Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$500 thousand dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 17, 1972
DiedMay 25, 2007, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
FactGained nearly 20 lbs. to play Joe Louis in Joe and Max (2002).

Leonard Roberts is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Heroes and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Roberts was born on November 17, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri. His parents are both African American. He has two sisters. Roberts was educated at the St. Louis Public Schools. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he studied theatre arts.

Roberts’ acting career began in the early 1990s. He had guest roles on television shows such as The Cosby Show, A Different World, and Law & Order. In 1995, he made his film debut in the film Dead Presidents.

In 2000, Roberts was cast as Forrest Gates in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He appeared in 22 episodes of the show. In 2006, Roberts was cast as D.L. Hawkins in the television series Heroes. He appeared in 29 episodes of the show.

Roberts has also appeared in the films Drumline (2002), A Perfect Getaway (2009), and G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013).

Roberts has a net worth of $3 million. He has earned his wealth through his acting career.

General Info

Full NameLeonard Roberts
Net Worth$500 thousand dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 17, 1972
DiedMay 25, 2007, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Height1.88 m, 1.88 m
ProfessionActor, Poet
EducationDePaul University, Lehigh University
NationalityAmerican, American


AwardsTV Land Future Classic Award, National Poetry Series, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Music GroupsTriple C's
NominationsMTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, BET Award for Best Collaboration, BET Award for Video of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Lyricist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performa...
MoviesDrumline, Red Sands, American Sniper, Savages, Joe and Max, Love Jones, He Got Game, Hoodlum, Love Is All You Need?, Blackstar Warrior, The '60s, My Favorite Five, Drumline, American Sniper, Love Jones, Red Sands, Savages, Joe and Max, He Got Game, Drumline: A New Beat, Love Is All You Need?, Hoodlu...
TV ShowsHeroes, Heroes, Major Crimes

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1Gained nearly 20 lbs. to play Joe Louis in Joe and Max (2002).
2Graduate of DePaul University's Theatre School (1995). Received a BFA in Acting.




Headgame2017completedThe Elder
Major Crimes2017TV SeriesCommander Leo Mason
Mary + Jane2016TV SeriesNate
American Crime Story2016TV SeriesDennis Schatzman
Love Is All You Need?2016Coach Thompson
Second Chance2016TV SeriesLenny
Dancer and the Dame2015Agent Shepherd
Any Day2015Troy
Agent Carter2015TV SeriesHappy Sam Sawyer
My Favorite Five2015Matthew
The Mentalist2014TV SeriesElon Bell
American Sniper2014Instructor Rolle
Drumline: A New Beat2014TV MovieDr. Sean Taylor
The League2014TV SeriesTyree
Blackstar Warrior2013TV MovieTyson Roderick
The Client List2013TV SeriesDetective Monroe
California Winter2012Larry Johnson
CSI: Miami2004-2012TV SeriesMatthew Stone / Brad Foster
Franklin & Bash2011TV SeriesDante
Pizza Man2011Leo
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesKyle Decker
Criminal Minds2010TV SeriesKaman Scott
Blackstar Warrior2010Video shortLando Calrissian
Castle2010TV SeriesSpecial Agent Jason Avery
Red Sands2009SSgt. Marcus Howston
Private Practice2009TV SeriesRyan
ER2009TV SeriesPolice Officer
Heroes2006-2007TV SeriesD.L. Hawkins
F*ck You Pay Me!2007ShortDarian Drake
Smallville2005-2006TV SeriesNam-Ek
The Last Adam2006Bobby Jackson
Bones2005TV SeriesA.U.S.A. Andrew Levitt
Walking on Sunshine2004TV ShortAl
NCIS2004TV SeriesP.O. Howard Carter
Threat Matrix2004TV SeriesTom Purdy / Ibrahim Kureshi
242003TV SeriesBuchanan
Tru Calling2003TV SeriesBlake
Providence2002TV Series
Drumline2002Sean Taylor
Joe and Max2002TV MovieJoe Louis
JAG2001TV SeriesLt. Crawford
FreakyLinks2001TV SeriesBoomer Truman
Masquerade2000TV MovieOtis
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1999-2000TV SeriesForrest Gates
Any Day Now1999TV SeriesWade Garver
The '60s1999TV MovieEmmet Taylor
Turks1999TV SeriesOfficer Tom May
He Got Game1998D'Andre Mackey
Love Jones1997Eddie Coles
Due South1996TV SeriesTyree Cameron


Red Sands Set Tour with Noel G.2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Screenwriter Diaries2009Video documentary shortHimself
First Class All the Way2008TV SeriesHimself
Heroes Unmasked2007-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Loose Women2008TV SeriesHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2007TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2007TV SeriesHimself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Winner ("Future Classic")
Infanity2006TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Heroes Unmasked2007-2008TV Series documentaryD.L. Hawkins


Won Awards

2007Future Classic AwardTV Land AwardsHeroes (2006)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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