Robert Sean Leonard Biography

Also Credited As: Robert Leonard (ii)
 
Date Of Birth:
February 28, 1969 (50)
Bio:
Robert Sean Leonard won a 2001 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance in the Lincoln Center Theater production of The Invention of Love. In 2003, he was nominated in the same category for his performance in Long Day's Journey into Night, which also starred Vanessa Redgrave, Brian ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: February 28, 1969 (50)

Bio:
Robert Sean Leonard won a 2001 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance in the Lincoln Center Theater production of The Invention of Love. In 2003, he was nominated in the same category for his performance in Long Day's Journey into Night, which also starred Vanessa Redgrave, Brian ... (read more)

Robert Sean Leonard won a 2001 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance in the Lincoln Center Theater production of The Invention of Love. In 2003, he was nominated in the same category for his performance in Long Day's Journey into Night, which also starred Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Dennehy, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He was most recently seen on stage in The Violet Hour at Manhattan Theater Club. Mr. Leonard's extensive theater credits include the Broadway productions of The Music Man; The Iceman Cometh (with Kevin Spacey); Arcadia; Candida (at Roundabout, for which he received a Tony nomination); Philadelphia, Here I Come; The Speed of Darkness; Breaking the Code; and Brighton Beach Memoirs. Off-Broadway credits include Fifth of July; You Never Can Tell; and When She Danced. He appeared also in the West End production of Our Town. In 2001, Leonard starred in Richard Linklater's film Tape with Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, and was in the ensemble drama Chelsea Walls, directed by Hawke and based on the play of the same name. Born in New Jersey, Leonard began acting at age 14 at the Public Theater. He made his film debut at 19 in the acclaimed Dead Poets Society, starring opposite Robin Williams and Hawke. His film credits include Much Ado About Nothing, The Age of Innocence, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, Swing Kids, and Whit Stillman's The Last Days of Disco. Since 2004 Mr. Leonard has played the role of Dr. James Wilson on the hit Fox medical drama "House."

Robert Sean Leonard Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Robert Sean Leonard, Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Robert Sean Leonard, Long Day's Journey into Night
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Robert Sean Leonard, The Invention of Love
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Robert Sean Leonard, The Invention of Love
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Robert Sean Leonard , Candida