Madison Leisle

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Madison Leisle
Born Madison Janis Leisle
(1999-06-02) June 2, 1999 (age 14)
U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
Website
http://www.madisonleisle.com

Madison Leisle (born June 2, 1999) is an American child actress. She is most famous for her recurring role in the television shows, Ghost Whisperer, where she portrayed Julia Miller, and Grey's Anatomy as Lisa the child. She also has a role in the 2010 movie Kill Katie Malone. She has also appeared in a number of independent films and short films.

Personal life[edit]

Leisle was born June 2, 1999, and has two brothers who also act, Austin Leisle and Parker Contreras.

Career[edit]

Leisle made her debut in the television series The Studio, where she portrayed the 4-year-old version of Kelly Overton's character, Heather Falls. In 2005, she was featured in a television special, Comedy Central's Last Laugh '05. Leisle had a role in the short film, Shades of Grey and the television movie Love's Abiding Joy in 2006. In 2007, she played Lisa the child for two episodes of Grey's Anatomy. Leisle appeared in the television series The Mentalist and Ghost Whisperer in 2009. In 2010, she will be seen in the short film A Fire in a Dovecot and the feature film Kill Katie Malone. She is currently a series regular on the American television series Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, after joining the class in September 2010.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Episode
2005 The Studio Heather Falls (age 4) (UPN television pilot)
Comedy Central’s Last Laugh Choir Child (television special)
2006 Love's Abiding Joy Annie (television film)
2007 Grey’s Anatomy Lisa the Child Walk on Water
Drowning on Dry Land
2009 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Pussycat Doll Kid Dancer (television special)
Ghost Whisperer Julia Miller See No Evil
Dead Listing
Lost in the Shadows
The Mentalist Emily Derask Red Badge
2010 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Herself - Classmate Series Regular
Criminal Minds Heather Jacobs What Happens at Home
2011 Love Bites Emma Lerner Too Much Information
Desperate Housewives Kid The Lies Ill-Concealed
The Walking Dead: Torn Apart Jamie (Webisodes 2-6)
2012 Stevie TV Khloé Kardashian Season 1, Episode 1
2013 Touch Nicole "Event Horizon"
Shameless Ashley "The Sins of My Caretaker"
Hot Package Victoria "Pilot"

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2006 With Robin Kerr
Shades of Grey Chelsea
2008 Maro Carnival Child (short film)
2009 The City of Lights Jade
Broken Anna Dodge (short film)
2010 A Fire in a Dovecot Tarah (short film)
The Codex Gigas Young Chloe (short film)
Kill Katie Malone Little Girl
2011 A Thousand Words Additional Voices
Free Samples Anna

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Award 2010 Best Performance in a Short Film - Young Actress Won The City of Lights
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress Nominated Ghost Whisperer
2011 Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress 11-15 Nominated Criminal Minds
2012 Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress Nominated The Walking Dead
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress 11-13 Nominated Love Bites
2013 Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress 11-13 Nominated Stevie TV

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