Robert Sean Leonard (born Robert Lawrence Leonard, February 28, 1969) is an American actor, who has regularly starred in Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Leonard was born in Westwood, New Jersey, the son of Joyce P. Robert Sean Leonard was born February 28, 1969 in Westwood, New Jersey.He made his stage debut in the early '80s, ultimately making his Broadway debut in 1983.as the yin to Hugh Laurie’s yang, Robert Sean Leonard was an accomplished Broadway thespian with a handful of Tony nominations (and a win — hello! Now, for the first time in nearly a decade, he’s back on the Great White Way in a revival of Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, ‘ Jim Belushi) to tutor his airheaded girlfriend (played by newcomer Nina Arianda) that he’d put himself through all this? But, as you might expect, there’s more to the story — next year it’ll be under a new umbrella. And when this play first came up I knew the only way it could work is if the show was over because the run [would overlap] with ‘s shooting schedule. But legally and contractually, I’m free after this [season]. So my wife [Gabriella Salick] and I were wondering how the summer looked and what we wanted to do. And I’ve never had enough time to do a play [while doing ] I.
He won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in The Invention of Love in 2001.
His first on-screen role was in the 1986 television movie My Two Loves.
Leonard's breakout role came in 1989, when he appeared alongside Robin Williams and Ethan Hawke in the film Dead Poets Society.
I got my first car when I got out here — a Jetta — and I’ve been driving it since the pilot. Or I can be written lightly in them and shoot a couple of Mondays here and there. TVLINE is Nina Arianda and discovering [her character].
Commuting 2700 miles is too much for me, and it’s too much for my voice… I would either have to not be in the first few episodes or they’d have to delay the start date.