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Leela Burns (Parisa Fitz-Henley) is Jamie’s expectant wife and Brooklyn-born owner of a boutique in downtown Dorchester.
Parisa Fitz-Henley stars in USA Network’s series, The Sinner, as Leela Burns, Jamie’s expectant wife and Brooklyn-born owner of a boutique in downtown Dorchester.
Fitz-Henley recently finished shooting “Fantasy Island” alongside Michael Peña and Lucy Hale. She also recently wrapped “My Spy” where she will star opposite Dave Bautista.
Fitz-Henley’s previous television credits include “Midnight Texas,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” and television movie “Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.” Along with a growing roster of acting credits, Fitz-Henley rounds out her creative endeavors with singing and songwriting as one-half of the band Would Be Royals.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica to an American mother and Jamaican father, Fitz-Henley grew up between the island and the small town of Gulfport, Florida. She got her start acting in New York and then Los Angeles, acquiring a diverse array of experiences in film, television, and theater.
Fitz-Henley is represented by Management 360, Paradigm, and Peikoff Mahan.