Leslie Segrete TV Actor

Leslie segrete

Leslie Segrete (pronounced /sɛˈɡrɛtiː/ se-gret-ee; born February 28, 1975) is an American designer, seamstress, carpenter, and television personality. She is best known for her work on the TLC show While You Were Out, which concluded a four-year run in 2006, She also appeared as a designer on Trading Spaces and Ugliest House on the Block. Segrete was born in Bethpage, New York. She grew up interested in working with her hands, as her father was an architect and her mother a sewer and crafter. She studied set design at Hofstra University and graduated with a degree from the French Culinary Institute. She began her career as a stagehand and food arranger for Good Morning America and as art designer for the Ricki Lake Show. She was the head set designer for the Oxygen Network when she joined the cast of While You Were Out after hearing from a friend that TLC was looking for a female carpenter to "fill in" on the show. Segrete currently writes monthly columns for two magazines, do! and House Beautiful She also co-hosts (with Tom Kraeutler) a syndicated call-in radio show on home improvement called "The Money Pit" which in 2007 was broadcast on 220 stations nationwide.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 28th, 1975

Education

1. Hofstra University Colleges/University

Hofstra University is a private, nonsectarian institution of higher learning located in the Village of Hempstead, New York, United States, about 25 miles (40 km) east of New York City: less than an hour away by train or car. It originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University (NYU) called "Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island"; in 1937, the institution separated from NYU and gained independence as Hofstra College, and in 1963, Hofstra College gained university status. The school is noted for a series of prominent Presidential conferences, and hosted the third and final 2008 presidential debate between then Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain. It has also been selected as the site of the October 16, 2012, presidential debate. The university organizes a wide range of other international academic conferences (many under the aegis of the Hofstra Cultural Center), holds an annual Shakespeare festival in its own replica of the Globe Theatre, and has both an arboretum and bird sanctuary. It is widely recognized as a leading university for students with physical disabilities.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 318 mil. $
2010. 227 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1935
Headquarters
100 Hofstra University, 11549 - Hempstead, New York
Undergraduates
2013. 6,840
2010. 7,389
2009. 7,937
Postgraduates
2013. 3,101
2010. 4,190
Acceptance rate
2013. 59.0 %
2010. 59.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 36.4 K $
2010. 30.8 K $
Official web page www.hofstra.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Hofstra University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1971., Actor
b. 1974., Actor
b. 1976., Martial Artist
b. 1974., Author
b. 1978., Basketball Point guard
b. 1973., American Football Guard
b. 1971., Politician
b. 1972., Athlete

Starring TV roles

1. While You Were Out

Reality-TV
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

TLC
July 6th, 2002 August 5th, 2006 4 English

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