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Leon (I)


Leon was born on March 8, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA as Leon Robinson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Temptations (1998), Cool Runnings (1993) and The Five Heartbeats (1991). See full bio »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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  Hosanna (announced)
Williams
 2018 40 and Single (TV Series) (post-production)
Dan Mayor
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Dan Mayor
 2018 Make America Black Again (Short) (completed)
Candidate Johnson
 2018 Her Only Choice
Melvin
 2018 The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell (TV Series)
Guest
- Leon (2018) ... Guest
 2018 A Luv Tale: The Series (TV Mini-Series)
George
- Denouement (2018) ... George
- Sex Down (2018) ... George
- Closing Night (2018) ... George
 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 Series)
Henry Bryant
 2015 Against the Jab
DJ Mike
 2015 I Really Hate My Ex
Sean
 2014 37
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 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 Series)
David Ruffin
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... David Ruffin
- Episode #1.2 (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 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Series)
Abshu
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Abshu
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Abshu
 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 Madonna: Like a Prayer (Video short)
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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Alternate Names:

Leon Robinson

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Has portrayed three legendary singers - David Ruffin of The Temptations, Little Richard and Jackie Wilson. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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