Leigh Zimmerman


Leigh is an Olivier Award-nominated actress who is known all over the world for her leading roles on Broadway, in the West End and on television and film.

Theatre includes: Leigh’s Broadway debut in the original company of The Will Rogers Follies – she then played Ziegfeld’s Favourite in the national tour. Other Broadway credits include: Elaine in Crazy For You, originating the role of Panacea in the Broadway revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and an original member of the Broadway revival of Chicago. West End credits include: The Seven Year Itch alongside Daryl Hannah, Velma Kelly in Chicago, The Girl in the Yellow Dress in Contact, Ulla in The Producers (a role Leigh created and which earned her an Olivier nomination for Best Leading Actress in 2004). Leigh played Ulla again in the original Las Vegas company of The Producers and then co-starred in Las Vegas with Denny Laine and Domenick Allen in VINYL – The Classic Rock Experience.

Film includes: Home Alone 2, Proof, The Defender, Submerged, United 93, La Luna En Botella, Are You Ready For Love and Madonn’s film WE.

Television includes: The Outsiders, Feel The Force and Ben Elton’s Blessed. She also appeared as Sasha in the hit JJ Abrams CBS drama Person of Interest.