Brandy Ledford is somewhat of a late bloomer when it comes to her career in entertainment. She was already an adult when she launched her acting career in 1991 but that notwithstanding, she has remained active in the game, churning out film and TV roles every year to date. Below is a rundown of the American actress cum model’s early beginnings and gradual rise to the limelight, as well her a little foray into her personal life.
Brandy Ledford – Biography
She was born Brandy Lee Ledford on February 4, 1969. Asides the fact that she was born in Denver, Colorado, United States, her early days and family background details have not made it to public knowledge. We do know that she attended Redondo Union High School but there is no record of Brandy furthering her studies in college.
She became an actress and model in 1991, mostly working with Penthouse magazine at the initial stage of her career. She was first seen in Penthouse: Fast Cars Fantasy Women (video) in 1991 where she appeared as Jisel and later as herself in Penthouse Pet of the Year Play-Off in the same year. The following (1992), Brandy Ledford appeared as herself again in Penthouse Satin & Lace, following it up with Penthouse Satin & Lace II: Hollywood Undercover in 1993 as herself.
Away from Penthouse videos, Brandy appeared in Indecent Behaviour (1993) as Elaine Croft, a role she was credited to with the moniker – Brandy Sanders, as well as Demolition Man the same year, alongside Wesley Snipes. She appeared in numerous TV series including Silk Stalkings, High Tide, Walker, Texas Ranger, Married… with Children, Baywatch Hawaii in 15 episodes as Dawn Masterton, The Invisible Man in 17 episodes as Alex Monroe, Andromeda in 20 episodes – season 5, as Doyle, Stargate Atlantis as Norina, Whistler in 8 episodes as Shelby Varland, Modern Family episode ‘The Bicycle Thief’ as Desiree and most recently, she has appeared in NCIS: LA.
Some of her film appearances were made in Separate Ways (2001), Zebra Lounge (2001), Rat Race (2001) and A Woman’s Rage or The Love of Her Life (2008), among many others.
Brandy Ledford has been married twice but is not with any of the men she once exchanged marital vows with. Damian Sanders, a snowboarder, was the first man she married and used his last name during most part of her professional acting career. It is not known when or where they got married but Brandy and Sanders have since gone their separate ways.
Her next marriage was to Martin Cummins and it began in 1998, ending in divorce in 2004. Her second husband is a Canadian actor renowned for his roles in Dark Angel and Riverdale. Brandy has not emerged on the matrimonial front since Cummings. Likewise, she has not been linked to any man after her last marriage crashed. She is either keeping her dating timeline away from the media or taking things slowly by not dating at all. Cummings, on the other hand, has moved on to another marriage with Christine Wallace whom he married in 2013.
Brandy Ledford has one child who was supposedly born when she was still married to her second husband.
The American actress has come a long way in her professional career and her numerous roles in TV shows, films, as well as modeling exploits has fetched her quite a fortune. There is no doubt that the figures that make up her net worth are up to six figures, however, the review on the actual amount she has made so far is still ongoing.
Facts About The Actress
1. In the month of May 1990, Brandy Ledford was named Penthouse Pet of the Month as Jisel and in 1992, she was crowned Penthouse Pet of the Year.
2. She went to high school with American pornographic actress Traci Lords (real name Nora Louise Kuzma).
3. For her role in Whistler (2006), Brandy Ledford got nods for a Leo Award and the Gemini Award.
4. She spends a lot of time practicing fitness routines and staying healthy. She also helps people achieve this same feat.
5. Brandy Ledford is quite an endowed woman. She is 5feet 6inches tall with her bust, waist, and hips measuring 36-24-34 inches respectively. She equally sports hazel eyes and long blonde hair.