Leslie Ann Stefanson is an American model, actress and artist. She is most known for playing the title role as Capt. Elisabeth Campbell in the film The General's Daughter. Stefanson was born in Fargo, North Dakota and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota. She is currently engaged, as of 2008, to fellow actor James Spader of The Practice and Boston Legal. On August 31, 2008, she gave birth to her first child, a son by James Spader.