Lani Billard (born 20 June 1979) is a Canadian actress and singer, who played Elizabeth "Busy" Ramone on the popular television series Ready or Not from 1993–1997. Before that she was on a show called F.R.O.G. on TVO. Since then Lani has appeared in Owning Mahowny where she played Tori the Teller, and most recently she was seen in Sarah Polley's award winning film Stories We Tell.

Lani was raised Jewish[1] and attended Unionville High School[2] in Markham, Ontario, where she graduated in 1997.

Lani has since become a vocalist, singing independently as well as with Canadian Hip Hop acts "iLLvibe" and "L.S.", her voice can be heard on such songs as "So Good", "Thoughts Connect" and "In The End", among others.

Personal Life

When not performing, Lani practices reiki on animals.


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1993-1997 Ready or Not Busy Ramone 65 episodes
2003 Owning Mahowny Tori the Teller
2010 Bonds Amy Short film
2011 Deep Tissue Herself TV movie


  1. ^ The Unofficial Laura Bertram Fan Club - Q&A with Laura at the Wayback Machine (archived 29 August 2012)
  2. ^ Sean B. Pasternak (July 1995). "Ready or Not, Lani Billard Has Arrived". Thornhill Times. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 

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