Laura Leighton Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in Melrose Place tv show
Nickname Laura
Full Name Laura Diane Leighton
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Age 53 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth July 24, 1968
Birthplace Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Leo

Laura Leighton was born on 24th July, 1968 in Lowa City. She is an American Television and Film actress. She received her graduate degree from West High School in early 1986. During her high school days, she was individual personnel of The Good Time Company school choir where she enjoyed various group musical performances. She was likewise the school cheerleader.

Laura Leighton began her professional career by performing in a Dep Hair Gel and Pizza Hut advertisements during the mid-1990s. After that, she made her breakthrough performance in the primetime drama series Melrose Place as Sydney Andrews from 1993 to 1997.

Laura Leighton showed up on the covers of various magazine such as People, Rolling Stone, and Entertainment Weekly during the show Melrose Place prevalence. Laura Leighton co-featured in the driving appearance in the movie In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy, where she portrayed the character of Laurette Wilder. Later, she performed in the TV series The Other Woman as Carolyn Bryan, who was a model on the CBS Network.

In 1995, Laura alongside the musician Rancid hosted a show Saturday Night Live in its few episodes. Laura Leighton acknowledged a supporting role on the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 where she performed the character of Sophie Burns. She supposedly got 6 figures per episode compensation. Laura showed up in Jeff Fisher’s Angels, Baby alongside Paul Lazarus’s short movie Seven Girlfriends in which she depicted along with Tim Daly. Later, she portrayed opposite Jack Noseworthy in the action movie The Clean and Narrow in 2000.

During the 2000s, Laura Leighton made various guest appearances in the shows The Outer Limits, Cupid, Boston Legal, CSI: Miami, Shark, and Special Victims Unit. Further, Laura featured as Joanne Sanders in the Lifetime picture A Deadly Encounter in 2004. She likewise showed up in the thriller movie The Burrowers that was coordinated by J.T Petty. Laura also portrayed a lead role along with Sebastian Spence in the Hallmark film Daniel’s Daughter.

In 2009, Laura Leighton starred in a leading character of Ashley Marin in the TV drama arrangement Pretty Little Liars, that was based on the novel of Sara Shepard. She remained in all the 7 seasons of the series till its finale in June 2017.

Laura Leighton Education

Qualification Graduate
School West High School in Iowa City, Iowa
College California State University

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Laura Leighton Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Famous for starring in Melrose Place tv show


Film Debut: Angels, Baby! (1999)

Angels, Baby! (1999)
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TV Show: Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story (1993)

Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story (1993)
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Net Worth: USD $3 million approx

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Doug Savant (m. 1998)

Doug Savant (m. 1998)
Laura Leighton with his wife

Children: 2

Son(s): Jack Douglas Savant

Daughter(s): Lucy Jane Leighton Savant

Dating History:

Grant Show (1993 – 1996)
Dean Cameron (1990 – 1992)

On-Screen Matchups:
James Read in The Other Woman (1995)
Brian Austin Green in Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Bryce Johnson in Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Chad Lowe in Melrose Place (1992)
David Charvet in Melrose Place (1992)

Facts You Never Knew About Laura Leighton!

  • Laura Leighton’s character performance of Sydney Andrews in the soap opera Melrose Place is viewed as the dearest characters among the audience.
  • Laura Leighton lends her voice to the most loved drama arrangement Duckman.
  • Laura Leighton became associated with The Young Americans troupe as the member of Around the World group in 1987.
  • She was born as Laurie Miller and later in 1988, she associated the surname of her maternal granddad.
  • Laura Leighton wedded her co-star Doug Savant in May 1998. They together have 2 kids.
  • For her outstanding performance in the series Melrose Place, she was selected for the Golden Globe Award in 1995.

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