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Leisha Hailey

Leisha Hailey (born July 11, 1971) is an American actress and musician most widely known for playing Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime Networks production The L Word. Hailey first came to the public's attention as a musician in the pop duo The Murmurs and has continued a music career as part of the band Uh Huh Her. Born in Okinawa, Japan to American parents, Hailey grew up in Bellevue, Nebraska and attended Bellevue West High School. At 17, she came out as a lesbian before moving to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. With her Academy classmate Heather Grody, she formed the pop duo The Murmurs in 1991. In the 1990s, they released several albums and toured on the Lilith Fair. In 2001, Hailey and Grody changed their name to Gush. The band split when Hailey began working for The L Word. In 2005, Hailey founded Marfa Records.

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'L-Word' Star BLASTS Southwest -- Our Lesbian Kiss Was NOT Excessive!

'L-Word' Star to Southwest
Our Lesbian Kiss Was NOT Excessive!

"L-Word" actress Leisha Hailey is firing back at Southwest Airlines -- claiming she and another woman only shared "one modest kiss" on an SWA plane ... before they were wrongly kicked off. SWA had… READ MORE >

Southwest to 'L-Word' Star: Passengers Complained About 'Excessive' Lesbian PDA

Southwest to 'L-Word' Star
Passengers Complained About "Excessive" Lesbian PDA

Southwest Airlines claims it only kicked a lesbian "L-Word" actress off a flight today after multiple passengers complained about her "excessive" affectionate behavior with another woman. As we… READ MORE >

- 1086 days ago
'L-Word' Star: Southwest Airlines Booted Me ... Because I'm Gay!

"L-Word" Star
Southwest Airlines Booted Me ... Because I'm Gay!

Actress Leisha Hailey -- who starred in "The L-Word" -- says Southwest Airlines hates gay people ... and claims that's the reason she got kicked off a flight today.Leisha just unleashed a flurry… READ MORE >

- 1086 days ago

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