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Robert Sean Leonard


One actor who has deserved much acknowledgment and fame and has had to do without it on a number of occasions is Robert Sean Leonard, known by most as Dr. James Wilson on House M.D. (2004). But his career has spanned a number of classic films, alongside such greats as Daniel Day-Lewis, Christian Bale, Paul Newman, and Denzel Washington. Born Robert... See full bio »

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Known For

House M.D.
House M.D. Dr. James Wilson
(2004-2012)
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society Neil Perry
(1989)
Swing Kids
Swing Kids Peter Müller
(1993)
Tape
Tape Jon
(2001)

Filmography

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 2017 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
William Holt
- Lost Souls (2017) ... William Holt
 2015-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
A.D.A. Kenneth O'Dwyer
- Catfishing Teacher (2016) ... A.D.A. Kenneth O'Dwyer
- Transgender Bridge (2015) ... A.D.A. Kenneth O'Dwyer
- Perverted Justice (2015) ... A.D.A. Kenneth O'Dwyer
 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series)
Brock
- Sympathy for the Devil (2015) ... Brock
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Del Paul
- Dear God (2014) ... Del Paul
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Frederick Barnes
- Frederick Barnes (No. 47) (2013) ... Frederick Barnes
 2004 The I Inside
Peter Cable
 2003 A Painted House (TV Movie)
Jesse Chandler
 2002 Corsairs (TV Movie)
 2001 A Glimpse of Hell (TV Movie)
Lt. (j.g.) Dan Meyer
 2001 Tape
Jon
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Robby Archer
- Nest (2000) ... Robby Archer
 1999 Wasteland (TV Series)
Jesse's ex
- My Ex-friends Wedding (1999) ... Jesse's ex
 1998 Ground Control
Cruise
 1998 Standoff
Jamie Doolin
 1997 In the Gloaming (TV Movie)
Danny
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Angel of Death
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
Barry Klemper
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder
Henry Lesser
 1994 Safe Passage
Alfred
 1994 Normandy: The Great Crusade (TV Movie)
Robert Sales (voice)
 1993 A Dog Race in Alaska (Short)
 1991 Married to It
Chuck Bishop
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Douglas Bridge (grown-up)
 1987 Bluffing It (TV Movie)
Rusty Duggan
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Max (as Robert Leonard)
 1986 My Two Loves (TV Movie)
Larry Taylor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared on Broadway in The Iceman Cometh, with Kevin Spacey. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Leonard

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I was 16 I was cast by [Stephen] Sondheim for a six-week workshop of Into the Woods. One day Sondheim came in with [the just-written song] 'Giants in the Sky.' He pointed to me and said, 'This is for Bobby.' I pretty much could have died. See more »

Trivia:

Co-starring as "Dr. James Wilson" in the popular medical drama House M.D. (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently played youths trying to break away from older ideals

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Pisces

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