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Fil-Am actress joining hit series ‘The Vampire Diaries’

/ 01:36 AM November 18, 2015

Leslie-Anne Huff. WEBSITE

SAN FRANCISCO—A Filipino American actress is moving on up to prime time, joining the cast of The CW’S The Vampire Diaries.

Leslie-Anne Huff will play Rayna, a vampire hunter who returns to the world of the living to exact vengeance on her enemies. The Vampire Diaries airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. Eastern on The CW Network.


Huff was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley to an American father of English descent and a Filipino mother.[1]

She attended the University of California, Berkeley and became active with the Filipino community, co-producing the yearly Pilipino Cultural Night show on campus. She was also an intern with the now-defunct Filipinas Magazine based in San Francisco.


Huff’s career began in 2006 with a role in the television series CSI:NY. She has made guest appearances in several television series, including roles in NCIS, Bones, Days of Our Lives, Chuck, Greek and The Suite Life on Deck.

She starred in Disney Channel’s first original web series, Mackenzie Falls, a stand-alone spin-off of Sonny with a Chance in 2009.

Huff was cast in the film Cowgirls n’ Angels, in 2011 and in 2013, she was cast in Dakota’s Summer, the sequel to Cowgirls n’ Angels.

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