Not everyone makes their breakthrough role right away, and it can take years for someone to make headlines. Such was the case with Conor Leslie, who starred in a number of commercials and underrated films before being cast in “Titans,” the life-changing role. Who Is Conor Leslie Really And What Has Her Career Path Been?
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Early life and education
Conor Marie Leslie was born on April 10, 1991 in Millburn, New Jersey, USA to parents John and Rosanne Leslie, and has a younger brother, Dylan.
Her mother is a motivational speaker, published author, and intuitive life coach. She is of Scottish and Italian descent and holds American nationality. While she is very young discovers a passion for photography. She attended Millburn High School where she was enrolled as a junior in 2008. After graduating from high school, she moved to New Your City, USA.
While still in high school, Leslie appeared in numerous commercials along with a friend of hers.
At age 15, she became committed to switching to TV acting and moved to New York so she could get more roles. In 2007, she was cast in the pilot for MONY, a project directed by Spike Lee, but the series was never picked up. Therefore, her television debut is believed to have been a guest appearance on the 2009 show “The Unusuals,” in which she played Karen Delmonte, the girlfriend of high school Detective Eric Delahoy. The next year she portrayed Eliza, a teenager who was caught showing herself naked on a webcam during the finale of the famous “Law and Order” series.
In the same year, she played the character of Mia Caruso, a young journalist suspected of murder in “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”, and she also made a cameo appearance in “90210” as a philandering college student named Parker. She landed her first movie role in 2010, when she played high school girl Amy in “Beware the Gonzo”.
In 2011, Leslie continued her guest starring roles on TV when she appeared as Chloe Cotten in “No Ordinary Family”. The following year, she landed another movie role when she was cast in “Chained,” a 2012 psychological thriller.
She was praised by reviewer Jamie S. Rich, and despite being very critical of the film itself, he noted that her acting was excellent.
In 2013, Leslie had the roles in the unreleased pilot for “Widow Detective”, as well as in “Campus Life” – which was re-released in 2015 under the name “Campus Code” – and in the television series “Rizzoli Isles” and “Revenge.” “. Leslie’s first recurring role came in 2014, when she was cast as courtesan Sabine in the Discovery Channel miniseries “Klondike”, which dealt with the gold rush, and was in fact the first scripted series to air on the Discovery Channel.
In the same year, she appeared in an episode of “Hawaii Five-0” as Kelly Donovan, and portrayed Des, the ex-girlfriend of Penn Badgley’s character, in the movie “Parts per Billion”.
The following year, she appeared on the alternative history television series “The Man in the High Castle” in the role of Trudy Walker, the half-sister of Juliana Crain. Her character was killed off in the first season, but then returned for another two seasons as part of an alternate timeline. She appeared in “Other Space”, a Yahoo! Comedy on the screen with a touch of science fiction, as well as in the series “The Blacklist” and “Major Crimes”, as well as in Tim Bartell’s film “Dirty Beautiful”.
In 2016 and 2017, she appeared in an episode of the drama TV series “Elementary”, got recurring roles on “Graves” and “Shots Fired”, the Fox miniseries, as well as a guest role on “Gone”. She also appeared in “Down”, a short film directed by her brother Dylan. A surprise role that Leslie landed in 2018 was in the short comedy-drama film “Shrimp” directed by Zelda Williams, which starred dominatrix Sasha. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and is being developed as a series by Gunpowder and Sky.
Appearance in Titans
Leslie landed her breakthrough role in 2018, when she was cast as the original Wonder Girl, Donna Troy, in a live-action version of “Titans,” the series set in the DC Universe.
She was introduced in the untitled eighth episode, and Leslie’s portrayal of the character drew immediate critical acclaim. Entertainment Weekly’s critic Chancellor Agard wrote that Leslie was a perfect choice for Donna and that she was his favorite actress on the show. Donna was a guest character during the first season of the series, but was promoted to the main cast during the second season in 2019, as she was one of the fan favorites. Her character would also return for the series’ third season.
In addition to her successful acting career, Leslie is also a prominent photographer. She shoots with analog 35mm film because she hates digital methods.
As of 2020, there is no information about her relationship history or whether she is currently dating anyone. She is rumors to date her “Titans” castmate, Ryan Potter, who plays the character of Beast Boy, but to date neither Potter nor Leslie have commented on the gossip. She is quite active on Instagram, with over 360,000 followers, and also on Twitter, where her followers have reached nearly 30,000.
Leslie’s acting career, along with her photographic skills, has already made her a small fortune.
To our Earth: the beautiful dot in the galaxy we call ‘Home’.
The colorful place that houses not only us, but millions of animals and insects and plant species and organisms.
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— conor leslie (@ConorLeslie) April 22, 2020
This is even more impressive when we consider that her career has just started and her breakthrough role only happened a few years ago. As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated around $950,000.
Leslie is a fairly tall woman at 1.75m tall, weighs 61kg and has a slender frame with vital stats of 33-25-33 and cup size 33B. She works out a pack of abs, which means she takes good care of her body and does her best to stay physically fit. Her hair is light brown, but she dyes it black for her role as Wonder Girl, and she has dark eyes.