Leslie Ann Stefanson (born May 10, 1971) is an American model, actress and artist. She is most known for playing the title role as Capt. Elisabeth Campbell in the film The General's Daughter.Stefanson was born in Fargo, North Dakota and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota. In 1993, she graduated with a degree in English Literature from Barnard College. On August 31, 2008, Stefanson gave birth to her first child, a son by actor James Spader. She now makes bronze and terracotta sculptures in Los Angeles and New York City.