Lesley Ann Warren is an American actress and singer known for a wide variety of roles in television and cinema. She starred as Jinx Shannon in the drama series In Plain Sight, from 2008-2012.
After winning the Most Promising Newcomer Award as the ingénue lead in 110 In The Shade on Broadway, Warren found stardom on the small screen as Cinderella in the original television version of the Rogers & Hammerstein classic.
Warren's first film was The Happiest Millionaire for Disney. Her performance in Blake Edwards' comic masterpiece Victor/Victoria garnered her both an Academy Award and Golden Globe nomination, as well as winning the New York Film Critics Award and a People's Choice Award.
She has also earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role in Alan Rudolph's Songwriter, as well as a second People's Choice Award for Rudolph's Choose Me.
Warren appeared in a recurring role on ABC'S hit series Desperate Housewives and in the feature 10th And Wolf, written and directed by Academy Award winner Bobby Moresco, alongside Val Kilmer, Giovanni Ribisi and Dennis Hopper; and the feature film Constellation opposite Zoe Saldana, Gabrielle Union and Billy Dee Williams.
She was seen in the hit independent film Secretary, co-starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader. She also recently starred in Robert Altman's production of Alan Rudolph's comedic mystery Trixie with Nick Nolte and Emily Watson as well as Steven Soderbergh's The Limey with Terrence Stamp and Peter Fonda.
Warren co-starred in the critically acclaimed independent feature Twin Falls Idaho. Additionally, she starred in the features When Do We Eat? Deepwater, with Lucas Black and Mia Maestro; and the AFI Film Festival selection My Tiny Universe with Debi Mazar and John Heard.
Additional film credits include Clue, Burglar with Whoopi Goldberg, Pure Country, Cop opposite James Woods, Life Stinks with Mel Brooks, Worth Winning, The Color of Night with Bruce Willis and the Sundance favorite Going All The Way co-starring Ben Affleck.
Warren's television credits include a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in the mini-series 79 Park Avenue as well as a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in the CBS mini-series Family Of Spies.
She received Cable Ace nominations for her work in the A&E production for Tennessee Williams' 27 Wagons Full Of Cotton and HBO Pictures' Baja Oklahoma, which also earned her another Golden Globe nomination.
Further television credits include the NBC telefilm Evergreen and the Emmy Award winning TNT miniseries Joseph opposite Ben Kingsley. She also played a recurring role opposite Sydney Pollack on NBC's hit comedy Will & Grace.