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Andrew Leeds (actor)

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Full Name  Andrew Harrison Leeds
Occupation  Actor, Writer, Director
Residence  Los Angeles, California, United States
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Andrew leeds actor early career


Andrew Leeds (September 24, 1981) is an American actor, writer, and director. He is known for his portrayal of Josh on Cristela, Christopher Pelant on Bones, and Jackson Pulver on Veep. He is also in the Main Company of the sketch comedy/improv theater The Groundlings.

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Early career

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Leeds' first job as a professional actor was as an understudy in the Broadway musicalTeddy & Alice. Eventually, Leeds took over the role of Quentin Roosevelt. Leeds then originated the role of Gavroche in the national tour of Les Miserables. After leaving Les Miserables, Leeds appeared in the Broadway production of Falsettos playing the role of Jason on Wednesday and Saturday matinees. He starred in the musical for a year, acting opposite such Broadway legends as Michael Rupert, Chip Zien, and Mandy Patinkin. After taking over the evening performances for a short stint, Leeds departed the production to play the title role in Carly Simon's opera Romulus Hunt.

Leeds appeared in the movie A Pig's Tale produced by Polygram Filmed Entertainment and as Cadet Dotson in the Universal Studios movie Major Payne starring Damon Wayans. The movie was released in 1995, which is when Leeds returned to Florida to start high school. A few years later he received admission to Stanford University.

Education

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While at Stanford, Leeds participated in theatrical productions on campus (acting, directing, set designing, producing.) He graduated with a degree in computer science.

Career

Leeds' first big television role came when Ryan Murphy cast him in the recurring role of Henry on Nip/Tuck. This led to an arc on The Practice. Leeds and his writing partner at the time, David Lampson, were selected to be on the Bravo reality show Situation: Comedy. Produced by Sean Hayes, the show documented the process of making two competing pilots. Leeds and Lampson's pilot, Stephen's Life, was selected out of 10,000 submissions. The pilot was shot for NBC and went on to win the competition, launching Leeds' career as a writer.

Leeds returned to his acting career and worked on many shows including Veep, Desperate Housewives, House M.D., Cult, Castle, Grey's Anatomy, American Horror Story: Coven, NCIS: Los Angeles, Hot in Cleveland, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

His drama pilot Rex is Not Your Lawyer was produced by NBC in 2011. Shortly after that he landed the role of serial killer Christopher Pelant on the hit television show Bones.

Leeds and Lampson then wrote another television pilot - a comedy for NBC called Brenda Forever. It too did not go to series, but shortly after this Leeds was cast in a regular role as Josh in the ABC comedy Cristela.

Leeds then wrote a comedy pilot called Those People for Kelly Ripa's company and ABC and appeared on the Comedy Central show Workaholics. In November 2015, Leeds became a member of the Main Company of the sketch comedy/improv troupe The Groundlings.

References

Andrew Leeds (actor) Wikipedia


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