Born and raised in Sydney, Leonarder attended Artarmon Public School and Crows-Nest Boys High School. He is the second of four children. His younger sister Jennine was Australia's representative in the 1987 Miss Universe Competition.
He was the subject of the documentary film Love & Anarchy: The Wild Wild World of Jaimie Leonarder.
He hosted The Naked City (a radio show on FBi Radio in Sydney) along with his wife Miss Death and Coffin Ed until 2010.
He hosts the weekly Cult Sinema night at the Annandale Hotel in Sydney and shows films and documentaries at his private cinema, the Mu-Meson Archives.
- "Love and Anarchy". Music Australia. National Library of Australia. 3 November 2005. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
- Spencer, Chris; Zbig Nowara, Paul McHenry with notes by Ed Nimmervoll (2002) . "MU MESONS". The Who's Who of Australian Rock. Noble Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-891-1. Retrieved 19 February 2010. Note: [on-line] version established at White Room Electronic Publishing Pty Ltd in 2007 and was expanded from the 2002 edition.
- Andrews, Ian; John Blades (consultation) (2009). "The Lost Decade: Post-Punk, Experimental and Industrial Music". In Gail Priest. Experimental music : audio explorations in Australia. Sydney, N.S.W.: UNSW Press. p. 47. ISBN 978-1-921410-07-9.
- Mu Meson Archives website and program of Jaimie's activities
- Jaimie Leonarder at the Internet Movie Database
- Love and Anarchy: The Wild, Wild World of Jaimie Leonarder at the Australian Film Commission Database
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