Melanie Leishman

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Melanie Leishman
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BornMelanie Leishman
(1989-02-20) February 20, 1989 (age 25)
OccupationActress
Years active1997 - Present
 
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Melanie Leishman
MelanieLeishman.jpg
BornMelanie Leishman
(1989-02-20) February 20, 1989 (age 25)
OccupationActress
Years active1997 - Present

Melanie Leishman (born February 20, 1989) is a Canadian actress.

Career[edit]

Leishman began acting, singing, and dancing at the age of eight. Leishman was in her first play while attending The North York Montessori, in grade three, starring as Annie in the play Annie. She graduated grade 8 at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. She attended Earl Haig Secondary School, and was in the Claude Watson Arts program. She also has a younger brother named Sam Pierce who used to attend an elementary school in Vancouver, Canada, but now attends North Toronto C.I in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Leishman's first role in the television series Darcy's Wild Life, wherein she portrayed character Kathi Giraldi.

In 2009, the film Victoria Day was released with Leishman in a supporting role. The film was praised for being "expertly put together, the editing and framing so sturdy and right that the twin currents of the film flow over the viewer unimpeded".[1] In 2010, Leishman co-starred with Maggie Castle and Jason Mewes in the Canadian television horror series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. The show was renewed for a second season, where she reprises her role as Hannah.[2]

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
2007DebutPerky PA
2008True Confessions Of A Hollywood StarletEmily
2009Victoria DayMelanie
2012Old StockPattiCredited cast

Television works[edit]

YearProductionRoleNotes
2004–2006Darcy's Wild LifeKathi GiraldiNominated - Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (shared with cast)
2007Pure EvilSamanthaTV Movie
2008True Confessions of a Hollywood StarletEmilyTV Movie
Never Cry WerewolfAngie BremlockTV Movie
Being EricaFiona1 episode
House PartyMandy5 episodes
2010Republic of DoyleWiggs Dinner1 episode, aired March 18, 2010
2010-2012Todd and the Book of Pure EvilHannah26 episodes, aired September 29, 2010
2011-DetentionaireBrandy Silver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, John (January 27, 2009). "Victoria Day Review". Variety. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  2. ^ Dealing with the devil

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