One of Leon’s iconic roles over his 40-year career was J.T. Matthews in “The Five Heartbeats.” He’s uncensored as he reflects on landing the role and recalls an interesting experience he encountered in his trailer while filming the movie. 👀 Learn more about his journey in an all-new Uncensored this Sunday, April 14 at 10p/9c.

“For most of my career, people would yell out my character names to me, they still do. And that’s all I ever wanted.” Leon reflects on what it’s meant to have a legacy where fans remember him as Derice Bannock, J.T. Matthews, and David Ruffin through his films. Don’t miss an all-new episode of Uncensored […]

Beyond all the iconic characters he has portrayed over his 40-year career, Leon’s most notable role is “dad.” He explains his appearances on Real Housewives of Atlanta to support Cynthia Bailey and their daughter Noelle as family business. The actor says setting a positive example of love for his child has always been a top […]

In his all-new episode of Uncensored, Leon talks about landing his role on Above the Rim and remembers the first time he met Tupac Shakur. Watch as he recalls the experience with the Hip-Hop legend on set and wanting to take him under his wing. Leon tells his truth this Sunday, April 14 at 10p/9c […]

Leon is uncensored about his 40-year journey as an actor. He has played iconic roles in award winning series like The Temptations and classic films like Waiting to Exhale, Cool Runnings, and The Five Heartbeats. Learn about his journey in an all-new episode of Uncensored this Sunday at 10p/9c only on TV One!


Members of the star-studded cast of the stage play “Things Your Man Won’t Do” stopped by the set of NewsOne Now to talk about the production and spent…