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Robert Sean Leonard


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 M.D. (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

House M.D.
House M.D. Dr. James Wilson
(2004-2012)
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society Neil Perry
(1989)
Swing Kids
Swing Kids Peter Müller
(1993)
Tape
Tape Jon
(2001)

Filmography

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 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 M.D. (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-friends 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 Safe Passage
Alfred
 1994 Normandy: The Great Crusade (TV Movie)
Robert Sales (voice)
 1993 A Dog Race in Alaska (Short)
 1993 The Age of Innocence
Ted Archer
 1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Claudio
 1993 Swing Kids
Peter Müller
 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 The Manhattan Project
Max (as Robert Leonard)
 1986 My Two Loves (TV Movie)
Larry Taylor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Plays "Kenneth Talley Jr." in "Fifth of July", a play by Lanford Wilson (Signature Theater Co., New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Robert Leonard

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I didn't want to be the lead guy. That's too much work. But I thought that it might be fun to be the lead guy's friend. I'd have days off and still get a paycheck every week. Hugh Laurie, who plays House, is remarkable. I lean in the door and say, 'Hey, what do you think about egg salad [for lunch]?' Then I have two days in a row off. It's a great gig. [on his experience acting on House M.D. (... See more »

Trivia:

Grew up on the same block as actor Casper Van Dien. They raced each other in go-carts. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently played youths trying to break away from older ideals

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Pisces

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