Who was Kelly Bishop’s husband, Lee Leonard?

Who was Kelly Bishop’s husband, Lee Leonard?

Kelly Bishop and Lee Leonard had a successful television careers and had a loving marriage that lasted for 37 years until Leonard’s death.

Kelly Bishop, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on February 28, 1944, had a successful career as an actress and dancer. She is best known for her role in Gilmore Girls and the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing. She also appeared in other TV shows and Broadway performances.

In 2016, Bishop reprised her role in the streaming platform’s miniseries, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. She was also featured in movies such as Wonder Boys and Friends with Kids.

Kelly Bishop received the 1976 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and is currently working on a memoir about her Gilmore Girls experience, titled The Third Gilmore Girl.

Her husband, Lee Leonard, had a successful career as a sports and entertainment host, helping to launch ESPN and CNN. Leonard died on December 16, 2018, at his home in South Orange, New Jersey, at the age of 89. Bishop confirmed his death.