List of Leon Robinson Movies

Team Anfotimes 10 Jan 2024 10:38 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Leon Robinson.

Leon Preston Robinson, born on March 8, 1962, and usually credited simply as Leon, is an accomplished American actor and singer who has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry since the early 1980s. One of Leon's notable roles is his portrayal of David Ruffin in the TV miniseries "The Temptations" (1998), where he brought the legendary Motown artist to life on screen. His performance in this role showcased his ability to embody real-life figures with charisma and authenticity.

Leon is perhaps best known for his role as J.T. Matthews in the 1991 film "The Five Heartbeats," directed by Robert Townsend. The musical drama follows the journey of a fictional African-American vocal group, and Leon's portrayal of J.T. Matthews earned him recognition for his talent and contributed to the film's acclaim.

In the 1993 film "Cool Runnings," Leon played the role of Derice Bannock, a key character in the heartwarming comedy based on the true story of the Jamaican national bobsled team's Olympic debut. The film showcased Leon's versatility as an actor in both drama and comedy.

His contribution to the 1994 basketball drama film "Above the Rim," where he played the character Shep, further solidified Leon's presence in the world of sports-related dramas.

In 2000, Leon took on the challenging role of portraying the iconic musician Little Richard in the biographical film "Little Richard," demonstrating his ability to tackle diverse and challenging roles across different genres.

Throughout his career, Leon has not only showcased his acting prowess but has also ventured into music. His multifaceted talents have contributed to his enduring presence in the entertainment industry, making him a respected figure among audiences and peers alike.

 

 

Leon Robinson All Movies List

Year Title Role
1983 All the Right Moves Austin "Shadow" Williams
1984 Sole Survivor Gang Leader
The Flamingo Kid Fortune Smith
1985 Streetwalkin' Jason
1986 Band of the Hand Moss
1987 The Father Clements Story Ice
1988 The Lawless Land Road Kill
Colors Killer Bee
1989 Flying Blind Larry Brown
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story Michael Thomas
1991 The Five Heartbeats J.T. Matthews
1993 Cliffhanger Kynette
Cool Runnings Derice Bannock
Bad Attitude Eddie Johnson
1994 Above the Rim Shep
1995 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Uncle Melvin
Waiting to Exhale Russell
1996 Spirit Lost John
Pure Danger Felix
1997 Runaway Car Officer Isaiah 'Beau' Beaufort
B*A*P*S Leon
The Price of Kissing Larry
1998 Side Streets Errol Boyce
1999 Friends & Lovers Tyrell
Mean Streak Altman Rogers
Bats Jimmy Sands
Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story Jackie Wilson
2000 Little Richard Little Richard
2001 Buffalo Soldiers Stoney
Ali Joe Simmons
2002 Four Faces of God Jah
2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Slim
2006 The Tested Curtis
Ways of the Flesh Dr. Lee
2007 Cover Ryan Chambers
2008 The Brooklyn Heist Ronald
2009 3 Ways to Get a Husband Devon
2011 The Heart Specialist Dr. Lee
2012 From This Day Forward Deon
2013 Je'Caryous Johnson's Marriage Material Michael
Someone to Love Joshua Gilbert
2014 37: A Final Promise Dr. Koehm
2015 Ex-Free Sean
Against the Jab DJ Mike
Where Children Play David Mccain
Soul Ties Dale Sr
2016 The Rhythm and the Blues Eddie Taylor Sr.
Love Had Everything to Do with It -
2017 The Cheaters Club James
2018 Make America Black Again Candidate Johnson
Her Only Choice Melvin
Before You Say I Do Live! Edward
2020 The Glorias Frank
The Sin Choice Doug Stephens
Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas Jasper Penderson
2022 A Day to Die Tyrone Pettis

Television

Year Title Role
1982 Making the Grade -
CBS Schoolbreak Special Bobby Joe Tucker
1987 Houston Knights Scarecrow
1989 The Women of Brewster Place Abshu
Midnight Caller Nathan 'Skate' Fillmore
Hunter Iceman
1990 L.A. Law Ronald 'Pinto' Sewell
1995 Central Park West Gabe Sands
1997 Oz Jefferson Keane
1997-98 C-16: FBI Robert Robinson
1998 The Temptations David Ruffin
2001 Resurrection Blvd. Lawrence Hill
2003 Oz Jefferson Keane
Crossing Jordan Detective Vicellous Owens
Hack Ulysses Sims
2004 The L-Bow Room Himself/Host
Super Secret Movie Rules Himself
2009-11 Diary of a Single Mom Lawrence Hill
2011 Are We There Yet? Dr. Harvey Cleveland
Reed Between the Lines Don
2016 Recovery Road Alan
2017 Unsung Hollywood Himself
2018 Rel Nickels
40 and Single Dan Mayor
2018-19 Blue Bloods Cameron Gooding
2021 A Luv Tale: The Series George Montgomery
Games People Play Walter King
2021-22 City on a Hill Reverend Isaiah Hughes
2023 Swarm Harris

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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