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Leon Acord


Leon was born in Kokomo, Indiana on May 23, 1963, and grew up on several different farms in the area. Moving frequently led Leon to develop a fantasy life at an early age, and he acted in high-school and community-theatre productions throughout Indiana. He attended Indiana University at Kokomo. He landed his first paying show-biz gig during this ... See full bio »

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 2012 The Apple Tree (Short)
Orderly
 2011/I Allegiance (Short)
Herr Handt
 2010 aWake (Short)
Marcus Henson
 2007 Zero Tolerance (Short)
Frank Chandler
 2006 Paramedic (Short)
James' father
 2006 Deer Season (Short)
Morton Schenberg
 2005/II Mortuary
Henry Parks
 2005 Divorce: American Style (Short)
Ted Jensen
 2005 October's Chosen (Short)
Michael (Father)
 2005 Family Game (Short)
Father
 2004 Drive Thru (Short)
Worker
 2003 The Law and Mr. Lee (TV Movie)
Head Waiter
 2002 Foucault Who? (Short)
Quentin Rankle
 1999 Metalman
Bellhop
 1999 One or Two Things About... (Short)
Steve
 1998 Some Prefer Cake
Devon
 1998 Breath (Short)
Street Hustler
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6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Regarding what he calls his "Sharon Stone moment" at the beginning of the film "Foucault Who?", in which he urinates on screen: "When I first read the script, I thought, 'I hope they don't expect me to actually pee on camera!' Director Jed Bell said no, that he didn't plan to shoot it that way. But it was the last scene we shot -- and by the time we got to it, I realized that the tone of the film... See more »

Trivia:

There was debate between Some Prefer Cake director Heidi Arnesen, writer Jeannie Kahaney & Acord regarding how "gay" to play "Devon." They saw the character as more flamboyant, which he resisted. They compromised by allowing him to play lighter opposite the two female leads, but more grounded in scenes with Devon's boyfriend, played by DeVone Minters.

In the final scene, in which Devon describes ... See more »

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