Leslie Odom, Jr. is a cast member of Hamilton, and portrayed Aaron Burr in the musical until he left the production on July 9, 2016.


He played Sam Strickland in the TV show Smash from 2012 to 2013, his best-known role before playing Aaron Burr.

In addition to his acting career, the actor and recording artist has also released a solo jazz album titled Leslie Odom Jr.