Leslie Stefanson

Leslie Ann Stefanson (born May 10, 1971) is an American model, actress and artist. She is most known for playing the title role as Capt. Elisabeth Campbell in the film The General's Daughter, and Joan Bennett Kennedy in the TV movie Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot.

Leslie Stefanson
Born
Leslie Ann Stefanson

(1971-05-10) May 10, 1971 (age 49)
OccupationActress, model, artist, sculptor
Years active1994–present
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Partner(s)James Spader (2002–present)
Children1
WebsiteOfficial website

BiographyEdit

Stefanson was born in Fargo, North Dakota in 1971, and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota.[1] She studied literature in New Jersey at Drew University and in New York at Columbia University.[1] In 1993, she graduated with a degree in English literature from Barnard College. She was a member of a New York theater group,[1] modeled,[1] and appeared in an ad for Lee's Jeans in 1997, which was shown during the Super Bowl.[1]

On August 31, 2008, Stefanson gave birth to her first child, a son, with actor James Spader. She now makes bronze and terracotta sculptures in Los Angeles and New York City.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1994 The Cowboy Way Girl at Party [1]
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces Sara Myers [1]
1997 Fool's Paradise Elizabeth "Liz"
1997 Flubber Sylvia (Weebo's hologram)
1997 As Good as It Gets Cafe 24 Waitress
1998 Delivered Claire Moore
1998 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Michelle Rafferty [3]
1998 Break Up Shelly
1999 The General's Daughter Capt. Elisabeth Campbell [4][5][6][7]
2000 Beautiful Joyce Parkins [8]
2000 Unbreakable Kelly [1]
2001 The Stickup Natalie Wright
2001 Untitled Charles Randolph Project (TV)
2001 Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (TV) Joan Bennett Kennedy [1]
2002 Desert Saints Agent Donna Marbury
2002 MDs Shelly Pangborn (10 episodes)
2003 The Hunted Irene Kravitz [9]
2003 Alien Hunter Nyla Olson
2019 Glass Kelly Archival footage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Justin, Neal (2 Mar 2001). "Stefanson didn't grow up with movie-star dreams to shatter. Cont'd from Page E1". Star Tribune. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. E3. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Leslie Stefanson | Sculpture". www.lesliestefanson.com. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
  3. ^ Carr, Jay (27 February 1998). "'Burn Hollywood Burn' never catches fire". The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. p. C8. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  4. ^ Justin, Neal (2 Mar 2001). "Moorhead's Leslie Stefanson enjoys her role". Star Tribune. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. E1. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  5. ^ Boyar, Jay (18 June 1999). "Exploitative murder mystery". The Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. p. 5. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  6. ^ Ebert, Roger (18 June 1999). "'General's Daughter' well-made, but too graphic". The Gazette. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. p. 4W. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  7. ^ Strauss, Bob (19 June 1999). "Generally, it's not a pleasant film". Philadelphia Daily News. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. p. 18. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  8. ^ Norman-Culp, Sheila (29 September 2000). "'Beautiful' disappointing despite Driver and Field". North County Times. Oceanside, California. AP. p. 10, Preview. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  9. ^ Perry, Jonathan (16 March 2003). "Friedkin Should Have 'Hunted' For Better Script". The Tyler Courier-Times. Tyler, Texas. p. 7B. Retrieved 6 November 2019.

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