Bobby Leigh

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Bobby Leigh  is an Award-Winning Actor, Filmmaker and Music Manager and has over twenty years in the music and entertainment Business where he has produced and/or toured with such major rock-n-roll multi-platinum legends as “Aerosmith,” “Guns-N-Roses,” “Red Hot Chili Peppers,” “Kiss,” “Lynyrd Skynyrd,” “Prince,” “Quiet Riot,” “Night Ranger,” “Joan Jett,” “The Specials,” “Social Distortion,” “The Offspring,” and “Staind.”

As a personal manager for 4 Non Blondes he catapulted their careers to 12 million records sold worldwide in only 9 months. Leigh continues to offer clients and selected artists his services as a personal manager with his company Moksha Music Management and Recording Company, a division of Moksha Entertainment.

Leigh was trained at the famous Beverly Hills two-year acting intensive "Lena Harris Actors Academy", where he studied the "Sanford Meisner" method of acting. He also attended Lena Harris "Audition Technique" for an additional four years. Bobby also trained with Tim McNeil at "The Stella Adler Academy of Actors. Leigh continued his training with Sharon Jakubecy on "The Alexander" Technique. Bobby also pertisapated in classes with Kevin McGrath in Improvisation and Script Analysis.

 

As an actor, he landed several roles for television; playing Larry Miller's henchman on the Sony Pictures Television/The WB sitcom "The Mayor". Also appearing on Touchstone Television/ABC's "That Was Then.” As well Leigh was cast in a guest staring and recurring role on the ABC Television family Pilot "East of Normal, West of Weird."

Other notable acting roles; Leigh is credited on “London Fields,” “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Creatures Of White Chapel,” “British Style,” “Cruel,” “Dracula Untold,” “Golgotha,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Sweeny Todd,” “Childlike Violence,” as well as many other independent films.

Under the Visualiner Entertainment banner, Leigh served as a producer and actor on “The Gift… At Risk” starring Vince Vaughn and Randy Travis, which debuted at the Monaco Film Festival. Also for Visualiner Entertainment, Bobby was a producer on the Award Winning feature film “Stripped Down” staring Ian Ziering ("Beverly Hills 90210" and "Dancing with the Stars,”) The film, which took three awards at the Silver Lake Film Festival, including “Outstanding Achievement in Production,” has been sold to eight European Markets and had it’s American theatrical release in 2008.

Leigh also produced “The Guitar Player’s Girlfriend,” winner of the “Los Angeles Screenwriting Competition sponsored by Kodak and Panavision” in 2006. With Filmmakers Alliance, Leigh produced “Plus Or Minus: A Few Things I Thought I Should Consider,” a film that deals with teen pregnancy, with director Amanda Swikow. Leigh also recently directed the family film “It’s All An Illusion,” for Christopher Coppola’s Project Access Hollywood. Bobby also produced the award winning film “Dada,” directed by close friend Bradley Jones.

Leigh also wrote, directed and produced the Award-Winning documentary feature film “Holodomor,” an expose on the Ukrainian genocide perpetrated by Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union. The 93 minute feature film won the, “Best Documentary” award at the Hoover Dam Film Festival, and was nominated for “Best Documentary Film” at the British Film Festival and also took home the  “Grand Jury Award for Best Feature for most Outstanding Movie” at the Monaco Charity Film Festival.

Bobby was a producer on the Lions Gate horror film “Experiment In Torture.” Leigh also served as a producer or co-producer on “Dracula Untold,” “Golgotha,” “Girls Gone Dead,” “VH1 Rock Honors,” “Red Hot Chli Peppers; Otherside.”

Leigh served as a producer for three “MTV Video Music Awards” Television Award shows, two in New York City, USA and one in Dublin, IR. Bobby has also worked for the “Silver Lake Film Festival.” Leigh was also the producr for “VisionFest/The Vision Awards” for Filmmakers Alliance and the Directors Guild of America West/LA four years in a row. Vision Award honorees include such renowned filmmakers as Mike Figgis, Terry Gilliam, Wim Wenders, Allison Anders, Alexander Payne, David O’Russell, Werner Herzog, Michael and Mark Polish and Laura Dern.

IMDb Mini Biography By: Steven Adams; Agent/Manager

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