|Spouse||Adam Kane, Jamie Angell|
|Fact||She and Max Martini were at St. Michaels University School in Victoria, B.C. in 1981-1982; Max was in Grade 7, while Leslie was in Grade 12. They lived on the same campus and ate in the same dining hall, but Max attended classes on a different campus.|
- 1 Who is Leslie Hope?
- 2 Early life, family and education
- 3 Roles in movies
- 4 Roles in TV series
- 5 Husband and children
- 6 Hobbies and other interests
- 7 Net worth
- 8 General Info
- 9 Family
- 10 Accomplishments
- 11 Social profile links
- 12 Quotes
- 13 Facts
- 14 Pictures
- 15 Movies
- 16 Awards
Who is Leslie Hope?
Leslie Ann Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 6 May 1965 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds both American and Canadian nationality. She is an actress and a film director who became popular after starring as Teri Bauer in the action crime series “24”, created by Robert Cochran and Joel Surnow, and which also starred Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Carlos Bernand. Aired from 2001 to 2010, the story follows Jack Bauer who is fighting terrorists to save his people from diseases and death. The series was a huge hit winning 72 awards including two Golden Globes, and becoming nominated for 208 others.
Early life, family and education
Leslie was raised alongside her older brother Stephen, by their father Frank Hope who was a car mechanic, and their mother Ann who was a teacher at a local elementary school – the family moved three time before Leslie turned 18. She became interested in acting at the age of seven, when she began watching TV with her mother, and went on to practice acting at her elementary school, before joining her St. Michael’s University’s School’s drama club. Leslie was also physically active, as she played several sports including tennis and soccer, and took part in most events organized at school. In 1981, she and the future famous actor and film director Max Martini lived on the same campus, although Max’s classes were held on another campus.
Upon matriculation in 1982, Leslie decided to focus on her acting rather than to pursue a college degree.
Roles in movies
Leslie has been credited with appearing in over 110 movies and TV series, so were going to mention some of her most notable performances in this article.
She made her debut film appearance in 1981, when she portrayed Penelope in the drama “Ups & Downs”, which failed to attract much attention and three years later, she portrayed the supporting character Joanie in the film “Love Streams” which was directed by John Cassavetes. The year 1988 saw her appear in the drama movie “Talk Radio” which starred Alec Baldwin and Eric Bogosian, while she also appeared in the romantic comedy “It Takes Two” and the crime film “Kansas”.
She had an opportunity to star alongside Charlie Sheen and Emilio Esteves in the action black comedy thriller movie “Men at Work” in 1990 and in 1993, she starred as Elizabeth in the supernatural horror thriller movie “Doppelganger”. In 2000, Leslie starred in the George A. Romero’s horror thriller movie “Bruiser”, which also starred Jason Flemyng and Peter Stormare, and the year 2002 saw her play Charisse Darrow in the supernatural fantasy movie “Dragonfly” starring Kevin Costner, and which follows a doctor who is contacted by his late wife through one of his patients who nearly died.
One of Leslie’s most notable appearances in movies has been in the 2008 martial arts film “Never Back Down” which starred Sean Faris, Amber Heard and Cam Gigandet, and which follows a teenager who finds out that there is an underground fight club at his new high school – Sean Faris and Cam Gigandet received an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for their performance. In 2009, Leslie appeared in the political thriller movie “Formosa Betrayed”, and thne portrayed Sidney Greenstreet in the crime movie “Jesse Stone: Thin Ice”. Two of her latest appearances in movies have been in the romantic gothic film “Crimson Peak” released in 2015, and the drama movie “Lie Exposed” which came out in 2019.
Roles in TV series
Leslie made her debut TV series appearance in 1984, when she guest starred as Linda in a single episode of the anthology series “CBS Schoolbreak Special” – the following year saw her play her first lead character – Cammie Springer – in the prime time soap opera “Berrenger’s”, while she also began playing her first recurring character, Linda Martin in another prime time soap opera “Knots Landing”.
Leslie subsequently appeared in single episodes of several series, such as the crime drama “Hunter” in 1987, the anthology series “American Playhouse” in 1989, and the science fiction series “SeaQuest DSV” in 1994.
In 1996, Leslie portrayed Meredith Carson in two episodes of the fantasy comedy series “Early Edition”, and in 1998 appeared in a single episode of the science fiction series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”, and two episodes of the medical drama “Chicago Hope”. She went on to star as Darcy Kipling in the episode “Alien Radio” of the science fiction series “The Outer Limits”, and in 2000, Leslie guest starred in single episodes of two series – “Judging Amy” and “Level 9”. She portrayed her next lead character, Lisa Cohen in 2003, when she appeared in 13 episodes of the crime series “Line of Fire”.
Leslie starred in four episodes of the political drama series “Commander in Chief” in 2005 portraying Melanie Blackston, and the following year played the supporting character Lily Rader in the series “Runaway”. In subsequent years she could be seen in an episode or two of many series. such as the police procedural series “CSI: Miami”, another police drama “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and the medical series “Private Practice”. She played Kristina Frye in four episodes of the critically acclaimed drama series “The Mentalist”, and then in 2012 starred as Tess Cole in eight episodes of the found-footage supernatural horror series “The River”.
The following year saw her play a supporting role in the post-apocalyptic science fiction series “Revolution”, and then play supporting characters in three other series: “NCIS”, “The Strain” and “Tyrant”.
Three of Leslie’s most recent roles in series have been as the supporting character Anita Gibbs in eight episodes of the legal drama “Suits” and the anthology horror series “Slasher: Guilty Party” in which she played the lead character Judith both in 2017, and in two episodes of the action series “Station 19” in which Leslie appeared as Battalion Chief Frankel in 2018.
ME. Count me in as somebody who misses 24. I had the time of my life. https://t.co/JYGYEsGNPn
— Leslie Hope (@lesliehope) April 28, 2020
Husband and children
Leslie has been married twice – she met her first husband Jamie Angell, an American writer and actor, in 1992 while they were shooting for the same series together; Jamie is today perhaps best known for his voicing roles in the animated series “The Simpsons: Night of the Living Treehouse of Horror” and “Disenchantment”. On 28 May 1993, Leslie gave birth to their son McKenzie James Angell, and a year later Leslie and Jamie married in a private ceremony attended by only their closest friends and family – the actual marriage lasted for two years as they divorced in 1996.
She was introduced to Adam Kane, an American film producer and director, at a party organized by a mutual friend, and after around two years of dating, they married in a small ceremony in 2005 – the two decided not to have children but to maintain focus on their careers, but they divorced 10 years later.
As of September 2020, Leslie is single, was married twice, and has one son.
Hobbies and other interests
Leslie is not a huge fan of the social media networks, which is why she isn’t active on Instagram, but has a Facebook page onto which she mostly uploads pictures related to her roles in films and TV series.
Her main hobby is travelling and Leslie has been to many Canadian cities and visited many US states such as New York and California where she’s spent a lot of time shooting – she has also been to several European countries, vacationing in Italy and France.
On top of the world, my little pretend piece of the world, I mean. Biking through Los Padres National Forest, feeling grateful to be alive, and more thankful still to be so happy.
She is a lover of animals with cats being her favorites, and has had many pet cats since her teenage years.
Leslie has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Heath Ledger, Tom Hanks, and Natalie Portman, and some of her favorite movies are “Sleepless in Seattle”, “The Dark Knight” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Leslie’s age is 55. She has long curly brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
As of September 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $3 million.
|Full Name||Leslie Hope|
|Profession||Actor, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Television Director|
|Education||St. Michaels University School|
|Spouse||Adam Kane, Jamie Angell|
|Parents||Frank Hope, Ann Hope|
|Nominations||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series|
|Movies||Never Back Down, Crimson Peak, Men at Work, Jesse Stone: Thin Ice, Formosa Betrayed, Talk Radio, An Unexpected Love, Bruiser, The Spreading Ground, Shadow Builder, Paris, France, Rowing Through, Sword of Gideon, Sweet Killing, Summer of the Monkeys, Don't Cry Now, The Conspiracy of Fear, Harlequin R...|
|TV Shows||The River, 24, Runaway, H2O, Line of Fire, Human Cargo, RoboCop: Prime Directives, Berrenger's|
|1||I was on a TV Show ['24'] where I got killed sort of unexpectedly, and where in my mind I had thought I was in good shape because I was the wife of the hero, and I was pregnant. And I ended up getting stabbed in the guts, right? So they made me a promise that it would be at least forty episodes before they would stab me in the guts and kill me in 'The River'. Call it a spoiler.|
|1||Daughter of Ann and Frank Hope.|
|2||Sister of Stephen Hope.|
|3||Has a son named Mackenzie Angell.|
|4||Played Kiefer Sutherland's wife during the first season of 24 (2001). She later starred with Kiefer's father, Donald Sutherland , on the TV series Commander in Chief (2005).|
|5||She and Max Martini were at St. Michaels University School in Victoria, B.C. in 1981-1982; Max was in Grade 7, while Leslie was in Grade 12. They lived on the same campus and ate in the same dining hall, but Max attended classes on a different campus.|
|6||Graduated from St. Michaels University School in Victoria, British Columbia in 1982, after getting her big-screen start by being cast in a Paul Almond film Ups & Downs (1981) shot there in her graduating year.|
|Crimson Peak||2015||completed||Mrs. McMichael|
|Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise||2015||TV Movie filming||Lt. Sydney Greenstreet|
|Tyrant||2014-2015||TV Series||Lea Exley|
|Blue Bloods||2015||TV Series||Anne Farrell|
|NCIS||2013-2014||TV Series||Secretary of the Navy Sarah Porter|
|The Strain||2014||TV Series||Joan Luss|
|Revolution||2013||TV Series||President Kelly Foster|
|Castle||2012||TV Series||Gwenn Harwin|
|The River||2012||TV Series||Tess Cole|
|Off the Map||2011||TV Series||Bridget Clemmons|
|The Mentalist||2008-2010||TV Series||Kristina Frye|
|Seven Deadly Sins||2010||TV Series||Detective Sharon Geary|
|Formosa Betrayed||2009||Lisa Gilbert|
|Black Rain||2009||TV Movie||Carol Grey|
|Jesse Stone: Thin Ice||2009||TV Movie||Sidney Greenstreet|
|The Apostles||2008||TV Movie||Dee Brinjak|
|Faux Baby||2008||TV Series||Dr. Greenfield / Leslie|
|Private Practice||2008||TV Series||Linda|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||2008||TV Series||Terri Driver|
|Runaway||2006-2008||TV Series||Lily Rader|
|Never Back Down||2008||Margot Tyler|
|Everest||2007||TV Mini-Series||Michelle Winegate|
|CSI: Miami||2007||TV Series||Denise Partney|
|Don't Cry Now||2007||TV Movie||Bonnie|
|Eyes||2007||TV Series||Nan Burgess|
|Commander in Chief||2005-2006||TV Series||Melanie Blackston|
|Everwood||2006||TV Series||Laurie Fields|
|Karol - The Pope, the Man||2006||TV Movie||Julia Ritter|
|Line of Fire||2003-2005||TV Series||Lisa Cohen|
|Hunt for Justice||2005||TV Movie||Camille Gilbert|
|Bury the Lead||2005||TV Series||Moira Seagull / Marsha Segal|
|House M.D.||2005||TV Series||Victoria Madsen|
|H2O||2004||TV Movie||Sgt. Leah Collins|
|Open Heart||2004||TV Movie||Host (uncredited)|
|Meltdown||2004||TV Movie||Zoe Cox|
|The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie||2004||TV Movie||Joan|
|Human Cargo||2004||TV Mini-Series||Charlene Fischer|
|The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton||2003||TV Movie||Sarah|
|An Unexpected Love||2003||TV Movie||Kate Mayer|
|24||2001-2002||TV Series||Teri Bauer|
|Stolen Miracle||2001||TV Movie||Sgt. Jane McKinley|
|The District||2001||TV Series||Special Agent Grace Curry|
|Sanctuary||2001||TV Movie||Kirby Fitzsimmons|
|RoboCop: Prime Directives||2001||TV Mini-Series||Ann R. Key|
|Double Frame||2000||Special Agent Kate Olsen|
|Level 9||2000||TV Series||Grace Bishop aka Gina Bartholomew|
|The Outer Limits||1999-2000||TV Series||Weatherman / Darcy Kipling|
|Judging Amy||2000||TV Series||Dr. Amanda Kubiak|
|The Spreading Ground||2000||Leslie DeLongpre|
|The Life Before This||1999||Alice|
|Restless Spirits||1999||TV Movie||Charlotte|
|Water Damage||1999||Arabella Bauer|
|Vengeance Unlimited||1999||TV Series||Mrs. Thomas|
|Chicago Hope||1998-1999||TV Series||Vicki Slater|
|Summer of the Monkeys||1998||Sarah Lee|
|Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||1998||TV Series||Kira Meru|
|This Matter of Marriage||1998||TV Movie||Hallie Mitchell|
|Shadow Builder||1998||Jenny Hatcher|
|Blackout Effect||1998||TV Movie||Karen|
|Rowing Through||1996||Kate Bordeleau|
|Early Edition||1996||TV Series||Meredith Carson|
|Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story||1996||TV Mini-Series||Claire Brown|
|The Conspiracy of Fear||1995||Video||Jimmy|
|First Degree||1995||Video||Hadley Pyne|
|The Avenging Angel||1995||TV Movie||Liza Rigby|
|Cityscrapes: Los Angeles||1994||Katie|
|Party of Five||1994||TV Series||Meg Bennett|
|SeaQuest 2032||1994||TV Series||Marie Piccolo|
|Caught in the Act||1993/I||TV Movie||Rachel|
|Sweet Killing||1993||Eva Bishop|
|The Dance Goes On||1992||Rick's Girl in LA.|
|True Confections||1991||TV Movie||Verna Miller|
|The Big Slice||1991||Jenny Colter|
|Working Tra$h||1990||TV Movie||Susan Fahnestock|
|Men at Work||1990||Susan Wilkins|
|War and Remembrance||1988-1989||TV Mini-Series||Madeline Henry|
|American Playhouse||1989||TV Series||Elizabeth Leopold|
|Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Golden Land||1988||TV Movie||Dorrie|
|It Takes Two||1988||Stephanie Lawrence|
|Hunter||1987||TV Series||Julie Lawrence|
|The Education of Allison Tate||1986||Allison Tate|
|Sword of Gideon||1986||TV Movie||Shoshana|
|Knots Landing||1985-1986||TV Series||Linda Martin|
|Berrenger's||1985||TV Series||Cammie Springer|
|CBS Schoolbreak Special||1984||TV Series||Linda|
|Ups & Downs||1981||Penelope|
|Christmas on the Bayou||2013||TV Movie|
|Merry In-Laws||2012||TV Movie|
|Murdoch Mysteries||2011||TV Series 1 episode|
|My Neighbor's Secret||2009||TV Movie|
|A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride||2008||TV Movie|
|What I See When I Close My Eyes||2008||Documentary short|
|A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride||2008||TV Movie|
|What I See When I Close My Eyes||2008||Documentary short writer|
|Buried Treasure||2012||Short executive producer|
|The Bling Ring||2011||TV Movie executive producer|
|What I See When I Close My Eyes||2008||Documentary short producer|
|Flowers from Another World||1999||thanks|
|I Love the '70s||2003||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards||2003||TV Special||Herself|
|24: The Postmortem||2002||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|24 Heaven||2002||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Liquid News||2002||TV Series||Herself|
|The Night of the Brother||2005||Film noir woman on tv|
|2011||Golden Palm Award||Mexico International Film Festival||Short Film||Gaykeith (2010)|
|2010||Best High-Definition Short||HDFest||Best Comedic Short||Gaykeith (2010)|
|2008||Honorable Mention||Accolade Competition||Short Documentary||What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008)|
|2008||Best High-Definition Documentary||HDFest||What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008)|
|2008||Best Documentary||Humboldt International Film Festival||What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008)|
|2012||Jury Prize||New York City International Film Festival, US||Best Actress in a Short Film||Mindfield (2012)|
|2010||Maverick Movie Award||Maverick Movie Awards||Best Screenplay: Short||Gaykeith (2010)|
|2003||Actor||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||24 (2001)|
|2002||OFTA Television Award||Online Film & Television Association||Best Actress in a New Drama Series||24 (2001)|
3rd Place Awards
|2008||KIDS FIRST! Best Award||KIDS FIRST! Film Festival||Documentary Short, Ages 12-18||What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia