Robert Sean Leonard Bio, Age, Wife, Height, House, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows

Robert Sean Leonard Biography

Robert Sean Leonard is an actor from the United States known for his roles as Dr. James Wilson in House and Neil Perry in the film Dead Poets Society.


How old is Robert Sean Leonard? – Age

He is 53 years old as of 28 February 2022. He was born in 1969 in Westwood, New Jersey, United States. His real name is Robert Lawrence Leonard.

Who is Sean Leonard father? – Family – Education

He together with his two siblings Kimberly Leonard, and Sean Leonard were born to Robert Howard Leonard, Joyce P.  Leonard grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and attended Ridgewood High School. He attended Fordham University before transferring to the Columbia University School of General Studies. At HB Studio, he studied theater.

Is Robert sean Leonard Gay ? – Wife

He stands at 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

Why did Sean Leonard leave House?

He played his role until the series ended in 2012. He plays Dr. James Wilson, Gregory House’s best friend in the television series House. Wilson is House’s constant friend and protector, frequently deflecting their mutual boss Lisa Cuddy’s attacks. The hospital is soon thrown into disarray when a new benefactor and chairman, Edward Vogler, demands that all departments be profitable. Wilson advises House to work with Vogler, but House refuses on principle, refusing to support Vogler’s new expensive drug that replaces a cheaper drug that is nearly as effective.

Robert Sean Leonard Photo
Robert Sean Leonard Photo

Sean Leonard Career

Because he shares his birth name with another actor, Leonard changed his name for SAG membership, adding “Sean,” his brother’s name, as a middle name. Leonard has been nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2001 for his performance as A. E. Housman in Tom Stoppard’s The Invention of Love. He had previously played Valentine in the 1995 New York premiere of Stoppard’s Arcadia at Lincoln Center. He was nominated for a Tony Award in 2003 for his performance as Edmund Tyrone in Eugene O’Neill’s well-received revival of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, which also starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, Brian Dennehy, and Vanessa Redgrave.

Leonard has also appeared in Broadway musical productions, most recently replacing Craig Bierko as the lead in a revival of The Music Man in 2001. In the 2011 Broadway revival of Born Yesterday, Leonard co-starred as Paul Verrall.

Leonard received positive feedback for his performance in Christopher Reeve’s 1997 television film In the Gloaming. Leonard “does a first-rate job of juggling Danny’s mixture of despair, neediness, and mordant jokiness,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

Sean Leonard Movies

♦ 1986 The Manhattan Project
♦ 1988 My Best Friend Is a Vampire
♦ 1989 Dead Poets Society
♦ 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
♦ 1991 Married to It
♦ 1993 Swing Kids
♦ 1994 Safe Passage
♦ 1996 The Boys Next Door
♦ 1996 Killer: A Journal of Murder
♦ 1997 In the Gloaming Danny
♦ 1998 Standoff
♦ 2001 Tape
♦ 2003 The I Inside

Sean Leonard TV Shows

♦ 1986 My Two Loves
♦ 1987 Bluffing It
♦ 1994 Normandy: The Great Crusade
♦ 1996 The Boys Next Door
♦ 1999 Wasteland
♦ 2000 The Outer Limits
♦ 2001 A Glimpse of Hell
♦ 2002 Corsairs
♦ 2003 Malcolm in the Middle
♦ 2004–2012 House
♦ 2010 American Experience
♦ 2013 The Blacklist
♦ 2013–2014 Falling Skies
♦ 2014 The Good Wife
♦ 2015 Battle Creek
♦ 2015–2016 Law & Order: SVU
♦ 2017 Blue Bloods
♦ 2019 The Hot Zone
♦ 2022 The Gilded Age
♦ 2022 The First Lady