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Leah Finnie (a.k.a. LADY LEAH), is an Actress, Jazz Vocalist, Print Model, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Illustrator, and Emcee. She grew up in a home filled with Music and Performance. As a teenager, she and her siblings sang and played instruments behind their father, Minister of Music in their church, and were known as The PEARSON FAMILY; traveling and singing around her native Ohio. High School speech tournaments and drama class musicals, set the stage for her 30 year career as a National On& Off Camera Commercial Actress. She can be seen in National TV & Radio advertisements for Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoWellcome, Nestle’, AT&T, and many more. Currently, she is represented by KMR Agency, Los Angeles/New York City.
Leah’s professional singing career also began in New York City, performing at the Red Rooster, Lenox Lounge, Sugar Bar, The Metropolitan Room, and the Apollo. She’s always been inspired by Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles; some of her mother’s favorites. Her sultry voice and demeanor have captured audiences everywhere.
Her passion for Fine Art lead to the study Watercolor at the Art Student’s League and Parsons School of Design in NYC. Her work can be seen in private collections, and her first children’s book is ready for publication.
G. Keith and Jazz Vocalist, Actress, and Voiceover Artist, Leah catch up and talk about how she got to be the lady in the Boost TV Commercial, her Jazz career, and more.