Leela Savasta was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She made her acting debut on the hit series "Smallville". She booked her first leading role on the Showtime mini-series "Masters of Horror" as the beautiful and mysterious Elise Wolfram. In 2007 she had a recurring role on CBC series "Intelligence" as Lorna Salazar. In 2008 she landed recurring roles on two of The Sci-Fi Chanel's hits as Tracey Anne in the forth and final season of "Battlestar Galactica" and Captain Alicia Vega on the fifth season of "Stargate Atlantis."