Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.

Highest Rated: 73% Harriet (2019)

Lowest Rated: 40% Red Tails (2012)

Birthday: Aug 6, 1981

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Made his Broadway debut at age 17 in Rent (he cut school to audition for the show).  Originated the character of Isaiah Sturdevant in the 2012 Broadway production of Leap of Faith, and the role won him the 2012 Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer on Broadway.  Coached a group of aspiring Broadway hopefuls who were preparing for the 2012 National High School Musical Theater Awards. Attended the same college as Smash costars Christian Borle and Megan Hilty. He and Hilty graduated a year apart and became friends in school.  On Smash, he was promoted from recurring status in Season 1 to regular status in Season 2. Narrated the audiobook version of Taylor Branch's The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement (2013).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet The Many Saints of Newark Actor 2020
73% Harriet William Still 2019
No Score Yet Needle in a Timestack Actor 2018
No Score Yet The Jazz Ambassadors Actor 2018
60% Murder On The Orient Express Dr. Arbuthnot $101.6M 2017
40% Red Tails Declan "Winky" Hall $49.6M 2012

TV

Credit
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015-2019
Performer Guest 2019
92% Person Of Interest
2011
Peter Collier Collier 2019
2014
2013
2012
No Score Yet Live From Lincoln Center
2000
Performer 2018
80% One Dollar
2018
Randall Abatsy 2018
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest 2018
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest 2018
2016
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
Guest 2018
2016
2014
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest 2017
No Score Yet Harry
2016-2018
Performer 2017
2016
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009-2019
Guest 2017
2016
2015
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Appearing 2016
94% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Barry Pert 2016
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Performer Guest 2016
2015
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest 2016
2015
2014
2004
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest 2015
28% State of Affairs
2014-2015
Mitchell Manning 2015
2014
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Guest Rev. Scott Rev. Curtis Scott Reverend Curtis Scott 2015
2014
2013
1999
78% Gotham
2014-2019
Ian Hargrove 2014
No Score Yet Vigilados: Person of Interest
2011-2016
Collier 2014
67% Smash
2012-2013
Sam Strickland Sam 2013
2012
No Score Yet Broadway or Bust
2012
Appearing 2012
77% House of Lies
2012-2016
2012
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
Duane Lausten 2011
81% Grey's Anatomy
2005
PJ 2008
No Score Yet The Bill Engvall Show
2007-2009
Mr. Pratt 2007
50% Big Day
2006-2007
Fred 2007
2006
62% Vanished
2006
Malik Christo 2007
2006
1999
65% Close to Home
2005-2007
Jordan Carter 2006
82% Gilmore Girls
2000-2016
Quentin Walsh 2006
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
Joseph Kayle 2006
2005
2004
2003
44% Threshold
2005
Sgt. Adams

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