Lesley Anne Down interesting facts, biography, family, updates, life, childhood facts, information and more:. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted "Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager". She also made guest appearances on the television series The Nanny and Diagnosis Murder
Lesley-Anne Down Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More
Lesley Anne Down – Facts, Bio, Family, Life, Updates
She is also known as Madeline Fabray in the miniseries North and South —86 , for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in She was voted Britain's most beautiful teenager at the age of This role was her career breakthrough, and after the show ended in , she moved to Hollywood and began her film career. Down has played a number of leading roles in made-for-television movies and miniseries. She earned a quarter of a million dollars' salary for a week shoot. In the s, Down starred in several small feature and television films, and played guest roles on television series such as The Nanny and Diagnosis: Murder.
Upstairs, Downstairs star Lesley-Anne Down, 66, reveals she was almost kidnapped aged 11
By Jason Chester for MailOnline. Actress Lesley-Anne Down has recalled the terrifying moment she was almost kidnapped as a child, shortly after Moors Murderers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady killed a young girl with an almost identical name. The celebrated actress was years old and living with her parents at their south west London home in as the sadistic couple entered the final months of a two-year killing spree, during which they kidnapped and murdered five children in and around Manchester.
British actress Leslie-Anne Down has recounted the terrifying moment she was nearly abducted by a stranger at just 11 years old. The horrific incident happened not long after the body of a year-old — whose name was almost identical — was found dead in Manchester. Down was 11 and living with her parents at their home in Putney, South West London in , when a stranger attempted to lure her into a car.