Leela Savasta

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Leela Savasta
Born Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
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 role in Ca$h and Burn as Lucia Silva and Lorna 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 seasons 2 and 3 of the TV show Eureka.

Savasta starred as Lucia, the girlfriend of lead character Jimmy Burn (Luke Kirby), on the Showcase television drama Cra$h & Burn.[1] She also stars in the Lifetime TV 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, and starred in the 2014 direct-to-DVD thriller film Joy Ride 3.


  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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