Union Status: SAG-Eligible
Accents: West African
Languages: English, some Spanish (L.A.)
US Citizen: Yes
Ages Performed: Young Adult
Voiceover Genre: Animation, Audiobook, Automotive, Business, Commercial, Corporate, Documentary, E-Learning, Explainer, Industrial, Medical, Narration, Political, Promo, Trailer, Video Games, Live announcing
Leslie is a Nigerian American actress, host, and voiceover artist. After her breakout role as one of the neighborhood bullies in Toe to Toe, a SAG independent feature film and Official Sundance Film Festival selection, she began her studies at The Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory in Washington, DC. She later starred as Black Nancy, a histo-venture written and directed by Lennox Nelson; as Jessica Delancy, a misguided girlfriend-turned-accomplice in the new TV One crime series, For My Man; and lead as Blessing, in the film Taste, releasing March 2017, directed by Chike Nwabukwu.
Leslie completed the Winter Intensive program at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and is an elite member of The Actor's Project NYC with an Off Broadway showcase scheduled for early June 2017. Leslie is very experienced in sketch and improv. She is SAG eligible, speaks conversational Spanish and a local hire for New York, Philadelphia, and DC.