Leslie Lewis Sword // Lena

Leslie is an actress, writer and producer. She is best known for her one-woman play Miracle in Rwanda, which has toured to every continent except Antarctica. She made her film debut opposite Billy Zane in a Beat Generation short film, Starving Hysterical Naked, and her theater debut at the National Black Theater in Harlem, playing Dorothy Dandridge. She is currently producing a slate of films, including an adaptation of Dangerous Liaisons set during the Harlem Renaissance, and With Child, a feature film by Titus Heckel now in post-production. Leslie is a Harvard graduate.