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Birth name  Leon G. Thomas III
Name  Leon III
Parents  Jayon Anthony
Years active  2003–present
Associated acts  Ariana Grande
Height  1.75 m
Also known as  Leon Thomas
Role  Actor ·

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Born  August 1, 1993 (age 27) Brooklyn, New York, U.S. (1993-08-01)
Occupation(s)  Actor, singer, record producer, songwriter
Labels  Columbia Records, Rostrum Records
Genres  Contemporary R&B, pop music
Movies and TV shows  Victorious, August Rush, Bad Asses, Rising Stars
Similar People  Avan Jogia, Matt Bennett, Daniella Monet, Elizabeth Gillies, Victoria Justice

Instruments  Vocals, piano, guitar

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Leon G. Thomas III (born August 1, 1993) is an American actor, record producer, songwriter and singer who is signed to Columbia Records/Rostrum Records. He is best known for playing Andre Harris on the Nickelodeon series Victorious.


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Early life

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Leon G.Thomas III was born on August 1, 1993 in Brooklyn, to Jayon Anthony and Leon Thomas II.

2003–06: Broadway and career beginning

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He made his Broadway debut at age 10 in 2003 as Young Simba in the Broadway production of The Lion King. In 2004, he appeared as Jackie Thibodeaux in the original Broadway cast of Tony Kushner's Caroline, or Change. and toured with the company during its five-month run in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Thomas also performed in the Broadway production of The Color Purple.

2007–09: August Rush and television appearances

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In 2007, Thomas appeared in the film August Rush as Arthur, performing the song "La Bamba", and was the singing voice for Tyrone in The Backyardigans. Thomas has also guest starred on Jack's Big Music Show and Just Jordan. He also appeared as Harper in the iCarly episode "iCarly Saves TV" and was featured on The Naked Brothers Band Christmas Special.

2010–12: Victorious and musical career

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He played a main character on Victorious, portraying Andre Harris, which premiered on Nickelodeon on March 27, 2010. Thomas also appearing as Andre Harris in the crossover episode between Victorious and iCarly, "iParty with Victorious". He also appeared as himself in an episode of True Jackson, VP. In August 2, 2011, the album "Victorious: Music from the Hit TV Show" was launched, with Thomas featured in the songs "Song 2 You" (written by him) and "Tell Me That You Love Me". In June 5, 2012, "Victorious 2.0: More Music from the Hit TV Show" was released, with Thomas featured in the songs "Countdown" and "Don't You (Forget About Me)". The Victorious television series ended production in July 2012 and the show's final episode aired on February 2, 2013.

2012–present: Mixtapes and production work

In 2012, Thomas started to record his first mixtape called Metro Hearts; it was released on August 1, 2012. Songs on the mixtape Metro Hearts include "Forever", "Bad", "Moving On", "Vibe", "Like Clay", and "Never Look Back". The mixtape also included a cover of "Take Care" by Drake. The cover is by Leon Thomas featuring Ariana Grande.

Leon Thomas co-wrote the song "Ain't No Other Me" for the British group Stooshe, which features as a deluxe edition track on their debut album, London with the Lights On. Thomas co-wrote four songs on Ariana Grande's 2013 album "Yours Truly". He also co-produced five songs on Yours Truly, in addition to the song "Last Christmas" from Grande's Christmas Kisses EP, as a member of production duo The Rascals. Additionally, his work in production as a part of "The Rascals" was included on the Grammy award-winning album Love, Marriage & Divorce. His contribution is as a writer on the song entitled "I'd Rather Be Broke" performed by Toni Braxton.

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On September 24, 2013, Leon Thomas released a new single, "Hello How Are You", featuring Wiz Khalifa. A second single, "Chill," is to be released soon.

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On January 1, 2014, Thomas released a new mixtape, V1bes, under the name Leon Thomas, via Datpiff. He also announced that a music video for his single, Hello How Are You, was in the works.

In 2016 he served as a co-producer for Post Malone's album Stoney.

Broadway appearances

  • The Lion King
  • Caroline, or Change
  • The Color Purple
  • Concert Tours

  • Big Time Summer Tour (joined on August 21, 2012)
  • References

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