Leslie Hope

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Leslie Hope
Leslie Hope Comic-Con 2011.jpg
BornLeslie Ann Hope
(1965-05-06) May 6, 1965 (age 49)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Adam Kane (?–?)
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For the comedian and actor born Leslie Townes Hope, see Bob Hope.
Leslie Hope
Leslie Hope Comic-Con 2011.jpg
BornLeslie Ann Hope
(1965-05-06) May 6, 1965 (age 49)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Adam Kane (?–?)

Leslie Ann Hope (born May 6, 1965) is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Teri Bauer in the Fox show 24.

Life and career[edit]

Leslie Hope was born on May 6, 1965 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She graduated from St. Michael's University School at Victoria, British Columbia, in 1982. She was married to cinematographer, producer and director Adam Kane.[1]

She has appeared in many Canadian and American films and television series. Her first film role was in the Canadian film Ups and Downs, in 1981, which was filmed in Victoria. In 1987, she played the role of Madeleine Henry in the TV miniseries War and Remembrance. In 1993, she starred in Paris, France, directed by Gerard Ciccoritti. She later played the role of Teri Bauer in the first season of 24 (2001–02).

Hope starred in George A. Romero's Bruiser. On television, she appeared in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Kira Nerys' mother Kira Meru, and in the Gemini Award-winning Human Cargo.

During 2005–2006, she appeared as Attorney General of the United States Melanie Blackston in four episodes of Commander in Chief and, in the Fall of 2006, played Lily Rader in the CW drama series, Runaway.

Currently, Hope plays attorney Joan Luss, a surviving passenger of Regis Airlines Flight 753, on FX's The Strain. She also has a recurring role in the crime series, NCIS (TV series) as Secretary of the Navy, Sarah Porter.



1981Ups & DownsPenelope
1984Love StreamsJoanie
1986Education of Allison Tate, TheThe Education of Allison TateAllison Tate
1988KansasLori Bayles
1988It Takes TwoStephanie Lawrence
1988Talk RadioLaura
1990Men at WorkSusan Wilkins
1991Big Slice, TheThe Big SliceJenny Colter
1992Dance Goes On, TheThe Dance Goes OnRick's Girl in LA
1993Sweet KillingEva Bishop
1993Paris, FranceLucy
1994SchemesLaura SteeleVideo
1994Cityscrapes: Los AngelesKatie
1995First DegreeHadley PyneVideo
1996Conspiracy of Fear, TheThe Conspiracy of FearJimmyVideo
1996Rowing ThroughKate Bordeleau
1998Shadow BuilderJenny Hatcher
1998Summer of the MonkeysSarah Lee
1999Water DamageArabella Bauer
1999Life Before This, TheThe Life Before ThisAlice
2000Double FrameSpecial Agent Kate Olsen
2000BruiserRosemary Newley
2000The Spreading GroundLeslie DDeLongpre
2002DragonflyCharisse Darrow
2005Fix, TheThe FixLeslieShort film
2008Never Back DownMargot Tyler
2009Formosa BetrayedLisa Gilbert
2009Jesse Stone: Thin IceSidney Greenstreet
2012MindfieldMaggieShort film
2015Crimson PeakAlan's mother


1984CBS Schoolbreak SpecialLindaEpisode: "All the Kids Do It"
1985Berrenger'sCammie SpringerMain role (11 episodes)
1985-1986Knots LandingLinda MartinRecurring role (6 episodes)
1986Sword of GideonShoshanaTV film
1987HunterJulie LawrenceEpisode: "Requiem for Sergeant McCall"
1988Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Golden LandDorrieTV film
1988-1989War and RemembranceMadeline HenryTV miniseries
1989American PlayhouseElizabeth LeopoldEpisode: "Ask Me Again"
1990Working Tra$hSusan FahnestockTV film
1992True ConfectionsVerna MillerTV film
1993Caught in the ActRachelTV film
1994seaQuest DSVMarie PiccoloEpisode: "Vapors"
1994Party of FiveMeg BennettEpisode: "Grownups"
1995Avenging Angel, TheThe Avenging AngelLiza RigbyTV film
1995Shadow-OpsPaigeTV film
1996Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt StoryClaire BrownTV miniseries
1996Early EditionMeredith CarsonEpisodes: "The Paper", "His Girl Thursday"
1998Blackout EffectKarenTV film
1998This Matter of MarriageHallie MitchellTV film
1998Star Trek: Deep Space NineKira MeruEpisode: "Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night"
1998Chicago HopeVicki SlaterEpisode: "The Ties That Bind"
1999Chicago HopeVicki SlaterEpisode: "Playing Through"
1999Vengeance UnlimitedMrs. ThomasEpisode: "Legalese"
1999Restless SpiritsCharlotteTV film
1999Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsDarcy KiplingEpisode: "Alien Radio"
2000Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsWeathermanEpisode: "Zig Zag"
2000Judging AmyDr. Amanda KubiakEpisode: "Drawing the Line"
2000Level 9Grace Bishop / Gina BartholomewEpisode: "Mail Call"
2001RoboCop: Prime DirectivesAnn R. KeyTV miniseries
2001SanctuaryKirby FitzsimmonsTV film
2001District, TheThe DistrictSpecial Agent Grace CurryEpisodes: "Fools Russian: Parts 1 & 2"
2001Stolen MiracleSgt. Jane McKinleyTV film
2001-200224Teri BauerRegular role (24 episodes)
2003Death and Life of Nancy Eaton, TheThe Death and Life of Nancy EatonSarahTV film
2003Unexpected Love, AnAn Unexpected LoveKate MayerTV film
2003-2004Line of FireLisa CohenMain role (13 episodes)
2004Human CargoCharlene FischerTV miniseries
2004Incredible Mrs. Ritchie, TheThe Incredible Mrs. RitchieJoanTV film
2004MeltdownZoe CoxTV film
2004Open HeartHostTV film
2004H2OSgt. Leah CollinsTV film
2005HouseVictoria MadsenEpisode: "Histories"
2005Eleventh Hour, TheThe Eleventh HourMarsha Segal / Moira SeagullEpisode: "The Miracle Worker"
2005Hunt for JusticeCamille GilbertTV film
2005-2006Commander in ChiefMelanie BlackstonEpisodes: "Pilot", "First Strike", "First... Do No Harm", "The Price You Pay"
2006Karol - The Pope, the ManJulia RitterTV film
2006EverwoodLaurie FieldsEpisodes: "Lost and Found", "Ghosts", "You're a Good Man, Andy Brown"
2006-2008RunawayLily RaderRecurring role (10 episodes)
2007EyesNan BurgessEpisode: "Karma"
2007Don't Cry NowBonnieTV film
2007CSI: MiamiDenise PartneyEpisode: "Permanent Vacation"
2007Everest '82Michelle WinegateTV miniseries
2008Apostles, TheThe ApostlesDee BrinjakTV film
2008Law & Order: Criminal IntentTerri DriverEpisodes: "Neighborhood Watch", "Last Rites"
2008Private PracticeLindaEpisode: "Nothing to Talk About"
2008Faux BabyLeslie / Dr. GreenfieldEpisodes: "Birth of a Faux", "Valley of the Fauxs"
2008Mentalist, TheThe MentalistKristina FryeEpisode: "Seeing Red" (1x7)
2009Jesse Stone: Thin IceSidney GreenstreetTV film
2009Black RainCarol GreyTV film
2010Seven Deadly SinsDet. Sharon GearyEpisodes: "1.1", "1.2"
2010TangledMarleneTV film
2008, 2010Mentalist, TheThe MentalistKristina FryeEpisodes: "Seeing Red" (1x07), "Red Letter" (2x22), "Red Sky in the Morning" (2x23), "The Blood on His Hands" (3x03)
2011Off the MapBridget ClemmonsEpisode: "There's Nothing to Fix"
2012River, TheThe RiverTess ColeMain role (8 episodes)
2012CastleGwenn HarwinEpisode: "Secret Santa"
2013-2014RevolutionPresident FosterRecurring Role
2013-PresentNCISSECNAV Sarah PorterRecurring Role
2014The StrainJoan LussRecurring Role
2014TyrantLea ExleyRecurring Role


  1. ^ "Biography for Leslie Hope". yborfilmfestival.com. 

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