Lesley-Ann Brandt Biography
Lesley-Ann Brandt is a South African actress who is known for her appearance in the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand and on the television series Lucifer.
Brandt began work in retail deals in Auckland before verifying work as a data innovation enlistment advisor. Following some demonstrating work, she was thrown in various New Zealand TV notices. She concentrated acting and was prepared in the Meisner system in 2008.
Brandt’s first huge acting job was in the New Zealand TV arrangement Diplomatic Immunity. She has shown up in visitor jobs on the New Zealand emergency clinic cleanser drama, Shortland Street, and This Is Not My Life, a sci-fi arrangement set during the 2020s in the anecdotal town of Waimoana.
Brandt had a job as slave young lady Naevia in the primary season Spartacus: Blood and Sand and the prequel miniseries Spartacus: Gods of the Arena. She initially tried out for the job of Sura yet the throwing chief proposed she try out for the job of Naevia. Brandt did not return for the consequent periods of Spartacus because of creation postpones following the demise of Andy Whitfield.
Cynthia Addai-Robinson, at last, supplanted Brandt as Naevia. She had a job in the New Zealand transitioning highlight film The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell. She visitor featured in the CSI: NY scenes “Smooth Criminal” and “Something to think about”.
In May 2010, she visitor featured on Legend of the Seeker, another Rob Tapert/Sam Raimi generation shot in New Zealand. She showed up in the Season 2 season finale “Tears” in the job of Sister Thea. In 2011, she visitor showed up in TNT’s Memphis Beat, which was trailed by a lead job as Cassie in Syfy’s most noteworthy evaluated unique element for 2011, Zombie Apocalypse, which likewise featured Ving Rhames and Taryn Manning.
In 2013, she had a repetitive job in the third period of Single Ladies as Naomi Cox. She supplanted on-screen character Lina Esco who was discharged after the primary table read. Brandt had allegedly tried for the job and was reexamined after Esco was discharged.
Lesley-Ann Brandt Age
Brandt was born on 2 December 1981 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is 37 years old as of 2018
Lesley-Ann Brandt Family
She immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand, with her parents and her younger brother in 1999. Brandt is of East Indian, German, Dutch, and Spanish descent. She is a familiar Afrikaans speaker and records yoga, hockey, and baseball among her interests. In South Africa, she played aggressive field hockey.
Lesley-Ann Brandt Husband
She is married to her boyfriend of three years, actor Chris Payne Gilbert, in 2015. The couple has a child, their son Kingston Payne Brandt-Gilbert, who was born in July 2017
Lesley-Ann Brandt Height
She stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in tall. She weighs 54 kg.
Lesley-Ann Brandt Lucifer
Brandt was cast as Mazikeen, a Confidante and devoted ally of Lucifer Morningstar, “Maze” for short in the American television series Lucifer. She is a demon who, having served as his head torturer, followed him from Hell to Los Angeles, and acted as a bartender and bodyguard at Lucifer’s club. In the second season, Maze looks for a new direction on Earth and becomes a bounty hunter.
Lesley-Ann Brandt Net Worth
She has made a good fortune especially through the film Lucifer. Her cars and houses are not recorded. She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million
Lesley-Ann Brandt Shortland Street
She was cast as Leilani Fa’auigaese, Jonah’s beautiful, passionate daughter in the New Zealand prime-time soap opera Shortland Street. Her wild optimism is joined by an absence of both sound judgments and of thoroughly considering things. Throughout the years, Leilani turned out to be progressively furious about the defilement of the Fe’ausian Royal Family.
Leilani has bloomed into an insightful, blunt lady. Be that as it may, of late she has turned into an issue. Leilani has driven the men of Fe’ausi on while constraining them to tune in to political thoughts. Her prominence with men has made her amazingly disagreeable with the ladies. Consequently, Leilani has been ousted to New Zealand, to be with her dad; who simply needs to conceal her away in light of the fact that she is seriously imperiling his opportunity to get the activity of King.
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Lesley-Ann Brandt Interview
Interview: Lucifer’s Lesley-Ann Brandt
Brief Take: The #SaveLucifer campaign working out must have been an incredible experience.
Lesley-Ann Brandt: Absolutely! These kinds of things don’t happen in our industry. But I think that it speaks to the times, the way that people view content now is so different and being able to have ownership in the content they watch and the shows that they want to see. The fans worked so hard to make sure that their voices were being heard, and even though we didn’t fit in the network model, they were finding ways to do it worldwide, so it makes sense for us to be on a streaming service.
Particularly on Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, because we were on Netflix in a lot of countries already, and given the freedom that we have now, we obviously don’t want to lose our core audience or change the show so dramatically, that it’s no longer the show with which the fans fell in love—that being said, we do have some leeway to push boundaries. I just think that people are going to be really excited and I’m so happy for the fans because they get to see the fruits of their labor and their tweeting and speaking up and will get to see that now.
BT: And you now have a platform to explore the many sides of Mazikeen this season.
LAB: And that’s the thing about our show, in a weird way, even though we’re a light-hearted show that doesn’t take itself too seriously at times, which I think is part of the charm, that we have real, honest, human moments that really affect people. We see that when we go to the fan conventions – people come up and say “Oh my God, that scene in which you…” I had this Dad who came up to me in Australia, and he said “the scene in which Maze goes trick-or-treating, it touched me in such a way as a Dad, because I’m a Dad who struggles with these demons and I’ve always been scared to kind of share that with my kids.
But when you unveil your demon face and went trick-or-treating, I think that no matter what are my demons, my kids are going to love me”. I mean… [gasps] Tears, down my face, the whole time. To have this scene resonate with a Dad in that way is crazy and so important for our writers to know, you know that what we do matters. So yeah, I’m excited too that on the other side of the coin, I do get to be a little more demonic, which is fun too.
BT: How do you feel when you’re playing your character?
LAB: What’s so great about our show is that we’re a show about humanity, but we have the worst character ever and the man responsible for all the bad in the world. In season 1, the focus for Mazikeen was to return back home, right? And in season 2, it’s “I can’t go home now, so how do I make her feel like home”, and then in season 3, it was all about relationships, and in season 4, it’s about a relationship.
It’s about finding love, and so it’s very human – my approach to her. In fact, I drew on my experiences an immigrant, leaving South Africa for New Zealand. It took me a good couple of years to make New Zealand feel like home, I was almost 18, it was a tough age to emigrate and to leave all your friends behind. You know, very much like Mazikeen in that first season, in which she was like “No one gets me, no one understands me”, as no one in New Zealand could understand my South African accent, it was tough. So I just really drew on those life experiences. And I’m a very feisty person in real life, so that part of it I accessed easily too. I’m a very physical person, too – I work out, I do most of my stunts, like 90% of them. I enjoy that part of her. And then the approach to her is just very human.
BT: What can you say about working with this tremendous ensemble?
LAB: Our unit, like what we have on our show, is so rare in our industry, sadly. We’re in a sense, like we have a “no asshole” policy, and I think that this really stems from the producers, because they are so protective of that fact. We all genuinely love each other.
We’re in each other’s lives, both on-screen and off-screen. We’re at birthday parties and kids events and weddings, and we have Tom’s wedding coming up and that is to be protected in our industry. And our producers do a wonderful job, so when they are hiring people to come in, they obviously are looking at the talent, but I think that they are also making sure that whoever we hire isn’t going to rock the boat. We’re so grateful. I get to go and play with my family when I go to work.Lesley-Ann Brandt Photo
They were so incredibly supportive when I came back to work six weeks after having my baby. And I was so happy that I didn’t have to say goodbye to people who I loved and that I think are wonderful, beautiful human beings and that are also incredibly talented and elevate the writing and make going to work a lot of fun. While we come from different backgrounds, what we all are is kind and loving and progressive and wanting to do the best job that we can on our show and be the best sort of people that we can be while doing the show.
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