|Born||(1989-02-20) February 20, 1989|
|Years active||1997 – Present|
Melanie Leishman (born February 20, 1989) is a Canadian actress.
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, British Columbia, Canada, but now attends North Toronto Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Leishman’s first role was 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”. 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.
|2007||Debut||Perky PA||Short film|
|2010||Long Autumn, TheThe Long Autumn||Ladeeda||Short film|
|2012||Roomies||Jenny Rhodes||Short film|
|2014||Stage Fright||Liz Silver|
|2014||Cliff and the Road, TheThe Cliff and the Road||Ben’s Girlfriend (voice)||Short film|
|2016||Below Her Mouth||Claire|
|2016||Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End||Hannah Williams||Voice Role|
|2004-06||Darcy’s Wild Life||Kathi Giraldi||Recurring role|
|2008||Never Cry Werewolf||Angie Bremlock||TV film|
|2008||True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet||Emily||TV film|
|2008||House Party||Mandy||Recurring role|
|2009||Pure Evil||Samantha||TV film|
|2009||Being Erica||Fiona Watt||“Shhh… Don’t Tell”|
|2010||Republic of Doyle||Wiggs Dinner||“He Sleeps with the Chips”|
|2010-12||Todd and the Book of Pure Evil||Hannah B. Williams||Main role|
|2011||Murdoch Mysteries||Nancy Booth||“Downstairs, Upstairs”|
|2011-12||Detentionaire||Brandy Silver (voice)||Main role|
|2013||Middle Age Rage||Cass Bobeck||TV film|
|2014||Murdoch Mysteries||Sarah Harrison||“The Spy Who Came Up to the Cold”|