Leisha Hailey (born July 11, 1971) is an American actress and musician most widely known for playing Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime Networks production The L Word. Hailey first came to the public's attention as a musician in the pop duo The Murmurs and has continued a music career as part of the band Uh Huh Her. Wikipedia
Was roommates with Mia Kirshner and Katherine Moennig while filming The L Word (2004). Kirshner, Hailey, and Moenning lived down the street from Jennifer Beals' house.
Performing with her new band 'Uh Huh Her', which also includes band mate Camila Gutierrez (aka "Camilla Grey"). [October 2007]
(summer 1999) part of Sarah McLachlan's "Lilith Fair" tour
Filming 3rd season of The L Word (2004) in Vancouver, Canada. [June 2005]
Her favorite album is "Let It Be", by The Replacements.
The people that inspire Leisha the most are Tina Fey, Elizabeth Peyton, Axl Rose, Jim Henson, John Lennon, David Hockney, Sarah Silverman and Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Best friends with The L Word (2004) cast mates Erin Daniels and Katherine Moennig. Leisha and Kate have both confirmed that they still see Erin regularly back home in Los Angeles.
Is a vegetarian.
Voted #1 in the AfterEllen.com Hot 100 list 2007.
Started her own record label, Marfa Records.
Was an extra (sitting in the coffee shop) in Ellen DeGeneres' coming out episode of Ellen (1994) .
Played leading role in school play "Oliver" and attended Bellevue West High School in Nebraska.
Appeared in several television commercials for Yoplait Yogurt.
Grew up in Nebraska.
Attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York).
Member of singing duo The Murmurs, Gush and now 'Uh Huh Her' since 2007.
People have this perception of a gay lifestyle - that it's so different, when really it's exactly the same. Problems at work. Problems at home. Jealousy. It runs the gamut. But I think maybe that's why this show is a hit: People identify with it, regardless. - On why The L Word (2004) has achieved crossover status by focusing less on "lesbian issues" per se.
It was just amazing to finally see yourself represented. That's why I carry so much pride about being on this show. I'm excited to be a part of it because I know how big it was for me.