- Name: Leslie Odom Jr.
- Born: 08/06/1981 (39 years old)
- Occupation: Actor, singer
Leslie Odom Jr. (//, born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He has performed on Broadway and in television and film, and has released two solo jazz albums. He is known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton, a performance for which he won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album as a principal vocalist. His television roles included Sam Strickland in the musical series Smash (2012–2013). He is also the author of the 2018 book Failing Up.
Birth Place: Queens, New York City, U.S.
Leslie Odom Jr. quotes :
I've been fortunate in my life. It hasn't been easy, but there has been a focus on the positive, and it has reverberated. Eventually, the outlook mirrors itself back to you in the friends you have, in the partner that you choose.Leslie Odom Jr.