Born: Santa Clara County, California, USA
Lesli Margherita is an American musical theatre, voice, film and television actress.She trained at UCLA and was soon after chosen to star in MGMs television series Fame L.A. directed by Kenny Ortega. She has gone on to star and recur on numerous television shows and pilots including Major Crimes, The Suite Life on Deck, Charmed, NYPD Blue, The District, JAG, and On The Lot, produced by Steven Spielberg. She is also known for her theatre work, playing Inez in Zorro the Musical in Londons West End, for which she won an Olivier Award. She played Mrs. Wormwood on Broadway in Matilda the Musical for over 2 years; followed by a shorter run as the diva, Mona Kent in Dames at Sea which ran for about two months. She then went to star as Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Before she returned to Matilda a year later to close the acclaimed Broadway production.
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