Leon Robinson

Actor and Singer
Born Mar 8, 1962

Leon Preston Robinson IV usually credited as simply Leon, is an American actor and singer, who began his professional career as an actor in 1982.

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1962 Birth Born on March 8, 1962.


Robinson appeared in a 1989 episode of the NBC series Midnight Caller, in which he played an athlete who falls victim to crack cocaine.


1995 33 Years Old Robinson also appeared as Lela Rochon's married lover in 1995's Waiting to Exhale directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Whitney Houston and a starring role in the Merchant/Ivory produced movie, Side Streetswith Rosario Dawson.
1997 35 Years Old He produced as well as starred in the 1997 romantic drama The Price of Kissing with TV star Pauley Perrette. … Read More
1998 36 Years Old Robinson has received critical acclaim for his portrayal of three singers: David Ruffin in the 1998 NBC miniseries The Temptations, Little Richard in the self-titled 2000 NBC movie biography, and JT in the 20th Century Fox movie,The Five Heartbeats directed by Robert Townsend. … Read More


2007 45 Years Old Robinson is the lead vocalist and songwriter of the band, Leon and the Peoples. In 2007, he received an International Reggae and World Music Award nomination for the band's debut CD The Road Less Traveled, winner of Best International Artist at the Joe Higgs Reggae Awards and completed a 36 city US tour with reggae greats Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths titled the "For The Love Of It Tour".
2008 46 Years Old He was a frequent guest on Beres Hammond’s 2008 and 2010 North American tours.
2010 48 Years Old He head-lined NYC's Central Park 2010 and 2013 AIDS Walk Concerts. … Read More


2013 51 Years Old Between 2013 and 2014, he appeared in four movies, the romantic comedy I Really Hate My Ex, written and directed by Troy Beyer, the southern drama Soul Ties, based on the book by Tee Austin, the indie rock/drama 37 and the romantic drama, And Then There Was You with Garcelle Beauvais. … Read More
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