April 7, 1964 |
Lesleh Donaldson (born April 7, 1964) is a Canadian actress who has worked in stage and film.
She has appeared in a number of films but is generally best remembered for her roles in several horror movies including Funeral Home (1980), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), Curtains (1983), and Deadly Eyes (1982).
Life and career
Donaldson was born in Toronto, Ontario. As a child, she studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Canada and appeared in early television commercials for Ford automobiles. In the late 1970s, she appeared in several made-for-television movies including On My Own about a teeneger suffering from epilepsy.
She then starred in a number of theatrically released horror movies, including William Fruet's Funeral Home (also known as Cries in the Night) (1980), J. Lee Thompson's Happy Birthday to Me (1981), Deadly Eyes (1982) and Curtains (1983).
She also appeared in an episode of the television horror series Friday the 13th: The Series.
|1981||Happy Birthday to Me||Bernadette O'Hara|
|1983||Thanks for the Ride||Short|
|1987||Hearts of Fire||Penny|
|1994||You Love Me I Hate You||Short|
|2010||What the F*ck Doug E. Doug?||Woman in park|
|2014||Fall to Rise||Melanie|
|The Night Before Easter||Janice Sykes|
|Tales of Poe||Evelyn Dyck / Woman in black|
|In the Future Love Will Also||Multiple (Voice)||Short|
|1979||Hot Wheels||TV Short|
|1983||The Littlest Hobo||Natalie Wilson||1 Episode, Second Sight|
|1984||Special People||Robin||TV Movie|
|1985||The Undergrads||Kim Barrett||TV Movie|
|Star Wars: Droids||Kea Moll||13 Episodes|
|1986||Adderly||Dale||1 Episode, Brotherly Love|
|Star Wars: Ewoks||13 Episodes|
|1987||Friday the 13th: The Series||Lyla||1 Episode, The Great Montarro|
|1988||Night Heat||Janet Crossleigh||1 Episode, Woof|
|Chasing Rainbows||TV Mini-Series|
|1994||Street Legal||Carol Murphy||1 Episode, The Firm|
|2011||Joe Zaso's Cafe Himbo||Guest Star|
|2015||High Falls||Lulu||3 Episodes|
|The Diary of Anne Frank||Manitoba Theatre Centre|
|Criminals in Love||The Factory Theatre|
|The Moundbuilders||Equity Showcase Theatre|
|You Can't Take It With You||Manitoba Theatre Centre|
|Burn This||Manitoba Theatre Centre|
|How Could You, Mrs. Dick||Winter Garden & Tivoli|
- "Losing Her Head: An Interview with Lesleh Donaldson - November 2011". The Terror Trap.
- "Official Website - bio". Official Website.