|Born||in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Birth Name||Heidi Hudson Leick|
|Height||5' 7¾" (1.72 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
Heidi Hudson Leick, upon graduating high school, got a modeling gig in Japan; this was perfect because she loves traveling and modeling. When she returned to New York, her dream was to be an international model and then go into acting. One day, she quit modeling while in France, and pursued a TV career. After several episodes of Melrose Place (1992) and several TV movies, Hudson's big break in television came auditioning for her signature role of "Callisto" on Xena: Warrior Princess (1995). The casting people told her the part was that of a warrior queen, which she thought was great. Her audition consisted of doing a kick and throwing a chakram; having intimidated the crew, she got the part. Hudson attends Xena conventions as a guest of honor. She said her celebrity status surprises even her: when she had a birthday, several hundred fans sent her email messages. Her presence touches so many other people. She loves traveling, going on yoga retreats and climbing mountains. Hudson said at a convention, "I really want to thank all the people who have been supportive of me. It is so appreciated."
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Heidi Hudson Leick was born in Ohio where she lived for a short period of time before moving to Rochester, New York. It was here where she developed her passion for acting. This led her to the Neighborhood Playhouse Acting School in New York City, which boasts of such alumni as Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly and Diane Keaton.
Hudson started her career as a model. This enabled her to experience another one of her passions, travel. Despite the many international adventures modeling allowed, Hudson decided to concentrate on an acting career. Her big break came in 1995 when she obtained a starring role in an Aaron Spelling production. Hudson really left an impression with this legendary TV producer, and he went on to use her in many of his projects including Melrose Place (1992).
Hudson is best known for her captivating role on Xena: Warrior Princess (1995). Here, her incomparable portrayal of a warrior queen with nothing but revenge on her mind has left a mark on all who have had the pleasure of watching her. Hudson describes this experience as being very therapeutic and relished the opportunity to play such an enraged character. However, don't worry, she has also been known to play an angel on a few occasions. Hudson has also appeared on two of the highest-rated TV shows, Law & Order (1990) and, most recently, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000). When Hudson is not acting or hiking through Nepal, she concentrates on her yoga practice. She has helped to launch Healing Heart Yoga Center Inc. It is here where Hudson touches the lives of all who have the privilege of her yoga teachings.
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