Leslie Tolan has worked in the entertainment industry since the age of 17, when she was the youngest person in the Editor’s Guild. She has since worked on hundreds of hours of television programming – both series and made-for-TV movies. Highlights include The Job (Associate Producer) created by Denis Leary and her husband, Peter Tolan; The Larry Sanders Show (Editor); and of course Rescue Me, as well as Jay Tarses’s The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and Slap Maxwell.
Tolan has been nominated four times for the American Cinema Editors “Eddie Award” for her work on Larry Sanders, winning twice, and pulled in four Emmy® Award nominations for her work on the same series. She is currently in her seventh and final season on Rescue Me, serving as Co-Executive Producer. In 2008, Leslie produced her first feature film, Finding Amanda, which was written and directed by Peter Tolan. She is currently a partner in Fedora Entertainment with her husband Peter and Michael Wimer, overseeing not only post-production but all stages of development and production for the company’s many television projects. Tolan resides in Montecito, California, with her husband and their three children.