Leslie Odom Jr. is an American actor and singer. He started out in theatre, making his Broadway debut at the age of 17 in the acclaimed musical Rent. Subsequently, he made his television debut in the police procedural show CSI: Miami, in 2003. Since then, Odom has appeared in both recurring and guest roles in shows like Supernatural, Grey`s Anatomy, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Gotham. For his work in the celebrated Broadway musical Hamilton, Odom won the prestigious Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2016. Notable feature film credits include the war drama Red Tails (2012), the 2017 mystery drama Murder on the Orient Express, Only (2020) and One Night in Miami (2020).