Leon Addison Brown*

Leon Addison Brown was born in Bishopville, SC. He began acting at the University of South Carolina, then transferred to the UNC School of the Arts where he received a BFA in theatre. After graduation he moved to New York to pursue his acting career.

He has appeared in leading roles on Broadway in Misery and The Trip to Bountiful, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, On the Waterfront And Prelude To A Kiss. Off-Broadway; “Soft “Transfers” at MCC, “Painted Rocks of Revolver Creek, The Train Driver, Master Harold…Two Trains Running, The Signature and at regional theaters across the country.

He played recurring roles on Chicago Med, Evil, Law & Order and series regular onThe Breaks and The Knick. His film credits include Paris is in Harlem; 40 Winks; The Whirly Girl; A Walk Amongst the Tombstones; The Surrogate; Ben Is Back and the upcoming Atrabilious, Boss(HBO) and American Rust Season 2(Prime).

He has a Drama Desk Award; he is a three time recipient of the Connecticut Critic Circle Award and has been nominated for ADELCO Awards and Drama League Awards.

Leon lives in Bloomfield NJ with his wife Jennifer and their daughter Isla and teaches 2nd year acting at SUNY Purchase.

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