Leo Solomon is an award-winning actor with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Acting & Theater Performance from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York and is a Finalist to become a Lifetime member at the world renowned The Actors Studio where he studies with Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons; a former student and protégé of legendary acting teacher and founder of the Method Acting - Lee Strasberg.
Leo is conversational in Dari/Farsi, Hindi, Spanish, and French. Leo and his seven brothers grew up in Minnesota and all attended the University of Minnesota, graduating with 18 degrees between them, ranging from PHDs to JDs, MDs and MBAs. Leo is also passionate about playing classical piano.
Recognized notably for his recurring role as Rahim on Veep (HBO), his TV credits include Homeland, Blue Bloods, NCIS, Lie to Me and he's won several awards in various feature films under the Best Lead Actor category.
Leo's recent performances on Broadway includes performing a reading of Playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain by award winning writer Jamil Jan Kochai at The Symphony Space, and Off-Broadway in Sex Work Sex Play by Caytha Jentis.
LEO SOLOMON ACTING REEL
Leo Solomon, nominated for Best Actor at the IDYLLWILD International Festival of Cinema
Awards ceremony March 13th, 2022
Examiner+ writer, Dana White praises Leo Solomon's portrayal of Rajan in Mater Mortis: "Your lead, Leo Solomon, is amazing as Rajan. The first two minutes are about his grief; you’re immersed in it. His face is so expressive."
@Film_Rocks blog gives a glowing review of Leo Solomon who recently won Best Actor at the Awareness Film Fest for his lead role in Mater Mortis
Portland Film Festival (Oct 14, 2021) - Finalist, Best Acting Performance Award
Juhl Media presents Leo Solomon, actor in conversation with Ching Juhl, filmmaker. The live program included interviewing Solomon, discussing film, TV and the life being an actor. View the program here.