Leah Cairns Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Nov, 2020
Facts of Leah Cairns
Date of Birth: 1974 , June-2
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Leah Cairns
Birth Name Leah Cairns
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Profession Actress
Married Yes
Married to Kevin Hawryluk (2004 - present)
Online Presence Twitter, Official Site
Movies 88 Minutes, Kickin' It Old Skool, Helen, Interstellar, Diminuendo
TV Show The Chris Isaak Show, Tru Calling, Robson Arms, Godiva's, Sanctuary, Kyle XY, Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy, Battlestar Galactica, Fargo, Emma Fielding Mysteries, Travelers
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Leah Cairns is a Candian film and television actress most known for playing Lieutenant Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson in the 2000s reboot of Battlestar Galactica and Jenna in the Canadian comedy-drama series Godiva's.

How Old is Leah Cairns? What is Her Height?

Leah Cairns was born on June 2, 1974, the older of two daughters to a salesman father and an elderly caretaker mother. She has a younger sister named Lindsay Cairns, who like her older sister, was also a fashion model. Leah Cairns is 46 years old at the time of this writing in November 2020 and stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters).  

Born in North Vancouver and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, Cairns had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer but her dreams were dashed when she suffered a career-ending back injury after being involved in a car accident at the age of 16. She backpack trekked all over the world in over 36 countries and through eight years to rediscover herself.

When she returned to Canada, Cairns took up acting and made her on-screen debut in 2002. 

Is Leah Cairns Married? Does She Have Children? 

Leah Cairns has been married since 2004 to fellow Canadian, Kevin Hawryluk. Despite being together for over 14 years, they do not have any children.


Leah Cairns made her on-screen debut with a small role in the Showtime sitcom The Chris Isaak Show. Her big break came when she was cast as one of the main characters, Jenna, in the  Canadian comedy-drama series Godiva's.   

Leah Cairns as Lieutenant Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson in Battlestar Galactica SOURCE: Pinterest

Cairns is perhaps most well-known for playing Lt. Margaret 'Racetrack' Edmondson in the 2000s Sci-Fi Channel reboot of the eponymous 1978 military sci-fi drama series, Battlestar Galactica. She reprised her role in the 2004 ten-part web miniseries, Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy.   

She has since had prominent roles as Emily Hollander in the ABC Family sci-fi series Kyle XY and as Kathryn MacLaren in the Canadian-American Netflix sci-fi series Travelers.

On the big screens, Cairns has made appearances in movies like 88 Minutes, Kickin' It Old Skool, Helen, Interstellar, and Diminuendo.    

What is Leah Cairns' Net Worth in 2020?

According to some online sources. Leah Cairns is estimated to have a net worth of as high a figure as $400 thousand. Her wealth is attributed to her career as an actress. The 46-year-old aspired to become a professional dancer but when a career-ending back injury dashed her dreams, she became an actress. She has found widespread success as Lieutenant Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson in Battlestar Galactica, as Jenna in Godiva's, and as Kathryn MacLaren in Travelers.   


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