Facts of Leslie Stefanson
|Full Name:||Leslie Stefanson|
|Age:||48 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||May 10, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Fargo, North Dakota, United States|
|Father's Name:||Randy Stefanson|
|Mother's Name:||Corinne Stefanson,|
|Husband / Wife Name:||James Spader|
|Profession:||model, actress and artist.|
|Education:||Leslie Stefanson education, Barnard College|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 11 inches (1.82m)|
|Net Worth:||$0.5 million|
|Hair Color:||light brown|
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Hollywood has seen artists who start in front of the camera and later are happy to retreat to the background taking up jobs behind the camera or switching to a new field altogether. Leslie Stefanson is one such artist who started off as a model and actress and now is concentrating on sculpting. Find out all about this talented and skillful celebrity here!
Leslie Stefanson’s birth, age, childhood, and education
Leslie Stefanson whose real name is Leslie Ann Stefanson was born in Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, the USA on 10 May 1971. Her parents are Randy and Corinne Stefanson. She was raised with her 2 siblings in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota.
Leslie was a student at Barnard College and graduated in 1993 with a degree in English literature. She entered the world of fashion soon after.
Leslie Stefanson’s modeling and Acting Career
Leslie took to modeling after her graduation and was registered with the prestigious Wilhelmina Models, Manhattan but soon switched gear to acting in 1994 when she played a small role in the film ‘The Cowboy Way’. She did similar roles in ‘The Mirror Has Two Faces’ (1996) and ‘Flubber’ (1997). She portrayed a waitress in the award-winning film ‘As Good As It Gets’ in 1997. Leslie’s height of 5 feet 11.5 inches made her easily noticeable.
She began getting major roles and was seen in ‘Delivered’, ‘An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn’ and ‘Break Up’ in 1998. Her breakthrough role was in 1999’s ‘The General’s Daughter’ in which she played Capt. Elisabeth Campbell. She appeared in ‘Beautiful’ (2000), ‘Unbreakable’ (2000) and ‘The Stickup’ (2001). She had prominent characters to portray in TV series ‘Jackie’, ‘Ethel’, ‘Joan: The Women of Camelot’ (2001) and ‘MDs’ (2002).
Leslie Stefanson’s turns a sculptor
After appearing in movies such as ‘The Hunted’ and ‘Alien Hunter’ in 2003, Leslie’s interest was directed to sculpting. Her sculpting works are erotic. She registered with Robert Cunningham studio to learn human anatomy. This was a 4-year long course after which Leslie created her first bronze statue. Her signature bronze piece called ‘I myself alone’ was made in 2004.
Leslie wanted to learn more about this art and attended The Art Students League in 2009. Her first exhibition was held in Rourke Art Gallery Museum in Moorhead, Minnesota in 2011. She now concentrates on making female figures in terra-cotta and bronze. The private erotic moments of females that she captures through her art has been criticized.
Leslie Stefanson’s Relationships
Leslie had met and dated actor Ryan O’Neal in 1997. There was a great age gap of 30 years between the couple. The romance was short-lived and they split the same year.
Leslie started dating actor James Spader in 2002. The couple has acted in certain films together such as ‘The Stickup’ and ‘Alien Hunter’. The couple took their relationship to the next level by getting engaged in 2008. Their son, Nathaneal was born on 31 August 2008.
James Spader was married previously to Victoria Kheel. The couple had separated but he has two children from this relationship-sons Elijah and Sebastian. Leslie thus making a stepmother to these 2 children.
The relationship between James Spader and Leslie is going strong with no regrets or conflicts. Leslie is also balancing her career as a sculptor and her family life. She travels between Los Angeles and New York for her work and family life.
Leslie is absent from a social media platform. She does not have accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Leslie Stefanson’s body measurements
Leslie Stefanson is 5 ft 11 inches tall and owns a weigh of 53kgs. Additionally, her hair color is light brown and has a pair of blue eye.
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