Robert Sean Leonard Biography
Robert Lawrence Leonard, recognized by his stage name Robert Sean Leonard, is an American actor. In addition, he is known for playing Dr. James Wilson in the television series House and also Neil Perry in the film Dead Poets Society.
How old is Robert Sean Leonard? – Age
The American actor is 54 years old as of 2023. He was born on 28 February 1969, in Westwood, New Jersey, United States, where he also grew up.
How tall is Robert Sean Leonard? – Height
Leonard stands at a height stature of 6 feet 0 inch (1.83 m).
Robert Sean Leonard Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
Leonard was raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey to Joyce P (mother) and Robert Howard Leonard (father). He was brought up along with his siblings; Kimberly Leonard and Sean Leonard.
Robert Sean Leonard’s Education
The American actor graduated from Ridgewood High School. In addition, he studied at Fordham University and later joined the Columbia University School of General Studies. Besides, he studied theater at HB Studio.
Is Robert Sean Leonard Married? – Wife
Leonard as well maintains a close friendship with House co-star Hugh Laurie. Leonard and Ethan Hawke, his costar in Dead Poets Society and also Tape, have been friends since childhood. Likewise, Hawke and Leonard founded the Malaparte theater company, together with Steve Zahn, James Waterston and Frank Whaley.
Leonard married Gabriella Salick in 2008. They are blessed with two daughters.
Leonard is as well a three-time Tony Award nominee, and received Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2001 for his role as A. E. Housman in Tom Stoppard’s The Invention of Love. In addition, he had previously played the role of Valentine in the New York premiere of Stoppard’s Arcadia at Lincoln Center in 1995.
He became nominated for a Tony in 2003 for his portrayal of Edmund Tyrone in a well-earned revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night; besides it co-starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, Brian Dennehy, and also Vanessa Redgrave. Moreover, Leonard has appeared in Broadway musical productions, in 2001 replacing Craig Bierko as well as the lead performer in a revival of The Music Man. Likewise, Leonard co-starred as Paul Verrall in the 2011 Broadway revival of Born Yesterday.
Additionally in 1997, Leonard earned rave reviews for his role in the television film In the Gloaming, directed by Christopher Reeve. Entertainment Weekly added that Leonard “does a first-rate job of juggling Danny’s mixture of despair, neediness, and also mordant jokiness.”
In 2016, he as well played King Arthur in David Lee’s adaptation of the musical Camelot at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Connecticut. He also appeared in the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, as Jules/Bob from February to April 2017.
Movies and TV Shows
- The Manhattan Project
- My Best Friend Is a Vampire
- Dead Poets Society
- Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
- Married to It
- Swing Kids
- Much Ado About Nothing
- The Age of Innocence
- A Dog Race in Alaska
- Safe Passage
- The Boys Next Door
- Killer: A Journal of Murder
- I Love You, I Love You Not
- In the Gloaming
- The Last Days of Disco
- Ground Control
- A Glimpse of Hell
- Chelsea Walls
- The I Inside
Robert Sean Leonard Net Worth
Citing his acting career, Robert has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars.
Robert Sean Leonard Instagram
You can find and follow Leonard on Instagram using the account @robertseanleonard_cf