Melanie Leishman (born February 20, 1989) is a Canadian actress. Leishman began acting, singing, and dancing at the age of eight. Leishman was in her first play while attending The North York Montessori, in grade three, starring as Annie in the play Annie. Leishman's first role was in the television series Darcy's Wild Life.
Leishman in 2006
February 20, 1989
In 2009, the film Victoria Day was released with Leishman in a supporting role. In 2010, Leishman co-starred in the Canadian television horror series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. The show was renewed for a second season, where she reprises her role as Hannah. Leishman shared a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series with her cast for her work in the series.
In 2016, she appeared in the film Below Her Mouth. In 2018, she starred as the lead in the web series Kristal Clear, for which she won the award for Best Actress at the HollyWeb Fest.
|2007||Debut||Perky PA||Short film|
|2010||The Long Autumn||Ladeeda||Short film|
|2012||Roomies||Jenny Rhodes||Short film|
|2014||Stage Fright||Liz Silver|
|2014||The Cliff and the Road||Ben's Girlfriend (voice)||Short film|
|2016||Below Her Mouth||Claire|
|2016||Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End||Hannah Williams (voice)|
|2004-06||Darcy's Wild Life||Kathi Giraldi||Recurring role|
|2008||Never Cry Werewolf||Angie Bremlock||TV film|
|2008||True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet||Emily||TV film|
|2008||House Party||Mandy||Recurring role|
|2009||Pure Evil||Samantha||TV film|
|2009||Being Erica||Fiona Watt||Episode: "Shhh... Don't Tell"|
|2010||Republic of Doyle||Wiggs Dinner||Episode: "He Sleeps with the Chips"|
|2010-12||Todd and the Book of Pure Evil||Hannah B. Williams||Main role|
|2011||Murdoch Mysteries||Nancy Booth||Episode: "Downstairs, Upstairs"|
|2011-12||Detentionaire||Brandy Silver (voice)||Main role|
|2013||Middle Age Rage||Cass Bobeck||TV film|
|2013||Grojband||Chipper (voice)||Recurring Role|
|2014||Murdoch Mysteries||Sarah Harrison||Episode: "The Spy Who Came Up to the Cold"|
|2018||Kristal Clear||Kristal Hasting / Kyle Hasting||Web series|
|2019||PAW Patrol: Ready Race Rescue||Riff Rockenbock||TV film|
- Watch Darcy's Wild Life online in Canada, retrieved 2020-12-17
- Anderson, John (January 27, 2009). "Victoria Day Review". Variety. Retrieved 2009-02-10.
- King, Randall (2010-04-06). "Apr 2010: Dealing with the devil". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
- "Gemini award winners announced". Tribute.ca. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
- "Canadian drama Below Her Mouth may be first film with all-female crew". Retrieved 2020-12-17.
- "MUST WATCH: We Love New Toronto Web Series Kristal Clear, Now Available on Prime Video". Shedoesthecity. 2018-08-13. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
- "HollyWeb Festival - Web Series Festival - Previous Award Winners". hollywebfestival. Retrieved 2020-12-17.