Melanie Leishman

Represented by: Pam Winter

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Height: 5’7”                 Weight: 130lbs                 Hair: Red                 Eyes: Blue                 ACTRA
 
FILM & TELEVISION
KRISTAL CLEAR Series Lead Just Focus Films; Dir: Joshua Demers
BEATTIE AND MAE Lead Natalie Novak Films; Dir: M. Leishman
SOFTCORE Lead Unfortunate Man Prods.; Dir: V. Saranga
BELOW HER MOUTH Featured Serendipity Point Films; Dir: April Mullen
LOVE IS DEAD Featured NBC; Dir: Lorene Scafaria
MURDOCH MYSTERIES Guest Star City-TV
MIDDLE AGE RAGE Lead ABC
STAGE FRIGHT Lead Serendipity Point Films; Dir: J.Sable
OLD STOCK Lead CFC; Dir: James Genn
TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL Series Lead CTV/Space/ Fearnet; Dir: Various
REPUBLIC OF DOYLE Guest Star CBC; Dir: Phil Earnshaw
BEING ERICA Guest Star CBC; Dir: Jerry Ciccoritti
THE LONG AUTUMN Featured Independent; Dir: Jeffrey St. Jules
VICTORIA DAY Featured Markham Street Films; Dir: D. Bezmozgis
HOUSE PARTY Series Lead Comedy Network; Dir: Kelly Makin
TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A HOLLYWOOD STARLET Lead Lifetime; Dir: Tim Matheson
NEVER CRY WEREWOLF Featured SyFy; Dir: Brenton Spencer
SABBATICAL (Pilot) Featured CTV; Dir: Ken Girotti
DEBUT – “Bravo Fact” Featured Bravo Fact; Dir: Mark Adam
PURE EVIL (Pilot) Lead Showcase; Dir: Mark Sawers
THE BEARDED BLOOMS Lead Canadian Film Centre
DARCY’S WILD LIFE Series Lead NBC/Discovery Kids
ANIMATION
TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL Lead Aircraft Pictures
DETENTIONAIRES Series Lead Nelvana
GROJBAND Guest Star Cartoon Network
STOKED Featured Teletoon
CELEBUTARD NATION (Pilot) Series Lead Corus Entertainment
THEATRE
LION IN THE STREETS Sherry Alchemy Theatre
AN IMPARTIAL INTEREST Magda/Lead Joy of Six One Act Play Festival
THE NEW AND IMPROVED LILY MARLENE Eva Muller/Lead SOAP Festival 2005
EVOLUTION, REVOLUTION, LOVE Adam’s Mom/PP One Act Play Festival
IPHIGENIA Cassandra Claude Watson Arts Program
TRAINING
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute- Acting Program- New York, NY 2008/2009
On Camera Method- Jane Moffat
Paprika Festival 2006/Tarragon Theatre/Artist’s Lab Member
Claude Watson Arts Program at Earl Haig – Drama major, minor in vocal and pointe- Graduated 2007
Martha Hicks School of Ballet – Company Member – Ballet/Cechetti, Pointe, Jazz, Hip-Hop
DISTINCTION
Winner of 2011 Gemini Award – Best Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series – TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL

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