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Born in Manhattan, raised in Bronx & Mt. Vernon, New York, where sports dominated his formative years and earned him a scholarship to Loyola in Los Angeles, CA where one day on campus, he was asked (out of the blue) to act in a student film. It was an unexpected start to a long career that has an impressive list of credits in film, television and ... See full bio »

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 2016 Soul Ties (post-production)
Dale Sr
 2015 Busted (completed)
 2015 Where Children Play (completed)
David McCain
  Hosanna (announced)
 2015 I Really Hate My Ex
 2015 Life Twirls On (TV Series)
Henry Bryant
 2015 Against the Jab
DJ Mike
 2014/II 37
Dr. Koehm
 2013 And Then There Was You
Joshua Gilbert
 2012 From This Day Forward (TV Movie)
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
- Let's Talk About Affairs (2011) ... Don
 2011 E! Buzz with Carla B (Short)
Guest (as Leon Robinson)
 2009-2011 Diary of a Single Mom (TV Series)
- Friday (2011) ... Mike
- In the Meantime (2011) ... Mike
- Paradox (2010) ... Mike
- The Gift of Rosary (2010) ... Mike
- Burnt Beans (2010) ... Mike
 2010 3 Ways to Get a Husband (Video)
 2008 Capers
 2007 Cover
Ryan Chambers
 2006 The Tested (Short)
Curtis (as Leon Robinson)
 2005 Friends and Lovers (Video)
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Ulysses Sims
- To Have and Have Not (2003) ... Ulysses Sims
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Detective Vicellous Owens
- Sunset Division (2003) ... Detective Vicellous Owens
 1997-2003 Oz (TV Series)
Jefferson Keane / Tizi Ouzou
- Capital P (1997) ... Jefferson Keane / Tizi Ouzou
- God's Chillin' (1997) ... Jefferson Keane / Tizi Ouzou
 2002 Four Faces of God (Short)
 2001 Ali
Brother 'Joe' (uncredited)
 2001 Buffalo Soldiers
Stoney (as Leon Robinson)
 2001 Resurrection Blvd. (TV Series)
Lawrence Hill
- Mano a Mano (2001) ... Lawrence Hill (as Leon Robinson)
- Con Cuidado (2001) ... Lawrence Hill (as Leon Robinson)
- Sangre de la Mano (2001) ... Lawrence Hill
- Los Guardias (2001) ... Lawrence Hill
- Arriba Y Abajo (2001) ... Lawrence Hill
 2000 Little Richard (TV Movie)
Little Richard
 1999 Bats
Jimmy Sands
 1999 Mean Streak (TV Movie)
Altman Rogers
 1999 Friends & Lovers
 1998 The Temptations (TV Movie)
David Ruffin
 1998 Side Streets
Errol Boyce
 1997-1998 C-16: FBI (TV Series)
Robert Robinson
- My Brother's Keeper (1998) ... Robert Robinson
- The Art of War (1998) ... Robert Robinson
- Pilot: Part 2 (1997)
 1997 The Price of Kissing
 1997 B*A*P*S
 1997 Spirit Lost
 1997 Runaway Car (TV Movie)
Officer Isaiah 'Beau' Beaufort
 1996 Pure Danger (Video)
 1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Gabe Sands
- Guess Who's Come to Annoy You? (1996) ... Gabe Sands
- Hour of the Devil (1996) ... Gabe Sands
- Showgirls ... Gabe Sands
- She Danced Only One Summer ... Gabe Sands
 1996 Bullet Hearts (TV Movie)
 1993 Bad Attitude (TV Movie)
Eddie Johnson
 1991 The Five Heartbeats
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video)
Innocent Man / Saint (segment "Like a Prayer")
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Ronald 'Pinto' Sewell
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (1990) ... Ronald 'Pinto' Sewell
 1989 A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (TV Movie)
Michael Thomas
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Iceman / Earl Taylor
- Investment in Death (1989) ... Iceman / Earl Taylor
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Nathan 'Skate' Fillmore
- The Fall (1989) ... Nathan 'Skate' Fillmore
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Movie)
 1989 Flying Blind (TV Movie)
Larry Brown
 1989 Madonna: Like a Prayer (Video short)
Innocent Man / Saint (uncredited)
 1988 Colors
Killer-Bee (as Leon Robinson)
 1988 The Lawless Land
Road Kill
 1987 The Father Clements Story (TV Movie)
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
- Scarecrow (1987) ... Scarecrow (as Leon Robinson)
 1986 Band of the Hand
Moss (as Leon Robinson)
 1985 Streetwalkin'
Jason (as Leon Robinson)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
Fortune Smith (as Leon Robinson)
 1983 Sole Survivor
Gang Leader (as Leon Robinson)
 1983 All the Right Moves
Shadow (as Leon Robinson)
 1982 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series)
Bobby Joe Tucker
- Journey to Survival (1982) ... Bobby Joe Tucker (as Leon Robinson)
 1982 Making the Grade (TV Series)
- Pilot (1982)
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Appeared in stageplay based on author Eric Jerome Dickey's book Friends and Lovers See more »

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Leon Robinson


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