Leslie Browne

Leslie Browne

About Leslie Browne

Leslie Browne (born 1957) is an American ballet dancer and actress. She was born Leslie Brown, the daughter of Kelly Brown and Isabel Mirrow. She had two brothers and one sister; her brother Kevin is a film producer. At the age of seven she began dancing, and would be trained at her father's studio in Arizona, along with her brother Ethan and her sister Elizabeth. She earned a scholarship to study at the School of American Ballet, then joined the distinguished New York City Ballet. She has appeared in the dance films The Turning Point (1977), Nijinsky (1980) and Dancers (1987), each directed by Herbert Ross, her godfather. In 1977 she received a nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her role of Emilia Rodgers in The Turning Point.

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