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Leon Addison Brown

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  • Leon Addison Brown
  • Leon Addison Brown

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    Leon Addison Brown was born in Bishopville, SC where he began acting at the University of South Carolina. He left there to attend 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, and appeared frequently off-Broadway, recently in Soft at MCC. He has worked at regional theaters across the country.

    He recently played the recurring role of Gerald Simmons in Chicago Med Seasons 7- 8, and has also appeared in Evil, The Breaks and The Knick. His film credits include Paris is in Harlems, 40 Winks, The Whirly Girl, A Walk Amongst the Tombstones, The Surrogate, Ben Is Back, and the upcoming Atrabilious.

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

    Leon lives in Queens with his wife Jennifer and their daughter Isla and teaches 2nd year acting at SUNY Purchase. He is repped by Michael Kelly Boone at SMS Talent in NYC.

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