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Spotlight: Leslie Odom Jr.

BY // MICHAEL ARCENEAUX

Apparently, stardom can creep up on you. “I think you don’t necessarily notice the strides that you’re making all the time,” says Leslie Odom Jr. After 10 years of auditions— and networking— the New York City-bred actor is seeing the fruits of his labor via roles on Red Tails, Don Cheadle’s critically acclaimed House of Lies and NBC’s new musical drama, Smash.

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