Leah Cairns was born on June 2nd, 1974, in North Vancouver.
Her first starring role was on the movie Thralls (aka Blood Angels) where she played the role of Leslie a sexy, ass kicking half vampire. She has appeared in numerous TV shows, including The Chris Isaak Show, Tru Calling, Supernatural, and Saved.
Leah landed a job on the critically acclaimed show Battlestar Galactica. In preparation for her audition, she watched the air fights in Top Gun 15 times. She got the part and was only meant to appear in one episode. Impressed with her performance as the bitter raptor pilot Racetrack she was kept on the show and has appeared in 34 episodes.
She also starred next to Amanda Tapping on the webvideo project Sanctuary as the witch Tatha. She filmed the movie Helen in September/October 2007, starring Ashley Judd and Goran Visnjic, which has come out in October 2008.
Present at FACTS: 2009