Multifaceted performer Leslie Odom, Jr. has most recently been seen in the blockbuster Broadway musical Hamilton for which he won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for the role of "Aaron Burr". He is a Grammy Award winner as a principal soloist on Hamilton's Original Broadway Cast Recording. Odom, Jr. made his Broadway debut at the age of 17 in Rent before heading to Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious School of Drama where he graduated with honors. Additional theatre credits include Leap of Faith on Broadway for which he won the 2012 Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer on Broadway and was nominated for a Drama League Award; the 2014 musical Venice which also played at The Public Theater; and the Encores! Off-Center production of Tick, Tick...Boom which was his first time working with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. On the small screen, Odom, Jr. is best known for his portrayal of "Sam Strickland" in the NBC musical series "Smash" and his recurring role as "Reverand Curtis Scott" on "Law & Order: SVU".