Leon Robinson
American actor and singer
Leon Robinson
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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ERAU earns 'A' and 'B' standards at meet
The Daytona Beach News-Journal - almost 5 years
ERAU's men's 4x100-meter relay team of Reagan Beal, Bryan Ray, Jeff McClary and Leon Robinson earned a "B" standard for the NAIA National Championships with a time of 41.62 at the Florida Pepsi Relays in Gainesville.
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Who's riding in the big parade? - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Google News - over 5 years
Ray Greer; Secretary/Treasurer Nick Darrington; Directors Richard Kelley, Leon Robinson, Wendel Dunn and Dale Doman. Wagon Days is proud to honor retired Blaine County Sheriff Walt Femling as the 2011 Grand Marshal. Walt Femling served this community
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2011 Mansfield Senior Tygers football preview - Mansfield News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Dorsey will operate behind an experienced offensive line that includes seniors Keith Allen and Leon Robinson and junior Raheem Washington. "We have good speed and athleticism," Bradley said. "We're deep at the skill positions and have some experienced
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Joshua Reviews Joan Freeman's Streetwalkin' [DVD Review] - CriterionCast.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The supporting cast however, including performances from the likes of Khandi Alexander, Leon Robinson, Antonio Fargas and Randall Batinkoff are more along the lines of Leo's turn, making this a loudly melodramatic bit of filmmaking
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DVD Review: Roger Corman's Cult Classics: Streetwalkin' - Inside Pulse
Google News - over 5 years
This leads to her meeting up with Finesse (Starsky and Hutch's Antonio Fargas) and Jason (Oz's Leon Robinson). They think she wants to change management companies. This lead to an all out pimp war with Dale and his pal Creepy (Ally McBeal's Greg
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video vault - Yes! Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
An exploitation film, to be sure, but better-handled and better-acted than most, with notable turns by Dale Midkiff (striking as a sadistic pimp), Julie Newmar, Antonio Fargas, Leon Robinson, Randall Batinkoff and Greg Germann
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Time for stone bird to give back mana - Stuff.co.nz
Google News - over 5 years
Authority member Leon Robinson did not accept Raus claim and ruled in favour of Te Arataura. Rau appealed the decision and the case was set to go to the Employment Court this year. However, legal proceedings were dropped after Te Arataura offered Rau a
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Woman denies role in '09 slaying of pizzeria owner - Washington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Genus stabbed Rana, and Leon Robinson hit him on the head with a hammer, according to prosecutors. Shanika Robinson allegedly rummaged through the store for things to steal. She was the last of the three defendants charged with Rana's murder to take
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Parish council endorses charter school - Opelousas Daily World
Google News - over 5 years
In the end, council members Leon Robinson, Fekisha Miller-Mathews, Hurlin Dupre, Pam Gautreau, Jimmie Edwards and Red voted to approve the resolution. Voting against were Vidrine, Albert Hollier, Glenn Stout, Jay Guidry and Gary Courville,
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Fanning out around DC in the heat wave - Washington Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Judge William Jackson, who is overseeing the Shanika and Leon Robinson murder trial, had two fans brought in from his chambers and pointed them at the jury. Attorneys removed their suit jackets. Marshals, who are watching the defendants, were stopping
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Friends, family say goodbye to Chapman football player - Spartanburg Herald Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Members of the Chapman High School football team serve as pallbearers at the service on Thursday for Raymond Leon Robinson Jr. at the Metropolitan AME Zion Church in Spartanburg. Robinson, 16, died July 8 after collapsing while playing basketball with
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Shankia and Leon Robison on trial for 2009 murder - WJLA
Google News - over 5 years
She let in her brother Leon Robinson and her boyfriend, Ike Genus. She robbed the place of thousands of dollars while the men stabbed and hammered Rana to death, prosecutors allege. In the trial, the boyfriend has turned on the other two and is a key
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Young Jeezy ft. Lil Wayne “Ballin'” (Video) - MuchMusic.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It looks as though Young Jeezy's video for his song “Ballin'” is a condensed version of the 1994 film “Above The Rim,” which stars Tupac Shakur, Marlon Wayans, Duane Martin and Leon Robinson. This version stars Young Jeezy as Tupac's character, Birdie,
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8-year-old boy shot while playing with friends in Englewood - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
Father- Leon Robinson holding photo of his son Treyvaughn Robinson, now 8, (this is an old picture of him), who was shot by a gun but is alive and in hospital. l Keith Hale~Sun-Times
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Inman teen dies after playing basketball - Spartanburg Herald Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Spartanburg County Coroner's Office investigator Randy Bogan said Raymond Leon Robinson Jr., of Timberlake View Circle, Inman, collapsed about 7 pm after playing basketball at a home on East Main Street in Inman. A woman told a sheriff's deputy that
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Bautizan biblioteca central con el nombre de Fortino León - Kiosco Mayor
Google News - over 5 years
Posteriormente, acompañada de la señora Gloria Robinson Viudad de León, su hijo Fortino León Robinson, nietos y familiares, así como el Subsecretario de Educación Básica, Rogelio Noriega Vargas, en representación del titular de la SEC,
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Cool Runnings - Dabeisein ist alles - Moviejones.de
Google News - over 5 years
Derrice Bannock (Leon Robinson) ist ein unglaublich schneller Sprinter und die Fahrkarte für Olympia scheint bereits sicher zu sein. Bei der Qualifikation stürzt er zusammen mit zwei weiteren, vielversprechenden Läufern. Er möchte sich aber nicht die
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Suicides led to Schenectady gang sweep - Schenectady Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
14, 2010 incident in Schenectady, when defendants Arsheen Montgomery, 18, Leon Robinson, 18, and Kwame Robinson, 19, all identified in the indictment as “Four Block Original Gangsters,” and defendant Mikell Butler, 20, were found by police in a car
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leon Robinson
    FIFTIES
  • 2013
    Age 50
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In theater, Robinson has headlined three national tours, with sold out performances at Hollywood's Kodak Theater, NYC's Beacon Theater, Detroit's Fox Theater, Washington, DC's Warner Theater and more in Friends and Lovers (2005), based on Eric Jerome Dickey's NY Times bestselling book. In 2009 and 2010 as a soldier returning from Iraq in 3 Ways to Get A Husband co-starring Billy Dee Williams and in 2012, the revival of Why Do Good Girls Like Bad Boys.
  • FORTIES
  • 2010
    Age 47
    He head-lined NYC's Central Park 2010 and 2013 AIDS Walk Concerts.
    More Details Hide Details Other performances include: 2011 Aspen Jazz Fest., 2012 Catalpa NYC Music Festival, New Orleans Music Festival, Chicago's Festival Of Life, Reggae on River, Jamaica's Rebel Salute, and BET's popular 106 & Park. Leon and The Peoples' single, Love Is A Beautiful Thing was featured on the BET/Centric TV show Culture List, which premiered on July 21, 2013.
  • 2008
    Age 45
    He was a frequent guest on Beres Hammond’s 2008 and 2010 North American tours.
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  • 2007
    Age 44
    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".
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 35
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Little Richard. During this period, Robinson joined the ensemble cast of two TV series, playing the popular Jefferson Keane on HBO's first series, Oz and as Lawrence Hill on Showtime's Resurrection Blvd., a costarring role as "Stoney" best friend of Joaquin Phoenix in Miramax' military drama Buffalo Soldiers, an uncredited role as "Joseph 13 X" in Michael Mann's award winning biopic, Ali starring Will Smith, in addition to briefly hosting his own late-night talk show, The L-Bow Room, on BET. In 2008, Robinson starred in the 20th Century Fox thriller Cover, directed by Bill Duke, and starred alongside Danny Masterson and Dominique Swain in the indie comedy The Brooklyn Heist, directed by Julian Mark Kheel. In 2009, AOL Black Voices voted Robinson one of the Sexiest Actors of All-time.
  • 1997
    Age 34
    He produced as well as starred in the 1997 romantic drama The Price of Kissing with TV star Pauley Perrette.
    More Details Hide Details He also starred in the movie Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, directed by Tim Reid and winner of Best Picture at the NAACP Image Awards.
  • 1995
    Age 32
    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1989
    Age 26
    After his exposure in the 1989 video for the song "Like a Prayer" by Madonna, he played a leading role in the 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, he co-starred as John Lithgow's henchman in Renny Harlin's Cliffhanger and followed with a turn as a disillusioned ex-jock in New Line Cinema's Above the Rim (1994).
    He was cast as Saint Martin de Porres in Madonna's controversial 1989 music video "Like a Prayer".
    More Details Hide Details Robinson's early film roles included a football teammate of Tom Cruise in All the Right Moves (1983), as Shadow Nadeing, the Notre Dame-bound basketball playing co-worker of Matt Dillon, in The Flamingo Kid (1984). He costarred in the Michael Mann-produced Tri-Star Pictures film Band of The Hand as well as the "Killer Bee" in the Dennis Hopper-directed gang film Colors, starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall.
    He also co-starred in the 1989 ABC miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, as the boyfriend of a suburbanite (played by Robin Givens).
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    Robinson appeared in a 1989 episode of the NBC series Midnight Caller, in which he played an athlete who falls victim to crack cocaine.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1962
    Born
    Born on March 8, 1962.
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