Leoni, Tea 1966–

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Leoni, Tea 1966–


Real name, Elizabeth Pantaleone; born February 25, 1966, in New York, NY; daughter of a corporate attorney and a nutritionist and dietician; granddaughter of Helenka Adamowska Pantaleoni (an actress and cofounder of UNICEF); married Neil Tardio, c. 1992 (divorced, October 1995); married David Duchovny (an actor), May 6, 1997; children: (second marriage) Madelaine West, Kyd Miller. Education: Studied anthropology and psychology at Sarah Lawrence College. Avocational Interests: Golf.

Addresses: Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA, 90212; Special Artists Agency, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 890, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Werner-Gold-Miller, 4024 Radford Ave., Studio City, CA 91604; Mosaic Media Group, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Publicist—Wolf-Kasteler-Van Iden & Associates, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress and producer. Previously worked as a model, a crew member on sailboats, and in a chrome-plating factory.

Awards, Honors: Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress—sci-fi, 1999, for Deep Impact; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress, Saturn Award, best actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films, 2001, for The Family Man.


Television Appearances; Series:

Lisa Napoli, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1984.

Alicia, Flying Blind, Fox, 1992–93.

Nora Wilde, The Naked Truth (also known as Wilde Again), ABC, 1995–97, then NBC, 1997–98.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Gina Leonarda Nardino, The Counterfeit Contessa (also known as The Contessa), Fox, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Sheila, "The Show Where Sam Shows Up," Frasier, NBC, 1995.

The George and Alana Show, syndicated, 1996.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1996.

The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1996.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998, 2000.

Herself/Agent Dana Scully, "Hollywood A.D.," The X Files, Fox, 2000.

HBO First Look, HBO, 2004.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004, 2005.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2004.

Good Day Live, syndicated, 2004.

The View, ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000.

My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

The Award Show Awards Show (documentary), TRIO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared in Angels 88 (never aired; update of Charlie's Angels).

Film Appearances:

Dream girl, Switch, Warner Bros., 1991.

Racine infielder (first base), A League of Their Own, Columbia, 1992.

Sally, Wyatt Earp, Warner Bros., 1994.

Julie Mott, Bad Boys, Columbia, 1995.

Tina Kalb, Flirting With Disaster, Miramax, 1996.

Jenny Lerner, Deep Impact, Paramount, 1998.

Landeene, There Is No Fish Food in Heaven (also known as There's No Fish Food in Heaven and Life in the Fast Lane), Storm Entertainment, 1998.

The Family Man, Universal, 2000.

Amanda Kirby, Jurassic Park III (also known as JP3), MCA/Universal, 2001.

Ellie, Hollywood Ending, A-Film, 2002.

Jilli Hopper, People I Know (also known as Im inneren kreis and Der innere kreis), Miramax, 2002.

Katherine Warshaw, House of D, Lions Gate, 2004.

Deborah Clasky, Spanglish, Columbia, 2004.

Jane Harper, Fun with Dick and Jane, Columbia, 2005.

Film Work:

Executive producer, There Is No Fish Food in Heaven (also known as There's No Fish Food in Heaven and Life in the Fast Lane), Storm Entertainment, 1998.



Beyond Jurassic Park, Universal Home Video, 2001.

The Special Effects of "Jurassic Park III", Universal Studios Home Video, 2001.

The Making of "Jurassic Park III", Universal Studios Home Video, 2001.



Empire, issue 92, 1997, pp. 54-55.

Entertainment Weekly, February 7, 1997, pp. 26-31.

Los Angeles Magazine, February, 1997, pp. 44-49.

Parade, March 23, 1997.

Playboy, October, 1997, pp. 124-127.