Leela Savasta

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Leela Savasta
Born Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006-present
Website www.leelasavasta.com

Leela Savasta is a Canadian actress. She played Clair Crosby in the 2006 film Black Christmas. She is best known for her supporting roles in the television shows, Battlestar Galactica as Tracey Anne, Cra$h & Burn as Lucia Silva and Lorna Salazar in Intelligence.

Life and career[edit]

Savasta was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she currently resides. She has appeared in such television shows as Smallville, Intelligence, Supernatural and the Showtime series Masters of Horror. She played the characters Dr. Esposito and then Captain Alicia Vega in two episodes of the fifth season of Stargate Atlantis, and had a recurring role on Battlestar Galactica as Tracey Anne. She played the girlfriend of Douglas Fargo in season 3 of the TV show Eureka.

Savasta starred as Lucia, the girlfriend of lead character Jimmy Burn (Luke Kirby), on the Showcase television drama Crash & Burn.[1] She also stars in the Lifetime docudrama The Craigslist Killer, alongside Jake McDorman, William Baldwin, and Agnes Bruckner. Savasta plays Julissa Brisman, a masseuse allegedly murdered by Philip Markoff in Boston in 2009.[2]

She had a role in the 2012 film This Means War, starring Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, and Reese Witherspoon.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Black Christmas Clair Crosby
2007 Integrity of the Amish Heather Short film
2012 This Means War Kelly
2014 Hastings Street Melody Direct to video
2014 Joy Ride 3 Alisa Rosado Direct to video
2014 Big Eyes Hippie Chick
2015 Santa's Little Helper Tanya Direct to video

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Smallville Talon Girl #2 Episode: "Spirit"
2006 Masters of Horror Elise Wolfram Episode: "Haeckel's Tale"
2006 Smallville Gretchen Winters Episode: "Tomb"
2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Chita Araujo Television film
2006 Supernatural Lindsey Episode: "Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things"
2007 Cleaverville Laura Television film
2007 Stargate Atlantis Dr. Rafaela Esposito Episode: "Tao of Rodney"
2007 Traveler Liz Episode: "The Reunion"
2007 Psych Nanny Episode: "Rob-a-Bye Baby"
2007 Bionic Woman Shawna Episode: "Pilot"
2007 Intelligence Lorna Salazar 10 episodes
2008–2009 Battlestar Galactica Tracey Anne 6 episodes
2008 Stargate Atlantis Captain Alicia Vega 2 episodes
2009 Knights of Bloodsteel Fileen 2 episodes
2009 Eureka Julia Golden 2 episodes
2009–2010 Crash & Burn Lucia Silva 13 episodes
2010 CSI: Miami Nina Castillo Episode: "Blood Sugar"
2011 The Craigslist Killer Julissa Brisman Television film
2012 Transporter: The Series Rebecca Pissarro Episode: "The Switch"
2014 Heavenly Match Cali Television film

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Andrew (November 17, 2009). "Just arrived, but Cra$h & Burn looks grimy and dated". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved November 18, 2009. 
  2. ^ Woodman, Tenley (December 26, 2010). "Wanted: answers". Boston Herald. Retrieved January 1, 2011. 

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