Shelagh McLeod

Shelagh McLeod

actress, writer, director

Shelagh McLeod was born on May 07, 1960 in Canada. Shelagh McLeod's big-screen debut came with Adventures of a Private Eye directed by Stanley A. Long in 1977. Shelagh McLeod is known for Wish Me Luck directed by Bill Hays, Jane Asher stars as Faith Ashley and Michael J. Jackson as Kit Vanston. Shelagh McLeod has got 3 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Shelagh McLeod achieved is National Film Awards, UK. The upcoming new movie Shelagh McLeod plays is The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes which will be released on Apr 27, 2022.

Shelagh was born in Vancouver and relocated to England when she was six years old. After training as an actress, she starred in Dennis Potter's, Prix Italia winner, Cream In My Coffee, before moving to Toronto and then onto Los Angeles. After appearing in several TV series, films and at the prestigious Stratford festival in Canada, she returned to England to play Dr Kate Webster in Peak Practice for several series. Shelagh completed the three-year BA film and screenwriting program at Kingston university and her two short films: RUN And David Rose, have won awards and been nominated as best short film at several international film festivals. She went on to take an MA in Creative Writing and graduated with distinction in 2015. Her first feature film as writer/director - Astronaut - stars Academy award winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, and Academy nominated Graham Greene. Principal photography was completed in 2018. The film was produced by Jessica Adams, and Sean Buckley. Filming took place in Hamilton Ontario, Toronto. Nexus, her second screenplay, was shortlisted by Sundance Screenwriter's lab and chosen for the prestigious Writer's Lab 2018, supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman, with a proposed shoot in 2019.By: Anonymous

  • Birthday

    May 07, 1960
  • Place of Birth

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Also known


Known For


3 wins & 7 nominations

National Film Awards, UK
Best Director
Winner - National Film Award
Astronaut (2019)
Canada International Film Festival
Short Film
Winner - Royal Reel Award
Run (2011)
Short Film
Winner - Royal Reel Award
David Rose (2011)

Movies & TV Shows

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