced)

Cynde Pellett

Fireflies (2006)


Mentor (2006/I)

Margaret Burger

Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) (2005)

Jean Nevins

- Baby Boom (2005) ... Jean Nevins

The Kings of Brooklyn (2004)


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (2004)

Josette Brooks

- Bound (2004) ... Josette Brooks

Third Watch (TV Series) (2003)

Rita Devore

- The Price of Nobility (2003) ... Rita Devore

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) (2003)

Elaine Gergis

- Probability (2003) ... Elaine Gergis

Law & Order (TV Series) (2000)

Patty Taylor

- Thin Ice (2000) ... Patty Taylor

Second Chances (1998)

Kathleen Matthews

Tactical Assault (Video)(1998)

Jennifer Banning

Dellaventura (TV Series)(1998)


- The Human Factor (1998) ... Lorraine

Falls Road (TV Movie)(1997)

Lorraine Juega

The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda (TV Movie) (1997)

Brianne Lambert

Crisis Center (TV Series) (1997)

Stephanie Kahn

- Shots (1997) ... Stephanie Kahn

- Where Truth Lies (1997) ... Stephanie Kahn

- Someone to Watch Over Me (1997) ... Stephanie Kahn

- He Said, She Said (1997) ... Stephanie Kahn

The Pretender (TV Series) (1997)

Lt. Nancy Gleason

- The Better Part of Valor (1997) ... Lt. Nancy Gleason

Mother ( 1996/II)

Cheryl Henderson

Circumstances Unknown (TV Movie)(1995)


The Surgeon (1994)

Dr. Theresa McCann

NYPD Blue (TV Series) (1994)

Christy Williamson

- Double Abandando (1994) ... Christy Williamson

- The Final Adjustment (1994) ... Christy Williamson

The Enemy Within (TV Movie) (1994)

Sarah McCann

Forever Young (1992)


Pure Country (1992)

Harley Tucker

Death Ring (Video) (1992)

Lauren Sadler

True Blue (TV Series) (1990)

- Blue Monday (1990)

Loving (TV Series) (1987)

Marty Edison

- Episode dated 6 October 1987 (1987) ... Marty Edison (credit only)

- Episode dated 2 October 1987 (1987) ... Marty Edison

A Marriage (1983)


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Where is Isabel Glasser now ?

After Fireflies she disappeared from the Industry and her wherabouts are unknown Its speculated that she will play the role of Cynde Pellett in a drama movie named Pellett which is the story of Clem Pellet's quest to understand his grandfather's murder in 1951 and the trials and tribulations of the small town facing the possibility of a death sentence and aggressive forces trying to stop justice.

Isabel Glasser Smiling

Isabel Glasser Smiling

Isabel Glasser Looking


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