Lauren Staton and Lisa Martin

Faye Dunaway and Claudia Christian


Columbo Villains -  Lauren Staton and Lisa Martin

Last Words to Columbo: "She’ll be alright"

In 'It's all in the Game', Lauren Staton and Lisa Martin (played by Faye Dunaway and Claudia Christian) have committed the murder of their unfaithful lover Nick Franco, with Lauren as the one who pulled the trigger. To make it appear as a burglary in Franco's apartment, the duo has executed their plan meticulously, ensuring they both have solid alibis. Lt. Columbo, who finds himself attracted to the gorgeous Lauren. She cleverly exploits his feelings by showering him with gifts and even giving him kisses. However, Columbo soon discovers irregularities in the physical evidence, and he becomes convinced that Lauren is involved in Franco's death. Despite this, he knows that a confession is the only way to arrest her.
Faye Dunaway and Claudia Christian are both accomplished actresses with successful careers in the entertainment industry. Faye Dunaway is an American actress who rose to prominence in the 1960s and 1970s. She is perhaps best known for her roles in classic films such as Bonnie and Clyde, Chinatown, and Network, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. Dunaway has also appeared in numerous other films and television shows throughout her career, earning critical acclaim for her performances. Claudia Christian, on the other hand, is an American actress known for her work in both film and television. She is best known for her role as Susan Ivanova on the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. Christian has also appeared in other popular television shows such as Freaks and Geeks, ER, and Criminal Minds. In addition to her acting career, Christian is also a writer, director, and producer.