Donovan Leitch

Actor, Musician, Model
This young supporting and occasional lead player, of the late 1980s and early 90s is the son of 60s pop/folksinger Donovan and brother of actress Ione Skye. Leitch, who has also worked as a model, began his film career ... Read more »
Born: 08/15/1968

Filmography

Actor (25)

The Job 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

girls club 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Freaks, Glam Gods and Rock Stars 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Sex and the City 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cherry 1999 (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

The 60s 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Big City Blues 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Love Kills 1998 (Movie)

Dominique (Actor)

One Night Stand 1997 (Movie)

Kevin (Actor)

I Shot Andy Warhol 1996 (Movie)

Gerard Malanga (Actor)

Bed, Bath and Beyond 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

CITYSCRAPES los angeles 1995 (Movie)

Troy (Actor)

The Size of Watermelons 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

Grad Student (Actor)

Dark Horse 1992 (Movie)

J B Hadley (Actor)

Gas Food Lodging 1992 (Movie)

Darius (Actor)

But He Loves Me 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

2 Hip 4 TV 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Glory 1989 (Movie)

Morse (Actor)

And God Created Woman 1988 (Movie)

Peter Moran (Actor)

Cutting Class 1988 (Movie)

Brian Woods (Actor)

The Blob 1988 (Movie)

Paul Taylor (Actor)

The In Crowd 1988 (Movie)

Del Green (Actor)

Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo 1985 (Movie)

Dancer (Actor)

For the Very First Time (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (3)

Sunset Strip 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Last Party 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags (TV Show)

Consulting Producer
Director (1)

Party's Over 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

This young supporting and occasional lead player, of the late 1980s and early 90s is the son of 60s pop/folksinger Donovan and brother of actress Ione Skye. Leitch, who has also worked as a model, began his film career as a dancer in the musical "Breakin' 2 Electric Bugaloo" (1984) and later distinguished himself with supporting roles in Chuck Russell's remake of "The Blob" (1988), Edward Zwick's "Glory" (1989) and Mary Harron's "I Shot Andy Warhol" (1996). He has frequently worked with his sister in such efforts as Allison Anders' "Gas Food Lodging" (1992) and two features awaiting distribution as of 1996: "CITYSCRAPES los angeles" and "The Size of Watermelons".

Relationships

Billy

Step-Father

Kirsty Hume

Wife
Married Sept. 23, 1997

Enid Karl

Mother
Together with Leitch's father in the 1960s

Linda Lawrence

Step-Mother

Julian Lawrence

Step-Brother
Son of Brian Jones and Linda Lawrence

Donovan Leitch Song

Father
Together with Leitch's mother in the 1960s later married Linda Lawrence

Violet Leitch

Daughter
Born March 21, 2004 mother, Kirsty Hume

Ione Leitch

Sister
Born in 1970 best known for starring in Cameron Crowe's "Say Anything...." (1989)

Astrella Leitch

Half-Sister
Born c. 1972 daughter of Donovan Leitch and Linda Lawrence formed band Echolalia with sister Oriole

Oriole Leitch

Half-Sister
Born c. 1973 daughter of Donovan Leitch and Linda Lawrence formed band Echolalia with sister Astrella

Gwyneth Paltrow Actor

Companion
Briefly engaged in early 1990s No longer together

Ione Skye Actor

Sibling

Ione Skye Actor

Child

Milestones

2001

Co-starred with Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Last Party 2000", a $1 million digital feature about the US Presidential campaign

2000

Made guest appearance as a photographer on the HBO comedy "Sex and the City"

1999

Alternated with Ally Sheedy in the title role of the off-Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

1996

Played featured role in "I Shot Andy Warhol"

1994

Formed band Nancy Boy with Jason Nesmith (son of musician and producer Mike Nesmith) ; served as lead singer

1991

Played Charlie Taylor in "But He Loves Me" (a "CBS Schoolbreak Special")

1989

TV acting debut, episode of Fox series "21 Jump Street"

1988

First TV appearance on "2 Hip 4 TV"

1984

Feature film debut "Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo"

Raised in California after parents' divorce

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