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Leah Pinsent


B: September 20, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario

Leah King Pinsent made her feature debut in the 1984 film, The Bay Boy, and landed a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress while still a teenager. With that encouragement she went on to study acting and then to perform in theatre in New York and Los Angeles before moving back to Toronto. Her television credits include a lead role opposite Charlton Heston in the Disney movie The Little Kidnappers which brought her a Gemini award nomination for best supporting actress. As of April 2005, Leah had picked up a total 3 Gemini nominations, 1 Comedy Award nomination, and 3 Gemini Awards for her work in the series, Made in Canada.

Official website
Also see: Gordon Pinsent
Also see: Charmion King

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

The Bay Boy (1984)
April Fool’s Day (1986)
Glory Enough For All: The Discovery of Insulin (TV-1988)
Emerald Tear (TV-1988)
La Travestie (1988)

The Little Kidnappers (TV-1990)
Double Identity (TV-1990)
Spill (1996)
Lies He Told (TV-1997)
Win, Again! (TV-1999)
Waking the Dead (1999)

Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
A Promise (2002)
Escape from the Newsroom (TV-2002)
Our Fathers (TV-2005)
Burnt Toast (TV-2005)
Heyday! (TV-2006)
1st Bite (2006)
Eating Buccaneers (2008)

Love Letters (TV-2010)
The Bend (2011)
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (TV-2012)
Wet Bum (2014)
Big News from Grand Rock (2014)
The River of My Dreams: A Portrait of Gordon Pinsent (2016, documentary)

TV Series – Cast:
More Tears (1998)
Made in Canada (1998-2003)
This is Wonderland (2004)
Funpack (voice, 2005)
The Best Laid Plans (2015, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Haute tension (1991)
Sweating Bullets (1991)
Beyond Reality (1992)
Murder, She Wrote (1992)
Side Effects (1994)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1997)

All Souls (2001)
This Is Wonderland (2004)
Puppets Who Kill (2006)
Grossology (2007)
ReGenesis (2007)

Republic of Doyle (2010)
18 to Life (2011)
Murdoch Mysteries (2011)
Flashpoint (2012)
Mysticons (voice, 2018)

The Bay Boy, movie, poster