Chyler was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chyler was raised in Virginia
Beach, Virginia until the age of twelve when she moved with her mother to Miami,
Florida. During eighth grade she started modeling. Chyler Leigh soon moved on to
acting by appearing in local television commercials and a syndicated teen news
show called Hall Pass.
In 2001, Chyler had the lead role in the film Not Another Teen Movie as Janey Briggs. Chyler Leigh also appeared in Marilyn Manson's music video "Tainted Love", a song which appeared in the film. Chyler Leigh was ranked #65 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002.
In 2002, Chyler was cast in two short-lived TV series: Girls Club, in which she played lawyer Sarah Mickle, and That '80s Show, in which she played punk rocker June Tuesday. Following that, she joined the cast of Reunion in September, 2005.
In ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Chyler, seen as the woman in Joe's bar, tries to pick up Derek Shepherd. Chyler Leigh has reportedly been asked to star in Grey's for a 13 episode arc next season. In the third season finale it was revealed Chyler Leigh will be playing Lexie Grey, Meredith's half-sister.
On July 20, 2002, Chyler Leigh married actor Nathan West and together they have one son, Noah Wilde. Chyler Leigh gave birth to her second child, and first daughter, in September 2006. The two worked side-by-side in 2000 on the television series 7th Heaven playing Mary Camden's troubled friends, Frankie and Johnnie.
Leigh's older brother is Christopher Khayman Lee, better known as Andros, the red Space Ranger from Power Rangers in Space.
Chyler Leigh's first name is pronounced "Kyler", not "Shyler" as it is commonly mispronounced.
TV list for Chyler Leigh
Grey's Anatomy (2007) - Lexie Grey
Reunion (2005) - Carla
Rocky Point (2005) - Cassie
North Shore (2004) - Kate Spangler
The Practice (2003) - Claire Wyatt
Girls Club (2002) - Sarah Mickle
That '80s Show (2002) - June Tuesday
Wilder Days (2000) - Rip
7th Heaven (2000) - Frankie
Safe Harbor (1999) - Jamie Martin
Saving Graces (1999) - Grace Smith
Kinetic City Super Crew (1997)
Hall Pass (1996) - Co-Host
Film List for Chyler Leigh
Not Another Teen Movie (2001) - Janey Briggs
Kickboxing Academy (1997) - Cindy
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