Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. is a multifaceted Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer – best known for his breakout role as ‘Aaron Burr’ in the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton.

Tony and Grammy Award-Winning Performer in Hamilton and Best-Selling Author

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Leslie Odom Jr. is a multifaceted Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer – spanning Broadway, television, film, and music. Odom Jr. is best known for his breakout role as ‘Aaron Burr’ in the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton, for which he won the Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” and a Grammy Award as a principal soloist on the original cast recording. His best-selling book, Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher and Never Stop Learning, brings together what Odom Jr. has learned in life so far, tapping into universal themes of starting something new, following your passions, discovering your own potential, and surrounding yourself with the right people. Odom Jr. most recently released his third full-length album and first of original material, Mr. Additional film and television credits include Murder on the Orient Express, Only, Red Tails and Smash.