Bridget Christine Flanery (born March 24, 1970 in Guthrie Center, Iowa) is an American actress. She is most notable for playing the Sweet Valley character Lila Fowler in Sweet Valley High in 1994 until 1996 before being replaced by actress Shirlee Elliot. She is a Drake University graduate, completing her studies in 1992, where she studied theatre. She soon left Iowa to pursue an acting career. She was nominated for a Young Artist Award in 1997 for the Best Performance in a TV Comedy — Guest Starring Young Performer for the television show Pearl.