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Leslie Hope

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B: May 6, 1965 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Leslie Hope grew up in a military family, and that usually means moving on a regular basis. When she was 15, the family moved to Italy, and she enrolled at a boarding school to finish her pre-college training. Instead of pursuing her original plan to become a lawyer, she decided to rebel, announcing to her parents that she wanted to be an actor. In 2008, Hope stepped behind the camera to write and direct the short documentary, What I See When I Close My Eyes, which screened at the 2009 Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto. Leslie Hope played opposite Bruce Greenwood in the series The River and costars with him in 2019’s Lie Exposed, which she also producer. Leslie Hope had a recurring role as Secretary of the Navy Sarah Porter in the series NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service showing up in one or two episodes a year from 2013 to 2016. An active and accomplished Producer and Director, we list her credits as an actor first.

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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Prep School (1981)
Ups and Downs (1983)
Love Streams (1984)
Sword of Gideon (TV-1986)
The Education of Allison Tate (1986)
Talk Radio (1988)
Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Golden Land (TV-1988)
Kansas (1988)
It Takes Two (1988)
Ask Me Again (TV-1989)
Elizabeth Leopold (TV-1989, American Playhouse)

Men at Work (1990)
Working Tra$h (TV-1990)
The Dance Goes On (1991)
The Big Slice (1991)
True Confections (1991)
Paris, France (1993)
Doppelganger (1993)
Sweet Killing (1993)
Caught in the Act (TV-1993)
Fun (1994)
Cityscrapes: Los Angeles (1994)
Boozecan (1994)
Schemes (1995)
First Degree (1995)
Seduced by Madness (TV-1996)
Rowing Through (1996)
The Conspiracy of Fear (TV-1996)
Bram Stoker’s Shadow Builder (1997)
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Dead Aviators (1998)
Blackout Effect (TV-1998)
This Matter of Marriage (TV-1998)
The Life Before This (1999)
Water Damage (1999)

The Spreading Ground (2000)
RoboCop: Prime Directives (TV-2000)
Bruiser (2000)
Sanctuary (TV-2001)
Stolen Miracle (TV-2001)
Dragonfly (2002)
An Unexpected Love (TV-2003)
Deadly Friends (TV-2003)
The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2004)
The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton (TV-2003)
Meltdown (TV-2004)
Open Heart (TV-2004)
Hunt for Justice (TV-2005)
Runaway (TV-2006)
Karol – The Pope, the Man (TV-2006)
Don’t Cry Now (TV-2007)
The Apostles (TV-2008)
Never Back Down (2008)
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (TV-2008)
Formosa Betrayed (2009)

Tangled (TV-2010)
Mindfield (2012, short)
Crimson Peak (2015)
Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (TV-2015)
Lie Exposed (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Berrengers (1985)
War and Remembrance (1989, mini-series)

Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996, mini-series)

24 (2001-2002)
The Line of Fire (2003-2005)
Human Cargo (2004, mini-series)
H20: The Last Prime Minister (2004, mini-series)
Commander-in-Chief (2005-2006)
Runaway (2006-2008)
Everest (2007, mini-series)

The River (2011)
Tyrant (2014-2016)
Suits (2016-2017)
Slasher (2017)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)
Knots Landing (1985, 1986)
Hunter (1987)

Seaquest DSV (1994)
Party of Five (1994)
Early Edition (1996)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998)
Chicago Hope (1998, 1999)
The Outer Limits (1999, 2000)

Judging Amy (2000)
Level 9 (2000)
RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)
The District (2001)
House (2005)
The Eleventh Hour (2005)
Everwood (2006)
Commander in Chief (2005, 2006)
Runaway (2006)
Eyes (2007)
CSI: Miami (2007)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2008)
Private Practice (2008)
Faux Baby (2008)
The Mentalist (2008, 2010)

Seven Deadly Sins (2010)
Off the Map (2011)
Castle (2012)
Revolution (2013)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
The Strain (2014)
Blue Bloods (2015)
Rogue (2015)
NCIS: New Orleans (2015)
Murdoch Mysteries (2016)
Aftermath (2016)
Station 19 (2018)

Credits as a Director:
What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008, short, documentary)
Daughter of the Bride (TV-2008)
My Neighbor’s Secret (TV-2009)

GayKeith (VR-2011, short)
Buried Treasure (2012, short)
Merry In-Laws (TV-2012)
Christmas in the Bayou (TV-2013)
The Swearing Jar (2019)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Murdoch Mysteries (2011, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019))
Aftermath (2016)
Ghost Wars (2017)
Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017, 2018)
Van Helsing (2018)
The Order (2019)

Credits as a Producer:
What I See When I Close My Eyes (2008, short, documentary)

The Bling Ring (TV-2011)
Buried Treasure (2012, short)

Lie Exposed (2019)

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