(written from a Production point of view)
She attended the University of St. Thomas where she received her BA in Music/Vocal Performance and Advertising/Public Relations. In 2005 she has started her professional career as an actress in Los Angeles, California.
Lenhardt worked as background and featured actress on episodes of How I Met Your Mother (2006), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008, with Wallace Langham, Liz Vassey, Kevin Moon, and Calvin Dean), and Gary Unmarried (2009), the action film Redline (2007, with Mike Massa, Tierre Turner, Dane Farwell, Allan Graf, and Jeff Chase), the comic adaptation Hancock (2008, with David Mattey, Akiva Goldsman, Elizabeth Dennehy, Gregg Daniel, Jack Axelrod, and Tang Nguyen), the comedy Step Brothers (2008, with Adam Scott, Steve Silverie, and Tara Macken), the comedy Role Models (2008, with Cindy Sorenson, Matt Malloy, and James Henderson), the comedy Four Christmases (2008, with Jeanette Miller, Jack Donner, Zachary Culbertson, Nancy Guerriero, and Brian Vowell), and the drama Powder Blue (2009, with Ben Bray, Sala Baker, and Jeff Wolfe).
Further work includes episodes of Cold Case, Criminal Minds, CSI: NY, Las Vegas (starring Nikki Cox), Ugly Betty (starring Alan Dale, Tony Plana, and Vanessa Williams), Grey's Anatomy, Entourage, Californication, State of the Union (2009), The Sarah Silverman Program. (2010, with Sarah Silverman), Pretend Time (2010), Bridges to Bridges (2012), and Glee (2012-2013, with Whoopi Goldberg).
She also appeared in the comedy Balls of Fury (2007, with Diedrich Bader, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and Brandon Molale), the drama Charlie Wilson's War (2007, with Brian Markinson, Cyia Batten, Rachel Nichols, Faran Tahir, Ron Fassler, Pasha Lychnikoff, Jim Jansen, Spencer Garrett, Erick Avari, J. Patrick McCormack, and Ron Ostrow), the comic adaptation Iron Man (2008, with Faran Tahir, Bill Smitrovich, Tom Morello, Kevin Foster, Eileen Weisinger, Tim Rigby, Adam Harrington, Stan Lee, Tim Griffin, and Arne Starr), the fantasy comedy Bedtime Stories (2008, with Keri Russell, Paul Dooley, Nick Hermz, Arne Starr, and Brian Waller), the thriller Burning Palms (2010, with Zoe Saldana, Jim Lau, Jason Brooks, and Tom Wright), and the television drama Liz & Dick (2012, with Massi Furlan and Michael Buchman Silver).
More recently, Lenhardt appeared in the music drama Love & Mercy (2014) and starred in the horror thriller Crowing Lakes (2016) on which she also worked as producer.