Lesley Aletter is an American actress and the daughter of Lee Meriwether. Lesley Aletter’s mother is a popular face in Hollywood. She is an actress and former model known for winning the title of Miss America in 1955. As an actress, she gained massive popularity for appearing in the long-running 1970s drama series ‘Barnaby Jones’ as Betty Jones, which earned her an Emmy Award nomination along with two Golden Globe Award nominations. Known for her seductive deep voice and light blue eyes, Meriwether was one of the most popular television actresses in the 1970s.
Lesley Aletter: Bio Summary
|Full Name||Lesley Aletter|
*Lee Meriwether’s Daughter
|Age||59 years old as of 2023|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1963|
|Place of Birth||Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Parents||Lee Meriwether, Frank Aletter|
Who is Lee Meriwether’s daughter Lesley?
Lesley Aletter was born on November 12, 1963, in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States. As of 2023, she is 59 years old as of 2023. Lesley is the daughter of Lee Meriwether and actor Frank Aletter. She is the youngest child of the couple, she has an elder sister Kyle Aletter. She stands at a height of 5′ 10″ (1.78 m).
As an actor, her father appeared as a guest on numerous shows between 1956 and 1988. Aletter starred in three programs in the 1960s, beginning with Bringing Up Buddy, a sitcom during the 1960–1961 season. He went on to appear in the eighth episode of Lucille Ball’s The Lucy Show in the 1962 segment “Lucy the Music Lover.” Aletter was cast as Dr. Sam Eastman, an ear-nose-throat specialist who adores classical music.
Per IMDb, Lesley’s father Frank has appeared in shows including Perry Mason (1957), The Cara Williams Show (1964), Lassie (1954), Mannix (1967), Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969), Insight (1960), Kojak (1973), Cannon (1971), Hunter (1976), “Super Jaimie”. Her parents called their marriage a quit in 1974 when Lesley Aletter was 11 years old. Her mother is now married to Marshall Borden.
Lesley Aletter is an actress and a stuntwoman
Lesley Aletter was brought up in the entertainment business with both parents Lee Meriwether and father Frank Aletter very popular in the business. With an older sister, Kyle Aletter, who also started appearing on the screens at a very young age. It’s no surprise Lesley also found herself trying to follow that same road. According to her mother’s website, with the ups and downs of getting one job to losing ten, it seemed that she didn’t enjoy the family style of being in front of the camera.
However, that didn’t stop her from acquiring amazing acting skills. Being on sets her whole life with her mother from TV shows like “Barnaby Jones,” “Star Trek” and the movie “Batman,” Lesley garnered skills on how to perform and create, in and around movie sets from her mother and other actors around.
Lee Meriwether’s daughter, Lesley Aletter has been the stunt doubled the likes of Sigourney Weaver, Lucy Lawless, and Minnie Driver, to name a few. Lesley couldn’t ask for a better job than being a stuntwoman. After working in the industry for years and the experience garnered, Lesley is on the board of The Stuntwomens Foundation, a non-profit organization to help injured Stuntwomen.
Per IMDb, she also serves as Co Governor for the Stunt Peer Group of the Television Academy. She is known for Alien: Resurrection, Galaxy Quest, The Devil’s Rejects, and 3 from Hell. She was also a stunt guard in Grey’s Anatomy, and a stunt daughter in Blue Blood and the Vampire’s Dairies, just to mention a few.
The mother and daughter appear to be very close. They have been spotted at various events together. They attended the Last Chance for Animals Benefit Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 24, 2015, in Beverly Hills, California. They also attended the Theater West 50th anniversary gala at Taglyan Cultural Complex on September 13, 2012, in Hollywood, California together.