Laura Leighton



  • Birth Name: Laura Miller
  • Birth Place: Iowa City, IA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/24/1968, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Laura Leighton Fast Facts:
  • Traveled across the country with a singing-dancing troupe called the Young Americans after graduating high school.
  • Best known for portraying villain Sydney Andrews from 1993 to '97 on the Fox prime-time soap Melrose Place; she signed on to resurrect her presumed-dead character for the 2009 CW remake of the classic series.
  • Dated Melrose Place costar Grant Show for several years before finding love with Doug Savant, another Melrose Place costar.
  • Cast in the lead role for the 1994 film Shake, Rattle and Rock!, she pulled out after breaking her leg. Renée Zellweger got the part instead.
  • Named as one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People in 1995.
  • Laura Leighton Relationships:
  • Grant Show - Ex-significant Other
  • Madeline - Stepdaughter
  • Arianna - Stepdaughter
  • Doug Savant - Husband
  • Jack Douglas Savant - Son
  • Lucy Jane Leighton Savant - Daughter
  • Laura Leighton Awards:
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended California State University, Long Beach, CA

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