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Leslie Odom Jr.

1981-08-06 Queens, New York City, New York, USA

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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.


The Many Saints of Newark 2021-03-11
One Night in Miami Sam Cooke 2020-09-07
Music 2020-09-25
The Undefeated Presents: Hamilton In-Depth Self 2020-07-03
Bombshell in Concert 2020-05-20
Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You 2020-07-10
Only Will 2020-03-06
Hamilton Aaron Burr 2020-07-03
Harriet William Still 2019-11-01
The Jazz Ambassadors Narrator 2018-05-04
Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway 2017-05-09
Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special Himself / Santa Claus 2017-12-14
Murder on the Orient Express Dr. Arbuthnot 2017-11-03
Cabiria, Charity, Chastity Jack the Juggler 2017-09-14
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Himself - Performer 2016-11-15
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 2016-12-20
Luna Goes Cruising Oscar (voice) 2015-04-17
Broadway or Bust 2012-09-09
Red Tails Declan 'Winky' Hall 2012-01-19
Needle in a Timestack