American actress Laura Leighton who caught public attention with her portraying Sydney Andrews in the widely-known TV series Melrose Place. In addition, she has recently appeared as Ashley Marin in the hit ABC Family's show "Pretty Little Liars", alongside
Lucy Hale. She was nominated a Golden Globe Award in 1995. That was also the time when she was listed The Most Beautiful People by People magazine.
She graduated from California State University with a degree in business.
In 1998, she got married to her co-star in Melrose Place,
Doug Savantand now they have two children Jack and Lucy, along with Arianna and Madeline, her daughters with her ex-husband.
- The meaning of the name Leighton: From The Town By The Meadow