Robert Sean Leonard


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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 (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

Dead Poets Society Neil Perry
(1989)
House Dr. James Wilson
(2004-2012)
(1993)
(1993)

Filmography

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 2022 The First Lady (TV Series)
President Truman
- Victory Dance (2022) ... President Truman
 2019 The Good Doctor (TV Series)
Shamus O'Malley
- Claire (2019) ... Shamus O'Malley
 2019 The Hot Zone (TV Series)
Walter Humboldt
- Hidden (2019) ... Walter Humboldt
- Charlie Foxtrot (2019) ... Walter Humboldt
- Cell H (2019) ... Walter Humboldt
- Arrival (2019) ... Walter Humboldt
 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
 2013-2014 Falling Skies (TV Series)
Roger Kadar
- Saturday Night Massacre (2014) ... Roger Kadar
- Door Number Three (2014) ... Roger Kadar
- Mind Wars (2014) ... Roger Kadar
- The Eye (2014) ... Roger Kadar
- Brazil (2013) ... Roger Kadar
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Frederick Barnes
- Frederick Barnes (No. 47) (2013) ... Frederick Barnes
 2004-2012 House (TV Series)
Dr. James Wilson
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... Dr. James Wilson
- Holding On (2012) ... Dr. James Wilson
- Post Mortem (2012) ... Dr. James Wilson
- The C Word (2012) ... Dr. James Wilson
- Body and Soul (2012) ... Dr. James Wilson
 2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Herman Melville
- Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (2010) ... Herman Melville (voice)
 2004 The I Inside
Peter Cable
 2003 A Painted House (TV Movie)
Jesse Chandler
 2002 Corsairs (TV Movie)
 2001 Chelsea Walls
Terry Olsen
 2001 A Glimpse of Hell (TV Movie)
Lt. (j.g.) Dan Meyer
 2001 Driven
Demille Bly
 2001 Tape
Jon
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Robby Archer
- Nest (2000) ... Robby Archer
 1999 Wasteland (TV Series)
Jesse's ex
- My Ex-Friend's 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 Normandy: The Great Crusade (TV Movie)
Robert Sales (voice)
 1994 Safe Passage
Alfred
 1993 A Dog Race in Alaska (Short)
 1993 The Age of Innocence
Ted Archer
 1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Claudio
 1993 Swing Kids
Peter
 1991 Married to It
Chuck Bishop
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Douglas Bridge (grown-up)
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Neil Perry
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire
Jeremy Capello
 1987 Bluffing It (TV Movie)
Rusty Duggan
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Garrett
- Father's Day (1986) ... Garrett (as Robert Leonard)
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Max (as Robert Leonard)
 1986 My Two Loves (TV Movie)
Larry Taylor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(March 2, 1995 to August 27, 1995) Stage play: Arcadia-playing Valentine Coverly, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, Broadway, New York City, USA. Written by Tom Stoppard; Directed by Trevor Nunn; Also starring Lisa Banes (Lady Croom), Blair Brown (Hannah Jarvis), Richard Clarke (Jellaby), Billy Crudup (Septimus ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Robert Leonard

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Gabriella Salick  (2 children)

Children:

Leonard, Claudia | See more »
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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:

In "The Violet Hour" on Broadway portraying the role of John Pace Seavering. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently played youths trying to break away from older ideals

Nickname:

Bobby

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