Leah Pinsent is a multi nominated, three time Gemini award winner, along with other nomination nods for the Canadian Comedy Awards and the Genies. Among her most recent credits are: the film Big News From Grand Rock as an entitled and villainous mayor of a small town (a tribute to a certain journalist and a local mayor); Best Laid Plans (mini series) as a political campaign manager/dominatrix; Flashpoint as a brave woman who struggles with the kidnapping of her Senator husband; Sunshine Sketches Of A Small Town as a shy spinster looking for love; 18 to Life as a lesbian biker chick; Murdoch Mysteries as a stern school headmistress; and Republic of Doyle as an RCMP officer; Eating Buccaneers, playing a new-age graphic artist and The Bend as an alcoholic mother who lost her son to suicide. Leah had also a recurring role on ReGenesis, starred as Veronica in the five year run of Rick Mercer’s Made In Canada and the vacuous reporter Diane in various Ken Finkleman productions.

Leah studied at NYC’s Circle in the Square and LA’s Playhouse West where she also performed in and directed various stage productions. Most recently she starred as Nana in Michel Tremblay’s For The Pleasure of Seeing Her Again and performed in the season finale of Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss and What I Wore at Toronto’s Panasonic Theatre. As a producer Leah co-created, starred in and executive produced the CBC special, Love Letters. A tribute to Gurney’s play along side some of Canada’s top actors.