Lesli Margherita Biography
Lesli Margherita is a stage and screen actress from America. In the original Broadway cast of Matilda the Musical, she starred as Wormwood Mrs., and also she received a Laurence Olivier Award for her role as Inez in the musical Zoro.
Lesli Margherita Age|Biography
Margherita was born on 10th May 1973. Therefore, she is 48 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 10th March every year.
Lesli Margherita Height
Margherita’s height is 5 feet 2 inches. (Approximately 1.6 meters).
Lesli Margherita Family
Margherita was born in Santa Clara County, California, the United States to her parents Joseph Moncure March (adoptive father) and Kathleen McNulty Mara (mother).
Lesli Margherita Career
Film and Television
Margherita graduated from the University of California, in Los Angeles. Her film credits include; Cinderella III, Boogeyman 2, Lucky Stiff, Opening Night, and A Twist in Time. Moreover, she appeared in the TV show Fame L.A. after graduation.
In addition, Major Crimes, Donny, Charmed, The District, On The Lot, NYPD Blue, and The Suite Life on Deck are her television credits.
In 2006, through a Los Angeles workshop, Margherita became involved with the musical Zorro which she had initially turned down. Moreover, she remained with the production through the West End premiere in June 2008. She garnered critical acclaim in her performance as Inez. She flashes her eyes and other parts of her anatomy with the gayest abandon as Inez. Moreover, she performed a number from the show before Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at the London Palladium at the 2008 Royal Variety Performance. On the Zorro Original London Cast Recording, she was also heard.
Moreover, she was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for playing Inez for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical. In addition, from March 2013 to September 2016, and from September 2016, in the Broadway production of Matilda the Musical, she appeared as Mrs. Wormwood. She also appeared in the Broadway production of Dames at Sea which opened in October 21015 playing the role of Mona Kent. Moreover, the USA Today review noted that she plays the tyrannical vamp with infectious relish.
Furthermore, in November and December 2017, on Broadway one person Who’s Holiday!, appeared as Cindy Lou Who. In 2018, she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Solo Performance. She was also nominated for the Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Solo Show. Moreover, in the same year, she also got nominated for the Off-Broadway Alliance Award, Best Solo Performance.
In 2010, she played the role of The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot at the Sacramento Music Circus in regional theatre. She played the role of Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors from April to May 2011. This was at La aMirada Theater in La Mirada, California. She appeared as Julie in Show Boat from July to September 2011 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Additionally, from May to June 2019, she appeared in the new musical The Flamingo Kid. This happened at the Hartford Stage in Connecticut.
The Variety reviewer wrote that she is standing out as Phyllis, who gets every laugh effortlessly with her deadpan delivery, (Phil’s long-suffering snob of a wife). Also, she nails her second act number, a good song with a terrible title.
In addition, she starred as Princess in the musical Emojiland at the Dule on 42nd Street theater in New York City from January 19, 2020, to March 11, 2020.
Margherita’s concert act was at The Green Room 42 in New York City in December 2018.
Lesli Margherita Net Worth
Margherita’s net worth is $1.5 million.