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Chyler Leigh Biography

Birth Name:
Chyler Leigh Potts
Birth Place:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Started working as a model at age 12
  • Did not graduate from high school, but achieved the equivalent by taking the California High School Proficiency Exam
  • Garnered notice playing the "Pretty Ugly Girl" in 2001's Not Another Teen Movie and appeared in the music video for Marilyn Manson's cover of "Tainted Love" which was on the film's sound track
  • She and her brother, Christopher, were originally cast as love interests in Safe Harbor
  • Their characters were rewritten to accommodate the siblings
  • Met Nathan West when they both auditioned for a TV pilot called Saving Grace in 1999; the show was not picked up, but Leigh and West were married in 2002


  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated