Stage Actor

Leslie Odom Jr. (Stage Actor) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Leslie Odom Jr.

Broadway, television and film actor whose best known stage role was as Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, earning him a nomination for a 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. He was also well known as Sam Strickland in NBC’s Smash. 

He studied musical theater at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. His debut Broadway role came at the age of 17 when he played Paul in Rent. 

He has had re-occurring roles on television in CSI: Miami, Vanished, Big Day, Person of Interest and Law & Order: SVU. He released a self-titled jazz album in August of 2014. 

Born in Queens, he grew up in Philadelphia and moved to Los Angeles in 2003. In 2012 he married Nicolette Robinson; they welcomed a daughter named Lucille in April 2017. In March 2021, their son Able Phineas was born.

He starred alongside Jonathan Groff in the musical Hamilton.

Leslie Odom Jr. Age

How old is Leslie Odom Jr.? He was born in 1981, he is 41 years old.

Leslie Odom Jr. Height & Weight

How tall is Leslie Odom Jr.? He stands 5 feet 7 inches (171 cm) tall.

Leslie Odom Jr. Wiki

Leslie Odom Jr. Wiki/Bio
Famous asStage Actor
Age41 years old
BirthdayAugust 6, 1981
BirthplaceQueens, NY
Zodiac SignLeo
Heightapprox. 5 ft 7 in (171 cm)
WeightN/A

Quotes by Leslie Odom Jr.

You must be an artist and a citizen of the world. You must speak to this stuff that’s happening. You must do what you can to shine a light on it, help people through it.

— Leslie Odom Jr.

To get even realer with you for a second, as a black actor, as a performer of color, I don’t know how many more roles like Aaron Burr are gonna come along for me.

— Leslie Odom Jr.

What’s a better foundation for drama? You have power, you have ambition, you have sex… that’s the stuff of drama.

— Leslie Odom Jr.

I’ve been in a long-term relationship, and I’ll tell you, it’s never boring! People trying to merge their lives together always run into challenges.

— Leslie Odom Jr.

What goes up must come down; I’m not going to be in ‘Hamilton’ forever. Everything I work on won’t have this kind of success.

— Leslie Odom Jr.