September 20, 1968 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Years active||1984 – present|
|Awards||Best Ensemble – Comedy Series
2001 Made in Canada
2002 Made in Canada
2004 Made in Canada
Leah Pinsent (born September 20, 1968) is a Canadian television and film actress.
Her first film role, The Bay Boy, garnered her a Genie nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Some of her other film credits include April Fool's Day, Wet Bum and Big News from Grand Rock. She is best known for her television roles as production accountant Veronica Miller in the comedy-drama series Made in Canada, and news anchor Diane Gordon in More Tears and Escape from the Newsroom.
|1984||Bay Boy, TheThe Bay Boy||Saxon Coldwell||Nominated – Genie Award for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role|
|1986||April Fool's Day||Nan|
|1990||Brutal Glory||Julia Woodruff||Video|
|1996||Dick Richards||Actress at Starbucks||Short film|
|2000||Waking the Dead||Reporter from Fielding's Past|
|2002||Promise, AA Promise||Emily||Short film|
|2008||Eating Buccaneers||Vanessa||Nominated – Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance by a Female - Film|
|2011||Bend, TheThe Bend||Mrs. Campbell|
|2014||Big News from Grand Rock||Jane Davis|
|2014||Wet Bum||Mary Ellen|
|1988||Shades of Love: The Emerald Tear||Jayne Manley||TV movie|
|1988||Glory Enough for All||TV movie|
|1990||Little Kidnappers, TheThe Little Kidnappers||Kirsten MacKenzie||TV movie
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
|1991||Haute tension||Amy||Episode: "Frontière du crime"|
|1991||Tropical Heat||Karen Getwell||Episode: "This Year's Model"|
|1992||Beyond Reality||Jennifer||Episode: "Master of Darkness"|
|1992||Murder, She Wrote||Louise Thayer||Episode: "Murder in Milan"|
|1994||Side Effects||Dr. Samantha Budd||Episode: "The Last Rights"|
|1997||Lies He Told||TV movie|
|1997||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Olivia Vega||Episode: "The 13th Floor/The Believer"|
|1998||More Tears||Diane||TV series|
|1998||Made in Canada||Veronica||65 episodes
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (1999)
Won – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2001)
Won – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2002)
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2003)
Won – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2004)
|1999||Win, Again!||Julie||TV movie
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
|2000||20.13 - Mord im Blitzlicht||Eve||TV movie|
|2001||All Souls||Dr. Elizabeth Baines||Episode: "One Step Closer to Roger"|
|2001||Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534||Air Traffic Controller Sara Lundattir||TV movie|
|2002||Escape from the Newsroom||Diane||TV movie|
|2005||Funpak||Jenny Florence||TV series|
|2005||This Is Wonderland||Brooke Ryder||Episode: "2.12"|
|2005||Our Fathers||Marge Magnus||TV movie|
|2005||Burnt Toast||Julie||TV movie|
|2006||Heyday!||Movie Queen||TV movie|
|2006||Puppets Who Kill||Muffy||Episode: "The Hostage"|
|2007||Grossology||Emily (voice)||Episode: "Vein Drain"|
|2007||ReGenesis||Dr. Ann Turnbull||5 episodes|
|2010||Love Letters||Melissa||TV movie|
|2010||Republic of Doyle||Det. Sheila Lang||Episode: "The One Who Got Away"|
|2011||18 to Life||Serena Manson||Episode: "Sleepless in the Attic"|
|2011||Murdoch Mysteries||Mrs. Irvin||Episode: "Bloodlust"|
|2012||Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town||Miss Cleghorn||TV movie|
- "A tour of Gordon Pinsent's pied a terre | Toronto Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- News, Mark Leiren-Young in; 2016, Entertainment (11 February 2016). "Kiefer Sutherland on 24, The Patriot Act, a fateful fortune cookie and driving lessons". National Observer. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "awards database". academy.ca. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "APRIL FOOL'S DAY at 30: The Cast Discusses Working with Fred Walton, Each Other and Moments We Missed - Daily Dead". Daily Dead. 31 March 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "KATIE CHATS: YEAA, LEAH PINSENT (WET BUM) & PETER KELEGHAN, ACTORS - Top Chart Music". www.topchartmusic.online. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "Film stars create "Big News" for Bancroft". And now ... Plan B. 14 May 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "Wecome to the Simulcasting Video Player beta 2016". cyberspaceandtime.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "Escape From the Newsroom". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "The One: Peter Keleghan and Leah Pinsent". National Post. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
- "2010 nominees" (PDF). agamdarshi.com. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
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