Shelagh McLeod

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Shelagh McLeod
Born (1960-05-07) 7 May 1960 (age 55)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Other names -Shelagh MacLeod
-Sheleigh McCleod
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) -James Jordan (divorced)
-Marek Pilkington Miksa

Shelagh McLeod (sometimes credited as Shelagh MacLeod or Sheleigh McCleod) (born 7 May 1960) is a British-based Canadian film and television actress.

Early life and education[edit]

McLeod was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

At age 14, McLeod started training at the Corona Stage Academy in London, United Kingdom.


In the U.K., her first television appearance was as "Young Jean" in Cream in My Coffee, written by Dennis Potter. She then appeared in various television series including Wish Me Luck and Agatha Christie's Poirot, before relocating to work in Canada and Los Angeles, California.[1] where she appeared in series such as The A-Team and Almost Grown.

Since returning to the U.K., McLeod has appeared in recurring roles on various television series including as Dr. Kate Preston in Peak Practice, Sally Campbell in The Bill, and Jenny Clayton in Doctors.

In 2009, she appeared as Matron Judith Marchant on Holby City, a BBC medical-drama television series. She continued this role until early 2010, when the character was written out of the show.

McLeod's first short film as writer/director, David Rose, was a "2011 Royal Reel Award" winner in the Short Film Competition at the Canada International Film Festival.[2] Run, her second short film, earned her a second Royal Reel Award at Canada International Film Festival 2012 and was short listed for best short film at, Spirit Quest Film Festival 2012, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2012 and San Antonio Film Festival 2012. Run screened at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2012.[3] Her first feature film, The Competition is in development.

Personal life[edit]

McLeod's first marriage to American actor James Jordan[disambiguation needed] took her to America, but ended in divorce.[1]

She then married Marek Pilkington Miksa, a property developer, and returned to the U.K. They have one daughter, Katherine.


  1. ^ a b [unreliable source?] Staff writer (undated). "I'm Having Your Baby!". peakpracticeonline (a fansite unaffiliated with the Peak Practice television series). Accessed 9 January 2010.
  2. ^ 2011 Royal Reel Winners
  3. ^ "Run | Vancouver International Film Festival". Retrieved 2012-10-13.

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