Laura Leighton
American actor
Laura Leighton
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.
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Pretty Little Liars: Hanna's Mom Warns Her to Stop Spying
US Magazine - over 3 years
Is Ashley Marin telling the truth about being out of town the night detective Darren Wilden was murdered? In the June 25 episode of Pretty Little Liars, the single banker continues to raise eyebrows as her whereabouts come into question. After learning that her daughter Hanna found her muddied heels in the trash, she decides to address the situation. PHOTOS: A guide to the Pretty Little Liars characters "I do not appreciate you spying on me," Ashley (Laura Leighton) tells her. PHOTOS: The hottest shows on television "I was not spying," Hanna (Ashley Benson) retorts. "I just happened to look in the wastebasket." Given her daughter's propensity for getting into trouble, Ashley fires back, "You deliberately looked." Hanna accuses her mom of providing a false alibi, but as Ashley reminds her, "I do not have to account for myself to you." PHOTOS: Young Hollywood's hottest stars "Mom, I don't care about the stupid play, all right?" Hanna yells. "But why would you lie ...
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Rural awards level the field for Cairns students
Cairns - about 4 years
FORMER Mareeba State High School student Laura Leighton has praised the Business Liaison Association for helping her with university studies.
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Heather Locklear, 50, Looks Decades Younger in Black Jumpsuit
US Magazine - over 4 years
Heather Locklear is back in action! Eight months after a source told Us Weekly the actress secretly entered rehab, the '90s TV icon was photographed in between takes on the set of her latest movie, Scary Movie 5, in Atlanta, Georgia, September 18. Locklear, 50, looked more youthful than ever in a figure-flattering black jumpsuit. "Just met Heather Locklear, who is playing my mom," Ashley Tisdale, 27, tweeted two days earlier. "I don't think she has aged. She's beautiful." PHOTOS: Ageless A-listers Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, Scary Movie 5 also stars Lindsay Lohan, 26, Charlie Sheen, 47, and Molly Shannon, 48. It marks the first time Locklear will appear on the big screen since the 2009 drama Flying By. VIDEO: Heather Locklear makes a vampy return to Melrose Place Locklear's career appears to be back on track after she was rushed to the Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California, January 12. (The actress' sister was reportedly scared she had ...
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'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: The Liars Finally Tell Someone About 'A' - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
It appears Regina is not a big fan of Isabelle's family either and would like a reunion between her son and Ashley (Laura Leighton). Maya (Bianca Lawson) is back and went to dinner with Emily. How long will she be back for? We don't know
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Episode Title: (#210) "Touched by an 'A'-ngel" - The Futon Critic
Google News - over 5 years
The series stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Holly Marie Combs, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Laura Leighton, Chad Lowe, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse. Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 98 million homes
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Heather Locklear şi Jack Wagner din “Melrose Place” s-au logodit - CinemaRx
Google News - over 5 years
Acesta este al treilea mariaj care se va încheia între starurile serialului “Melrose Place”, după ce Laura Leighton şi Doug Savant şi-au unit destinele în anul 1998, iar Josie Bissett şi Rob Estes şi-au pus pirostriile în anul 1992, divorţând din
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Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner, 'Melrose Place' co-stars, to wed - Zap2it.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It will be Wagner's second walk down the aisle; he was previously married to his "General Hospital" co-star Kristina Crump. In an an interesting, soap-opera-like turn, this is the third marriage among "Melrose Place" alums. Laura Leighton and Doug
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'Pretty Little Liars' Gay-Cap: Lesbian Poker Night Goes Awry - SheWired
Google News - over 5 years
And for the first time – on-screen anyway - Em and Samara go in for a kiss that's interrupted when Hanna's hot mom Ashley (Laura Leighton) walks in on them accidentally interrupting. As a side note – is Hanna's mom really named Ashley?
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PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - The Futon Critic
Google News - over 5 years
The series stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Holly Marie Combs, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Laura Leighton, Chad Lowe, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse. Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 98 million homes
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Pretty Little Liars Review: “Jenna Can't Hear Us. She's Blind.” - Poptimal.com
Google News - over 5 years
On the Hannah front, her dad (Roark Critchlow) has been getting even closer to mom (Laura Leighton) and has taken to staying over for awkward sleepovers. It appears to be going well and headed for a reunion but then they get a little gift from the
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Did Spencer's Dad Kill Alison? Recap of Pretty Little Liars Season 2, Episode ... - Wetpaint
Google News - over 5 years
Ella (Holly Marie Combs) and Ashley (Laura Leighton) come to the conclusion that something suspicious is going on in their girls' lives, but clearly they didn't get the memo: Nosey bitches die. Meanwhile, Emily (Shay Mitchell)'s mom has finally joined
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Today's celebrity birthdays - July 24 - Superior Telegram
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Laura Leighton ("Melrose Place") is 43. Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez is 42. Actor Eric Szmanda ("CSI") is 36. Actress Rose Byrne is 32. Actress Summer Glau is 30. Actress Elisabeth Moss is 29. Actress Anna Paquin is 29
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Celeb Birthdays for the Week of July 24-30 - ABC News
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Laura Leighton ("Melrose Place") is 43. Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez is 42. Actor Eric Szmanda ("CSI") is 36. Actress Rose Byrne is 32. Actress Summer Glau is 30. Actress Elisabeth Moss is 29. Actress Anna Paquin is 29
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'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Someone Sabotages Alison's Fashion Show! Was It ... - Hollywood Life
Google News - over 5 years
And speaking of troubled minds, Hanna (Ashley Benson) didn't know what to think when her dad decided to stick around for a few extra days to spend time with her and her mom (Laura Leighton.) There was a time when she hoped they'd get back together,
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Pretty Little Liars GIF of the Day: Hanna and Caleb's Steamy Shower Hookup - Wetpaint
Google News - over 5 years
Remember way back in Season 1, Episode 18, “The Bad Seed,” when Hanna (Ashley Benson) was still harboring Caleb (Tyler Blackburn) in her basement right under Ashley Marin (Laura Leighton)'s not-so-watchful eye? Hanna thought that her mom had left for
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Don't miss - New York Post
Google News - over 5 years
... to get her hopes up that her father's attendance may mean more than he's letting on. Spencer (Troian Bellisario) also learns that Mona has stepped in and taken charge of running the event. Co-starring Shay Mitchell, Roark Critchlow and Laura Leighton
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"The Firm of Dolce, Gabbana & Leibowitz" and More Pretty Little Liars Quotes ... - Wetpaint
Google News - over 5 years
Ashley (Laura Leighton) shoots down Hanna (Ashley Benson)'s red-hot dress: “Hanna, it's a funeral, not a Nicki Minaj concert.” Please! Nicki would only wear that thing if it came with a multi-colored wig. 9. Hanna explains herself to Caleb (Tyler
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Laura Leighton Is the Best Mom Ever! - Wetpaint
Google News - over 5 years
Ashley Marin has a unique (read: criminal) brand of parenting skills on Pretty Little Liars, but off-screen, Laura Leighton is the best mom ever! She sat down with Good Housekeeping to chat about the challenges of parenting — other than the stress of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Laura Leighton
    FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 40
    The role of Sydney Andrews, which she signed on to reprise in the 2009 Melrose Place spin-off, has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as "one of the most popular characters" from the original series.
    More Details Hide Details Leighton was born Laura Miller in Iowa City, Iowa, and is a 1986 graduate of West High School in Iowa City.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details On December 7, 2009, ABC Family announced that Leighton had been cast in the TV series Pretty Little Liars, a TV adaptation of a book of the same name by Sara Shepard. She portrays Ashley Marin, the mother of Hanna Marin, one of the four main characters on the show. Following her performance in the second season of Melrose Place, Leighton was featured on the cover of Entertainment Weekly's 1994 Fall TV Preview issue. She appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone with her co-stars Heather Locklear and Josie Bissett in May 1994, in an issue entitled "The Hot Issue". In 1995, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her work on the series. Also in '95, Leighton was named one of the most beautiful people in the world by People magazine.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2004
    Age 35
    In 2004, she starred in Deadly Encounter as Joanne Sanders, a single mother who is the victim of a stalker.
    More Details Hide Details Leighton was seen in the made-for-TV movie Love Notes on Lifetime the western/horror/thriller The Burrowers directed by J.T Petty and the Hallmark Channel movies Daniel's Daughter and Mending Fences, opposite Angie Dickinson.
  • 2003
    Age 34
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In 2006–07, she made numerous prime-time guest appearances, on shows such as the ABC drama/comedy Boston Legal, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, CSI: Miami, and Shark.
  • 2000
    Age 31
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In the 2000s, she has guest-starred in shows such as Cupid and The Outer Limits, and lent her voice to the animated series Duckman. She later starred in the indie film The Sky Is Falling before taking a long break to have children.
  • 1999
    Age 30
    In 1999, she appeared in the independent feature film Angels, Baby! which received a limited release late that year.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1998
    Age 29
    In May 1998, she married her Melrose Place co-star Doug Savant.
    More Details Hide Details They have two children together: Jack (born October 10, 2000) and Lucy (born June 9, 2005). Leighton also helped raise Savant's two daughters from his previous marriage, Arianna (born January 17, 1992) and Madeline (born July 20, 1993).
  • 1997
    Age 28
    Leighton left Melrose Place in 1997 at the end of her contract, and later appeared on Beverly Hills, 90210.
    More Details Hide Details Aaron Spelling created the role of wannabe actress Sophie Burns for her, and she received a six-figure salary per episode.
    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.
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  • 1995
    Age 26
    She also hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in 1995 with musical guest Rancid.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Age 19
    She assumed her grandfather's surname in 1988.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Born
    Born on July 24, 1968.
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