Joseph Leon

Actor Joseph Leon was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. At the beginning of his acting career, Leon was featured in dramas like "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster and "The People Next ... Read more »
Born: 06/08/1918

Filmography

Actor (18)

Ryan's Hope 1974 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Arthur 2 On The Rocks 1988 (Movie)

Hank (Actor)

Brewster's Millions 1985 (Movie)

Stamp Store Proprietor (Actor)

Cold Feet 1984 (Movie)

Harold Fenton (Actor)

Daniel 1983 (Movie)

Selig Mindish (Actor)

Sophie's Choice 1982 (Movie)

Dr Blackstock (Actor)

He Knows You're Alone 1980 (Movie)

Ralph--the Tailor (Actor)

If Ever I See You Again 1978 (Movie)

Producer (Actor)

Ivan the Terrible 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

The Anderson Tapes 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

The People Next Door 1969 (Movie)

Price Whitehead (Actor)

Hey, Landlord 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

Act One 1963 (Movie)

Max Siegel (Actor)

Sweet Smell of Success 1957 (Movie)

Robard (Actor)

Almost Partners (TV Show)

Actor

My Old Man (TV Show)

Actor

Skokie (TV Show)

Actor

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Actor Joseph Leon was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. At the beginning of his acting career, Leon was featured in dramas like "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster and "The People Next Door" (1970) with Eli Wallach. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including parts on "Hey, Landlord" (NBC, 1966-67) and "Ryan's Hope" (ABC, 1974-1989). He kept working in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, starring in the romance "If Ever I See You Again" (1978) with Joseph Brooks, the horror movie "He Knows You're Alone" (1980) with Don Scardino and the dramatic adaptation "Sophie's Choice" (1982) with Meryl Streep. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Ivan the Terrible" (CBS, 1975-76). He also starred in the TV movies "My Old Man" (CBS, 1979-1980) and "Skokie" (CBS, 1981-82). During the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "Daniel" (1983) with Timothy Hutton, "Cold Feet" (1984) with Griffin Dunne and the comedy adaptation "Brewster's Millions" (1985) with Richard Pryor. He also appeared in the Dudley Moore comedy sequel "Arthur 2 On The Rocks" (1988). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles" (1986-87). Most recently, Leon worked on "Margarita Happy Hour" (2002) with Eleanor Hutchins.

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