Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.

American actor, singer and songwriter (born 1981)
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Leslie Odom Jr. (, born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He has performed on Broadway and in television and film, and has released two solo jazz albums. He is known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton, a performance for which he won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album as a principal vocalist. His television roles included Sam Strickland in the musical series Smash (2012–2013). He is also the author of the 2018 book Failing Up.

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Leslie Odom Jr. was born on Thursday, 6 August 1981 in Queens, New York, USA. His full name at birth was Leslie Odom Jr.. He is best known as an actor. Jr.'s country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Leslie attended high school at Julia R. Masterman School, Philadelphia. For university, he studied at Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama with Honors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is 5' 9" (175 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). Leslie Odom Jr. is 42 years old and his zodiac star sign is Leo.

You can find people similar to Leslie Odom Jr. by visiting our lists Broadway actors and Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts alumni.

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Claim to fame
Smash, 2012 Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer on Broadway
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6 August 1981
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Queens, New York, USA
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Actor, Singer, Dancer
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5' 9" (175 cm)
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High school
Julia R. Masterman School, Philadelphia
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Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama with Honors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Talent agency
  • Borderlight Entertainment, Inc.
  • CESD Talent Agency (LA)
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Partner: Nicolette Robinson (Married) 2 children
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Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson

Leslie Odom Jr. is known for his role in the film The Many Saints of Newark (2021) as Harold McBrayer.

He is also known for his role in the film Hamilton (2020) as performer: "Alexander Hamilton", "Aaron Burr, Sir", "My Shot", "The Schuyler Sisters", "Farmer Refuted", "Right Hand Man", "A Winter's Ball", "Helpless", "The Story of Tonight (Reprise)", "Wait for It", "Ten Duel Commandments", "Meet Me Inside", "Guns and Ships", "Dear Theodosia", "Non-Stop", "What'd I Miss", "Say No to This", "The Room Where It Happens", "Schuyler Defeated", "Washington On Your Side", "The Adams Administration", "We Know", "Hurricane", "The Reynolds Pamphlet", "The Election of 1800", "Your Obedient Servant", "The World Was Wide Enough", "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story".

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