Heidi von Palleske was born on October 9, 1960 in Toronto, Canada. She is an actress and casting director, known for RED (2010), Dead Ringers (1988) and Take the Lead (2006).
Heidi's face was used for a line of mannequins sculpted by the late, Robert Filoso.
Heidi once had her own late night talk radio show on AM640 Toronto.
Heidi was a co-founder of CVAV (Canadian Voices of Asbestos Victime) She was a key player in banning the exportation of asbestos to third world counties. An independent documentary film, Canary In The Mine, chronicled her battle. It has been shown at Environmental film festivals.