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Ione Skye Leitch

Birthplace: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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About Ione Skye Leitch

Ione Skye Lee (/aɪˈoʊni/;[2] nee Ione Skye Leitch, September 4, 1970)[2][3] is a British-American actress who became a teen idol after the 1989 movie Say Anything.... In 2006, VH1 placed her at number 84 on its "100 Greatest Teen Stars" list.[4]

Contents [show] Early life[edit] Skye was born Ione Skye Leitch in Hampstead, London, England, the daughter of folk singer/songwriter Donovan and model Enid Karl (née Stulberger). Her father is Scottish and her mother is an American from a Jewish family. Her surname comes from the Isle of Skye. She is the younger sister of Camp Freddy singer Donovan Leitch, who is married to former model Kirsty Hume. Skye was brought up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Connecticut. She attended Immaculate Heart High School and Hollywood High School for the Performing Arts in 1987.

Career[edit] Skye made her film debut in River's Edge in 1986, and played the title character in The Rachel Papers (1989). She played Diane Court in the 1989 film Say Anything... In 1992, she played the role of Eleanor Grey on the short-lived TV show Covington Cross and a supporting role in the Stephen La Rocque film Samantha. She also had a small but well-received part in the 2007 David Fincher film Zodiac, and appeared in the music video for the Harvey Danger song "Sad Sweetheart Of The Rodeo."

In a rare interview with[5] in December 2010, Skye admitted to not paying perfect attention to her career arc over the years, saying she "never struck when the iron was hot" when it came to going after big Hollywood roles in her 20s.

Personal life[edit] For a few years in the 1980s, Skye had a relationship with Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis. Kiedis's 2004 book Scar Tissue contains a nude photo of the couple. Skye was 18 when the picture was taken.

Skye's first husband, Adam Horovitz, is a member of the Beastie Boys.[6] The couple married in 1992, separated in 1995, and divorced in 1999.

In the mid-1990s, Skye was briefly in a relationship with Jenny Shimizu.[7]

Skye had a relationship with furniture designer David Netto and they had a daughter, Kate, in December 2001.[6] The family, Skye's home in Hollywood, and Netto's apartment in New York City were featured in the February 2003 issue of Vogue magazine. The two were engaged during their on-again, off-again bi-coastal[clarification needed] relationship.[8] Eventually they broke up.

In 2008, Skye became engaged to musician Ben Lee.[9] On December 29, 2008, Skye and Lee were married in a Hindu wedding ceremony in India.[10] They have a daughter, Goldie Priya Lee, who was born September 24, 2009.[11]

Skye is a painter.[12] She has written a children's book called My Yiddish Vacation, published by Henry Holt and Company in May 2014.

Filmography[edit] Film Year Title Role Notes 1986 River's Edge Clarissa 1987 Stranded Deirdre Clark 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Denise Hunter 1989 Say Anything... Diane Court 1989 The Rachel Papers Rachel Noyce 1990 Mindwalk Kit Hoffman 1992 Gas Food Lodging Trudi 1992 Wayne's World Elyse 1992 Guncrazy Joy 1992 Samantha Elaine 1994 Cityscrapes: Los Angeles Young Woman 1994 The Color of Evening Halys Smith 1994 Girls in Prison Carol Madison 1995 Four Rooms Eva Segment: "The Missing Ingredient" 1996 Dream for an Insomniac Frankie 1997 One Night Stand Jenny 1998 Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five Gabby 1999 Mascara Rebecca 1999 Jump Stephanie 1999 But I'm a Cheerleader Kelly 2000 The Good Doctor Nadia Wickham Short film 2000 Men Make Women Crazy Theory 2000 Moonglow 2000 The Size of Watermelons Maggie 2001 Angryman 2001 Free Catherine 2001 Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician Miss Highrise 2001 Chicken Night Mama Short film 2003 Spin, Shoot & Run Jolynn 2005 Fever Pitch Molly 2005 Bad Girls Behind Bars 2006 The Lather Effect Zoey 2007 Zodiac Kathleen Johns (uncredited) 2009 A Secret Promise Diana Mancini 2013 Haunt Emily Asher 2013 Return to Babylon Virginia Rappe Television Year Title Role Notes 1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story Pauline Bonaparte TV miniseries 1989 Nightmare Classics Marie Episode: "Camilla" 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater Joanna Dibble Episode: "It's Called the Sugar Plum" 1992 Covington Cross Eleanor Grey 13 episodes 1994 Girls in Prison Carol Madison TV movie 1997 The Perfect Mother Kathryn M. Podaras TV movie 1998 Tower of the Firstborn Diane Shannon TV movie 2000 The Fearing Mind Irene Episode: "Gentleman Caller" 2002 The Twilight Zone Melina Kroner Episode: "Night Route" 2003 The Dead Zone Madeleine Wey Episode: "Visions" 2004 The Clinic Emma Matthews TV movie 2004 Back When We Were Grownups Minerva 'Min' Foo TV movie 2005 Life As We Know It Food Stand Woman Episode: "Papa Wheelie" 2005 Arrested Development Mrs. Veal Episode: "Meat the Veals" 2006 12 Hours to Live Megan Saunders TV movie 2008 Private Practice Monica Episode: "Know When to Fold" 2010 The Santa Incident Joanna TV movie

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September 4, 1970
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom