Laura Leighton

Born Jul 24, 1968

Laura Leighton is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Sydney Andrews, introduced in the 1990s television series Melrose Place. She reprised the role in the 2009 series of the same name. In 2010, she joined the cast of the television series Pretty Little Liars, playing Ashley Marin.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Laura Leighton.


1968 Birth Born on July 24, 1968.


1988 19 Years Old She assumed her grandfather's surname in 1988.


1995 26 Years Old …  She also hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in 1995 with musical guest Rancid.
1997 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  However, Leighton left the show at the end of the fifth season in 1997, which saw her character Sydney getting struck and seemingly killed by a car, only moments after her wedding to Craig Field.
1998 29 Years Old In May 1998, she married her Melrose Place co-star Doug Savant. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old In 1999, she appeared in the independent feature film Angels, Baby! which received a limited release late that year.
2000 31 Years Old That same year she appeared in the romantic comedy Seven Girlfriends and the thriller Clean and Narrow which was released direct to video in early 2000. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old In 2003, she returned to the small screen in the much-hyped, but little-watched SKIN, which lasted three episodes, and in the short-lived 2005 ABC series Eyes. … Read More
2004 35 Years Old In 2004, she starred in Deadly Encounter as Joanne Sanders, a single mother who is the victim of a stalker. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 5, 2009, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Leighton would appear in the 2009 series Melrose Place, reprising her role as the presumed-dead Sydney, who will serve as landlord at Melrose Place. … Read More
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