Strengths: competitive; sticking to her own convictions
Weaknesses: maybe too competitive; hot authority figures – Alex Karev, anyone?
Likes: pizza; getting lots of sleep; gossip
Dislikes: not getting enough sleep
Notable Relationships: It seems that, to Leah, every relationship is “notable.” After sleeping with Alex Karev, she obsessed over him, even after he broke it off.
Family: Leah’s relationship with her mother is not what you would consider warm. It’s only strained more by the fact that her mother dated Mark Sloan… who helped Leah get into the program at SGMW.
Other: When she was 19, Leah wanted to grow up to be a radiologist. Leah has come under fire a few times career-wise – she’s been banned from the OR, she tried to administer blood to a Jehovah’s Witness, and she was almost blamed for the outbreak of post-op infection at GSM.
Tessa Ferrer most recently appeared in the supporting role of Katrina in the John Sayles film "Go for Sisters," which stars Edward James Olmos and Lisa Gay Hamilton. She also appears in the lead role of Jessica in the indie drama/thriller "Griffith Park 8," written and directed by Glen Scantlebury and Lucy Phillips.
Ferrer starred in the Open Fist Los Angeles production of "Proof." produced by Deb Aquila, in the Spring of 2011. She is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
HOMETOWN Los Angeles, CA