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Age52
Birthday 11 July, 1971
Birthplace Okinawa, Okinawa Islands, USCAR, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame her role as Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime drama series The L Word, and its sequel series The L Word: Generation Q, her membership as one half of the pop duos The Murmurs and Uh Huh Her
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Leisha Hailey (born July 11, 1971) is an American actress and musician known for playing Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime Networks series The L Word. Hailey first came to the public's attention as a musician in the pop duo The Murmurs and has continued her music career as part of the band Uh Huh Her.

Early life Born in the USCAR, Japan to American parents, Hailey grew up in Bellevue, Nebraska.

At 17, she came out as a lesbian before moving to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Career Music With her Academy classmate Heather Grody, she formed the pop duo The Murmurs in 1991. In the 1990s, they released several albums and toured on the Lilith Fair. In 2001, Hailey and Grody changed their name to Gush. The group disbanded when Hailey was cast in The L Word. In 2005, Hailey founded Marfa Records.

In July 2007, Uh Huh Her, an electropop duo consisting of Hailey and Camila Grey, released an EP entitled I See Red; over a year later they released their first album Common Reaction.

Hailey also co-wrote the Shakira hit song "Don't Bother" for her 2005 hit album Oral Fixation Vol. 2.

Acting Hailey's television debut was in 1996 when she played a struggling musician on an episode of Boy Meets World. Her first major film role was in the 1997 movie All Over Me.

From 2004 to 2009, she starred as Alice Pieszecki, a journalist, television, and radio show host, on The L Word. At the beginning of the series, Hailey's character identified as bisexual. By the end of the series, specifically in season 5, her character dated mostly women.

In September 2008, Showtime announced Hailey would star in The Farm, a "pilot presentation spinoff" of The L Word, to be written and produced by Ilene Chaiken, creator and executive producer of The L Word. It was announced in April 2009 that the show would not be picked up by Showtime.

Hailey's award-winning indie film La Cucina premiered on Showtime in December 2009, where she plays a straight pregnant newlywed.

Hailey has appeared in several Yoplait yogurt commercials as well as a BMW commercial. In April 2008, Hailey was named spokesperson for Olivia Cruises, a travel company which sells cruises and resort vacations marketed towards lesbian customers. She also stars in the psychological thriller Fertile Ground.

In 2015, Hailey appeared in an episode of long-running The CW show Supernatural as Amelia Novak, the estranged wife of Jimmy Novak (human vessel of the angel Castiel, played by Misha Collins.)

In 2007, Hailey was named the sexiest woman in the AfterEllen Hot 100 list compiled by AfterEllen.com.

Personal life Hailey dated k.d. lang for nearly 5 years until breaking up in 2001. She also had a long-term relationship with Nina Garduno from 2004 to 2010. From 2011 to 2016, she was dating her bandmate Camila Grey. Their relationship first became public when the two were ejected from a Southwest Airlines flight for arguing with a flight attendant who asked them to stop kissing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leisha_Hailey

Leisha Hailey Actress | Soundtrack | Producer

Date of Birth 11 July 1971, Okinawa, Japan

Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1) Leisha Hailey was born on July 11, 1971 in Okinawa, Japan. She is an actress, known for The L Word (2004), All Over Me (1997) and Fertile Ground (2011).

Trivia (16) Member of singing duo The Murmurs, Gush and now 'Uh Huh Her' since 2007.

Attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York).

Grew up in Nebraska.

Appeared in several television commercials for Yoplait Yogurt.

Played leading role in school play "Oliver" and attended Bellevue West High School in Nebraska.

Was an extra (sitting in the coffee shop) in Ellen DeGeneres' coming out episode of Ellen (1994) .

Started her own record label, Marfa Records.

Voted #1 in the AfterEllen.com Hot 100 list 2007.

Is a vegetarian.

Best friends with The L Word (2004) cast mates Erin Daniels and Katherine Moennig. Leisha and Kate have both confirmed that they still see Erin regularly back home in Los Angeles.

The people that inspire Leisha the most are Tina Fey, Elizabeth Peyton, Axl Rose, Jim Henson, John Lennon, David Hockney, Sarah Silverman and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Her favorite album is "Let It Be", by The Replacements.

Filming 3rd season of The L Word (2004) in Vancouver, Canada. [June 2005]

(summer 1999) part of Sarah McLachlan's "Lilith Fair" tour

Performing with her new band 'Uh Huh Her', which also includes band mate Camila Gutierrez (aka "Camilla Grey"). [October 2007]

Was roommates with Mia Kirshner and Katherine Moennig while filming The L Word (2004). Kirshner, Hailey, and Moenning lived down the street from Jennifer Beals' house.

Personal Quotes (2) It was just amazing to finally see yourself represented. That's why I carry so much pride about being on this show. I'm excited to be a part of it because I know how big it was for me.

People have this perception of a gay lifestyle - that it's so different, when really it's exactly the same. Problems at work. Problems at home. Jealousy. It runs the gamut. But I think maybe that's why this show is a hit: People identify with it, regardless. - On why The L Word (2004) has achieved crossover status by focusing less on "lesbian issues" per se.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0354157/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leisha_Hailey

Leisha Hailey

Active - 1996 - 2010 | Born - Jul 11, 1971 | Genres - Comedy Drama, Comedy, Drama

http://www.allmovie.com/artist/leisha-hailey-p215460

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