Leslie Odom Jr.

American dancer, film actor and actor

Leslie Odom Jr. (/ˈdəm/, born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He has performed on Broadway and in television and movie, and has released three solo jazz albums. He is known for the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton.

Leslie Odom Jr.
Leslie Odom, Jr., in Hamilton costume, July 2015.jpg
Odom as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, July 2015
Born (1981-08-06) August 6, 1981 (age 39)
EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1998–present

He won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.[1]


  1. "Leslie Odom Jr. to leave Hamilton in July". Associated Press. June 20, 2016. Archived from the original on August 22, 2016. Retrieved February 26, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)