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2022 is shaping up to be another breakout year for Leon! Leon is starring in the ac:on movie "A Day to Die" opposite Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo in theaters March 2022. Leon can be seen in the Show:me Drama "City on A Hill". In 2020 Leon starred in Hallmark's #1 movie of the year, "Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas" which received rave ... See full bio »

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Cool Runnings Derice Bannock
(1993)
Little Richard Little Richard
(2000)
The Temptations David Ruffin
(1998)
(1994)

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  Hosanna (announced)
Williams
 2022 Roman (Short) (completed)
Bishop
 2021-2022 City on a Hill (TV Series)
Reverend Isaiah Hughes
- Speak When You're Angry (2022) ... Reverend Isaiah Hughes
- Pax Bostonia (2021) ... Reverend Isaiah Hughes
- East of Eden (2021) ... Reverend Isaiah Hughes
- Overtime White and Overtime Stupid (2021) ... Reverend Isaiah Hughes
- Is the Total Black, Being Spoken (2021) ... Reverend Isaiah Hughes
 2022 A Day to Die
Tyrone Pettis
 2021 Games People Play (TV Series)
Walter King
- There's No Place Like Home (2021) ... Walter King
- Gone Girl (2021) ... Walter King
 2021 A Luv Tale: The Series (TV Mini Series)
George / George Montgomery
- Denouement (2021) ... George
- Sex Down (2021) ... George
- Closing Night (2021) ... George
- 3am (2021) ... George Montgomery
 2020 Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Jasper Penderson
 2020 The Sin Choice
Doug Stephens
 2020 The Glorias
Frank
 2018-2019 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Cameron Gooding
- The Price You Pay (2019) ... Cameron Gooding
- Authority Figures (2018) ... Cameron Gooding
 2018 40 and Single (TV Series)
Dan Mayor
- Bliss or Bright (2018) ... Dan Mayor
- Daddy's Girl (2018) ... Dan Mayor (as Leon Robinson)
- Drowning (2018) ... Dan Mayor (as Leon Robinson)
- Falling (2018) ... Dan Mayor (as Leon Robinson)
- The Plot Thickens (2018) ... Dan Mayor (as Leon Robinson)
 2018 Rel (TV Series)
Nickels
- Re-Enter the Dragons (2018) ... Nickels
 2018 Her Only Choice
Melvin
 2018 Make America Black Again (Short)
Candidate Johnson
 2017 Busted
James
 2016 Recovery Road (TV Series)
Alan
- Your Side of the Street (2016) ... Alan
- Sick as Our Secrets (2016) ... Alan
 2016 The Rhythm and the Blues (Short)
Eddie Taylor Sr.
 2015 Soul Ties
Dale Sr
 2015 Where Children Play
David Mccain (as Leon Robinson)
 2015 Life Twirls On (TV Movie)
Henry Bryant
 2015 Against the Jab
DJ Mike
 2015 I Really Hate My Ex
Sean
 2014 37: A Final Promise
Dr. Koehm
 2013 And Then There Was You
Joshua Gilbert
 2012 From This Day Forward (TV Movie)
Deon
 2011 Reed Between the Lines (TV Series)
Don
- Let's Talk About Affairs (2011) ... Don
 2011 Are We There Yet? (TV Series)
Dr. Harvey Cleveland
- The Compatibility Test Episode (2011) ... Dr. Harvey Cleveland
 2009-2011 Diary of a Single Mom (TV Series)
Mike
- 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)
Devon
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Innocent Man / Saint (video 'Like a Prayer')
 2008 Capers
Ronald
 2007 Cover
Ryan Chambers
 2006 The Heart Specialist
Dr. Lee
 2006 The Tested (Short)
Curtis (as Leon Robinson)
 2005 Friends and Lovers (Video)
Tyrel
 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
- Dead Man Talking (2003) ... Jefferson Keane
- A Game of Checkers (1997) ... Jefferson Keane
- Capital P (1997) ... Jefferson Keane / Tizi Ouzou
- God's Chillin' (1997) ... Jefferson Keane / Tizi Ouzou
- Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise (1997) ... Jefferson Keane
 2002 Four Faces of God (Short)
Jah
 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 Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (TV Movie)
Jackie Wilson
 1999 Bats
Jimmy Sands
 1999 Mean Streak (TV Movie)
Altman Rogers
 1999 Friends & Lovers
Manny
 1998 The Temptations (TV Mini Series)
David Ruffin
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... David Ruffin
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... 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
Larry
 1997 B*A*P*S
Leon
 1997 Runaway Car (TV Movie)
Officer Isaiah 'Beau' Beaufort
 1996 Bullet Hearts (TV Movie)
 1996 Pure Danger (Video)
Felix
 1996 Spirit Lost
John
 1995 Waiting to Exhale
Russell
 1995 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Gabe Sands
- She Danced Only One Summer (1995) ... Gabe Sands
- Showgirls (1995) ... Gabe Sands
 1994 Above the Rim
Shep
 1993 Bad Attitude (TV Movie)
Eddie Johnson
 1993 Cool Runnings
Derice Bannock
 1993 Cliffhanger
Kynette
 1991 The Five Heartbeats
J.T.
 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
- Investment in Death (1989) ... Iceman
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Nathan 'Skate' Fillmore
- The Fall (1989) ... Nathan 'Skate' Fillmore
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Mini Series)
Abshu
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Abshu
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Abshu
 1989 Madonna: Like a Prayer (Music Video)
Innocent Man / Saint (uncredited)
 1989 Flying Blind (TV Movie)
Larry Brown
 1988 Colors
Killer-Bee (as Leon Robinson)
 1988 The Lawless Land
Road Kill
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
Scarecrow
- Scarecrow (1987) ... Scarecrow (as Leon Robinson)
 1987 The Father Clements Story (TV Movie)
Ice
 1986 Band of the Hand
Moss (as Leon Robinson)
 1985 Streetwalkin'
Jason (as Leon Robinson)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
Fortune Smith (as Leon Robinson)
 1984 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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Other Works:

Appeared in stageplay based on author Eric Jerome Dickey's book Friends and Lovers See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Leon Robinson

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Children:

Noelle
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Trivia:

Was a scholarship basketball player at Loyola Marymount University in 1978-79. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with fellow actors Doug E. Doug, Robert Townsend, Harry Lennix or John Candy See more »

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