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Lisa Canning
Lisa Canning
Host Profile
Birth Date 7 November 1966 (1966-11-07) (age 57)
Hometown St.Thomas, Virgin Islands

Season(s) Season 1

Lisa Canning is a former host of Dancing with the Stars. She co-hosted alongside Tom Bergeron in season 1.


Her credits include Entertainment Tonight from 1996 to 1999, co-host of Knights and Warriors, the first season of Dancing with the Stars, Beyond With James Van Praagh (as the backstage interviewer/skeptic) and the Pax show Destination Stardom.

As an actress Canning appeared in small roles in the feature films Scream, Intermission, and The Day After Tomorrow. She has acted on the television soap operas General Hospital and The Young and the Restless.

She co-hosted the first season of Dancing with the Stars alongside Tom Bergeron. She was replaced by Samantha Harris, who was replaced by Brooke Burke, who was replaced by current co-host Erin Andrews.

Personal Life[]

She is married to Harold Austin and lives in Los Angeles, California.


  • She is the only primary co-host of DWTS to not get cancer.