Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1981-08-06 (41 years old)

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Biography

Leslie Lloyd Odom Jr. (; born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He made his acting debut on Broadway in 1998 and first gained recognition for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, which earned him a 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in the same year.Odom is also known for his roles in the television series Smash (2012–2013) and Person of Interest (2013–2014), as well as the films Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Harriet (2019), and Hamilton (2020). Odom currently voices the character of Owen Tillerman in the Apple TV+ animated musical-comedy series Central Park, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2020. For his performance as singer Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami... (2020), Odom earned Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and Golden Globe Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actor. He was also nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for writing the film's original song "Speak Now," for which he won Best Song at the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards. Later that year, he received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in the 2020 Disney+ live stage recording of Hamilton. Also in 2021, he received critical praise for his role as Harold McBrayer in The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark.He has released four albums and a book.

Personal Life

Odom has been married to actress Nicolette Kloe Robinson since December 1, 2012. Their daughter, Lucille Ruby, was born on April 23, 2017. Their son, Able Phineas, was born on March 25, 2021. The couple met in 2008 while Robinson was a student at UCLA and auditioned for Once on This Island in Los Angeles. When she replaced a cast member who left unexpectedly, assistant director Odom became responsible for bringing her quickly up to speed, and a romantic relationship ensued. Robinson has since appeared in the off-Broadway musical Invisible Thread (2015) and the television series The Affair, and played the lead role in the Broadway musical Waitress from September 4 through December 9, 2018.

Early Life

Odom was born in Queens, New York City. His father, Leslie Lloyd Odom Sr., worked in sales. One of his maternal great-grandfathers was from South Africa, and a maternal great-great-grandfather was from Bridgetown, Barbados. Odom's family moved to the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, where he grew up. He attended Julia R. Masterman School for middle school and Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts for high school. Odom and his family attended Canaan Baptist Church in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, where he sang solos in the church choir.He earned a degree with honors at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and then moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2003.

Filmography

All 49

Movies 25

TV Shows 24

Self 18

Voice 2

Narrator 1

Actor
The Exorcist

The Exorcist (2023)

Movie
Lionel Toussaint
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)

Movie
7
Frederick Douglass
Lincoln's Dilemma

Lincoln's Dilemma (2022)

TV Show
Self - Guest
Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around

Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around (2021)

Movie
Nick Mikkelsen
Needle in a Timestack

Needle in a Timestack (2021)

Movie
Harold McBrayer
The Many Saints of Newark

The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

Movie
Ebo
Music

Music (2021)

Movie
4
Sam Cooke
One Night in Miami...

One Night in Miami... (2020)

Movie
10
Himself
The Disney Holiday Singalong

The Disney Holiday Singalong (2020)

Movie
James
Love in the Time of Corona

Love in the Time of Corona (2020)

TV Show
Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You

Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You (2020)

Movie
Self
The Undefeated Presents: Hamilton In-Depth

The Undefeated Presents: Hamilton In-Depth (2020)

Movie
Aaron Burr
Hamilton

Hamilton (2020)

Movie
7
Owen Tillerman
Central Park

Central Park (2020)

TV Show
7
Bombshell in Concert

Bombshell in Concert (2020)

Movie
Self
One World: Together at Home

One World: Together at Home (2020)

Movie
Will
Only

Only (2020)

Movie
William Still
Harriet

Harriet (2019)

Movie
5.75
Self
A Little Late with Lilly Singh

A Little Late with Lilly Singh (2019)

TV Show
6.67
Narrator
The Jazz Ambassadors

The Jazz Ambassadors (2018)

Movie
Himself / Santa Claus
Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special

Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special (2017)

Movie
Dr. Arbuthnot
Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Movie
6.38
Jack the Juggler
Cabiria, Charity, Chastity

Cabiria, Charity, Chastity (2017)

Movie
Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway (2017)

Movie
Self
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90

Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (2016)

Movie
Self - Performer
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration

BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration (2016)

Movie
Self
Hamilton's America

Hamilton's America (2016)

Movie
Himself
Taraji's White Hot Holidays

Taraji's White Hot Holidays (2015)

TV Show
Dr. Leslie (voice)
We Bare Bears

We Bare Bears (2015)

TV Show
8
Oscar (voice)
Luna Goes Cruising

Luna Goes Cruising (2015)

Movie
Ian Hargrove
Gotham

Gotham (2014)

TV Show
6.3
Self
Broadway or Bust

Broadway or Bust (2012)

TV Show
Sam Strickland
Smash

Smash (2012)

TV Show
7
Declan 'Winky' Hall
Red Tails

Red Tails (2012)

Movie
James
House of Lies

House of Lies (2012)

TV Show
6
Peter Collier
Person of Interest

Person of Interest (2011)

TV Show
5.92
Freddy
Big Day

Big Day (2006)

TV Show
Guy / Crossroads Demon
Supernatural

Supernatural (2005)

TV Show
6.48
P.J. Walling
Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy (2005)

TV Show
6.57
Self - Musical Guest
Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party

Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party (2004)

TV Show
Lamont
The Big House

The Big House (2004)

TV Show
Joseph Kayle
CSI: Miami

CSI: Miami (2002)

TV Show
5.75
Curtis Scott
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

TV Show
6.17
Himself - Performer
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (1999)

TV Show
Self - Guest
The View

The View (1997)

TV Show
8
Self - Guest
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1988)

TV Show
Self - Performer
Great Performances

Great Performances (1971)

TV Show
Self
The Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards (1959)

TV Show
Self
The Oscars

The Oscars (1953)

TV Show

Ratings

Average 6.69
Based on 1.98 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1953
2006
2016
2014
2022
Leslie Odom Jr.Leslie Odom Jr.

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1981-08-06 (41 years old)

Place of birth
Queens, United States of America

Spouse
Nicolette Robinson

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
레슬리 오덤 주니어, Leslie Odom, Jr., レスリー・オドム・Jr.

Awards
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical


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