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also known as Robert Lawrence Leonard,Bobby


Robert Sean Leonard (born Robert Lawrence Leonard) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Dr. James Wilson on the television series House, M.D. and Neil Perry in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society. He regularly stars in Broadway and off-Broadway .


Leonard was born in Westwood, New Jersey, the son of Joyce P. (née Peterson), a nurse, and Robert Howard Leonard, a teacher of Spanish. He grew up in Ridgewood, where he attended Ridgewood High School before moving on to Fordham University and later Columbia University School of General Studies (GS).[3] Because he shares his birth name with another actor, he uses the name of his brother Sean for his Screen Actors Guild membership.


A Painted House (27-Apr-2003)

The I Inside (2003)

Chelsea Walls (21-Sep-2001)

Driven (16-Apr-2001)

A Glimpse of Hell (18-Mar-2001)

Tape (26-Jan-2001)

New York: A Documentary Film (14-Nov-1999)

Ground Control (26-Aug-1998)

The Last Days of Disco (29-May-1998)

Standoff (12-Jan-1998) •

In the Gloaming (20-Apr-1997) •

Killer: A Journal of Murder (6-Sep-1996)

I Love You, I Love You Not (28-Aug-1996)

The Boys Next Door (4-Feb-1996)

Safe Passage (Dec-1994)

The Age of Innocence (17-Sep-1993)

Much Ado About Nothing (7-May-1993)

Swing Kids (5-Mar-1993)

Married to It (11-Sep-1991)

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (23-Nov-1990)

Dead Poets Society (2-Jun-1989)

My Best Friend Is a Vampire (May-1988)

The Manhattan Project (13-Jun-1986)


  • Leonard maintains a good friendship with House, Doctor of Medicine co-star Hugh Laurie