About Andrew Leeds (aka Christopher Pelant on Bones) Wiki Bio

March 22, 2024
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Who is Andrew Leeds?

American actor, comedian, writer and producer Andrew Leeds, was born in Clearwater, Florida USA, on 24 September 1981 under the zodiac sign of Libra. He’s appeared in nearly 70 movies and TV series, and is probably best known for his portrayal of Ezra Strauss in the 2022 mystery thriller mini-series “The Patient”, created by Joel Fields and Joseph Weisberg, and which starred Steve Carell, Domhnall Gleeson and Laura Niemi. It follows a psychotherapist whose wife has recently passed away, while he’s now being held prisoner by a wanted killer.

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Education and early life

Andrew and his younger sister Joanna Leeds were raised in Clearwater by their mother Kathy Lynn Rodriguez and father Robert Gary Leeds; not a lot about Andrew’s family is known, as he respects their privacy.

He was only 10 years old when he launched his acting career, and made his debut film appearance in the 1992 short drama “The Poky Little Puppy’s First Christmas”; Andrew’s debut TV series role was his voicing of Jake in the 1994 episode “The Switching Hour” of the animated adventure comedy “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters”.

He then continued acting while attending a local high school in Clearwater, then upon matriculating in 2000, Andrew enrolled at Stanford University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science in 2004.

While still attending college, he appeared in the Broadway play “Teddy & Alice”, and then went on to tour with the cast of the play “Les Miserables”, portraying Gavroche.


Roles in movies

In 1995, Andrew played Cadet Dotson in the popular family adventure comedy “Major Payne”, which Nick Castle directed, and starred Bam Bam Bigelow, Michael Ironside and Damon Wayans; it follows an Army Major as he’s commanding a group of Cadets. Andrew appeared in only one movie in the remainder of the 2000s: he played both Jimmy and Jenny in the 1998 short drama “Jenny”.

In 2003, he played Bob Calden in the romantic war drama “Missing Brendan” and Ted Haines in the comedy drama “Is This Seat Taken”. The year 2006 saw Andrew play Grocery Store Patron in the science fiction comedy drama “Special”, written and directed by Hal Haberman and Jeremy Passmore, and which starred Michael Rapaport, Paul Blackthorne and Josh Peck. It follows comic book fan Les Franken who believes that he’s a superhero, and the film won one of its five award nominations.

Andrew could then have been seen playing supporting characters in the 2006 romantic action drama “Fanaa”, the 2008 comedy “Bitter Brew”, and the 2009 romantic comedy drama “Irene in Time”.

The year 2011 saw him play Chris in the romantic thriller “Subject: I Love You”, written and directed by Francis dela Torre, and which starred Briana Evigan, Jericho Rosales and Dean Cain. It follows Victor who’s searching for the only woman that he’s ever loved, and the movie won a Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking Acting.

A couple of Andrew’s following roles were in the 2015 comedy drama “Entourage”, the 2016 comedy “Office Christmas Party” and the 2017 musical drama “The Golden Age”.

Andrew’s most recent film role has been his portrayal of Ted in the 2022 thriller comedy drama “A Lot of Nothing”, written and directed by Mo McRae, and which starred Sheila Carrasco, Justin Hartley and Nanrisa Lee. It follows the lives of married couple James and Vanessa, who’ve just reported their neighbor to the police, after having seen him commit a crime on TV; the film was nominated for three awards.

Andrew’s currently shooting for the upcoming movie “BitterSweet”.


Roles in TV series

The year 2003 saw Andrew play Tom Bell in the episode “All for Our Country” of the mystery crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and he could then have been seen appearing in an episode of the mystery crime drama “The Practice”, the comedy “I’m with Her”, and the drama “Nip/Tuck”.

In 2008, he portrayed Alan in the popular drama “Dirt”, which Matthew Carnahan created, and which starred Josh Stewart, Ian Hart and Courteney Cox. It follows a tabloid writer and a photographer as they’re trying to succeed as journalists – the series was nominated for a Banff Rockie Award for Best Continuing Series at the Banff Television Festival. Andrew then appeared in the 2008 episode “Kids Ain’t Like Everybody Else” of the mystery comedy drama “Desperate Housewives”, and the 2009 episode “Broken” of the mystery drama “House”.

In 2013 and 2014, he portrayed Tech Operator John Booker in the action crime drama “NCIS: Los Angeles”, which Shane Brennan created, and which today stars LL Cool J, Daniela Ruah and Chris O’Donnell. It follows agents Sam Hanna and G. Callen as they’re cracking the hardest of cases in Los Angeles, California, the series has been airing since 2009, and has won 19 of its 43 award nominations.

The year 2017 saw Andrew play Paul in the comedy “The Great Indoors”, created by Mike Gibbons, and which starred Joel McHale, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Chris Williams; it follows an adventurous reporter who now has to work in an office, and the series won one of its two award nominations.

Andrew’s three most recent TV series roles have been in eight episodes of the action crime comedy “Barry” since 2019, 12 episodes of the romantic comedy drama “A Million Little Things” since 2020, and the 2022 episode “You Up?” of the romantic comedy drama “Love, Victor”.


Other credits

Andrew has four writing, four producing and a single directing credit. He wrote and produced the 2005 comedy movie “Stephen’s Life”, and the 2013 comedy film “Brenda Forever”, and then wrote and directed the 2016 episode “The Group” of the comedy series “King Bachelor’s Pad”. Andrew also wrote and produced the 2018 short comedy film “Triple Threat”, and produced the 2020 short comedy movie “Tell Her It’s Over”.

He’s made a guest appearance in talk-shows “FansTang Live from the Red Carpet”, “Stars in the House” and “Inside the Crazy Ant Farm”.

Love life and girlfriend

Even though Andrew doesn’t usually speak about his love life, he’s still uploaded numerous pictures onto his Instagram account, which feature him spending time with his long-term girlfriend, American actress and writer Lindsey Kraft.

The two met on a movie set back in 2012, and have since been together; there were some rumors circulating the internet in 2014 claiming that the two had broken up, but these were quickly proven false. Lindsey’s quite popular in the film industry and has appeared in over 70 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps best known for her playing of Marguerite Macaw in the comedy series “Getting On”, which aired from 2013 to 2015.

Andrew and Lindsey have often been spotted cycling, dining and going to the theatre together.

Andrew hasn’t mentioned the women whom he had dated prior to meeting Lindsey, and he’s in a long-term relationship with Lindsey Kraft as of October 2022, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.


Interesting facts and hobbies

Andrew enjoys preparing delicious meals in his kitchen, and likes to bake cookies the most.

He’s quite active on Instagram, and has posted over 360 pictures and videos onto the social media network, while there are today nearly 15,000 people following him.

Andrew can play both the guitar and the piano, and his favorite musician is the late Kurt Cobain, frontman of the rock ‘n’ roll band Nirvana, which disbanded following his death.

He loves flowers, and his favorites are tulips.

Andrew’s physically quite active, and enjoys running in nature.

His favorite actresses are Amanda Seyfried and Emma Watson, and some of his favorite movies are “A Mouthful of Air”, “Lovelace” and “The Last Word”.


Height, eyes and net worth

Andrew’s age is 41. His hair’s short and black, his eyes are brown, he’s 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall, and weighs around 185lbs (83kgs).

Andrew’s net worth’s been estimated at over $3 million as of October 2022.

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