Leslie Easterbrook Biography
(Actress and singer)
Birthday: July 29, 1949 (Leo)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Leslie Eileen Easterbrook is an American actress, singer, and producer. She is best known for portraying Sgt. Debbie Callahan in the ‘Police Academy’ film series. Her father, a voice and music professor, trained her for operatic roles and offered her initial training in acting. She starred in her first film ‘Just Tell Me What You Want’ in 1980 as a hospital nurse. That year, she also made her television debut in the sitcom ‘Me and Maxx’. Easterbrook garnered public attention for the first time as Rhonda Lee, the drop-dead gorgeous neighbour of the title characters in the sitcom ‘Laverne & Shirley’. Besides the role of Debbie Callahan, her other famous works include ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘Hangin' with Mr. Cooper’, ‘Baywatch’, ‘Matlock’, ‘Hunter’, and ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’. She is also an accomplished singer and has performed the US National Anthem at Super Bowl XVII. Easterbrook is a renowned theatre actor as well, first appearing on a Broadway stage in 1976, and has lent her voice to multiple animated projects. For one of her recent projects, the 2005 horror film ‘The Devil’s Rejects’, she won several awards.