Biography

Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge (born September 20, 1986) is an American actor best known for portraying Alec Hardison on the TNT series Leverage. He also portrayed MC Ren in the 2015 biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

Hodge was born on September 20, 1986 in Onslow County, North Carolina. Both of his parents, Aldis Basil Hodge and Yolette Evangeline Richardson, served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Hodge's mother is from Florida, while his father is originally from Dominica. Aldis is the younger brother of actor Edwin Hodge.

Hodge played both the clarinet and the violin as a child, but as an adult, his focus is on the violin; he purchased his first at the age of 18. In addition to acting, Hodge designs watches, writes, and paints.

In 2007, Hodge was awarded the role of Alec Hardison on the day of his twenty-first birthday. In 2010, he received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Television for this role on Leverage. The win went to Aaron Paul of AMC's Breaking Bad.

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Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge (born September 20, 1986) is an American actor best known for portraying Alec Hardison on the TNT series Leverage. He also portrayed MC Ren in the 2015 biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

Hodge was born on September 20, 1986 in Onslow County, North Carolina. Both of his parents, Aldis Basil Hodge and Yolette Evangeline Richardson, served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Hodge's mother is from Florida, while his father is originally from Dominica. Aldis is the younger brother of actor Edwin Hodge.

Hodge played both the clarinet and the violin as a child, but as an adult, his focus is on the violin; he purchased his first at the age of 18. In addition to acting, Hodge designs watches, writes, and paints.

In 2007, Hodge was awarded the role of Alec Hardison on the day of his twenty-first birthday. In 2010, he received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Television for this role on Leverage. The win went to Aaron Paul of AMC's Breaking Bad.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Aldis Hodge, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1986-09-20

Place of Birth Onslow County, North Carolina, USA

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Also Known As

  • Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Magic Camp as Devin
2020 The Invisible Man
2019 Brian Banks as Brian Banks
2019 City on a Hill (10 episodes) as Decourcy Ward
2019 What Men Want as Will
2019 Clemency as Anthony Woods
2018 Star Trek: Short Treks (1 episode) as Craft
2017 Star Trek: Discovery (1 episode) as Craft
2016 Hidden Figures as Levi Jackson
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back as Espin
2016 Underground (20 episodes) as Noah
2015 Straight Outta Compton as MC Ren
2014 The After (1 episode) as D. Love as D. Love
2013 The Blacklist (1 episode) as Mario Dixon
2013 The East as Thumbs
2013 Rectify (1 episode) as Stefon Whitman
2013 A Good Day to Die Hard as CIA Ops Officer Lt. Foxy
2011 Black Mirror (1 episode) as Jack
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Azi
2009 Red Sands as Trevor Anderson
2008 Leverage (77 episodes) as Alec Hardison
2006 Happy Feet as (voice)
2006 Friday Night Lights (6 episodes) as Ray 'Voodoo' Tatum
2006 Rachael Ray (1 episode)
2006 American Dreamz as Soldier Chuck
2006 The Tenants as Sam Clemence
2005 Supernatural (4 episodes) as Jake Talley
2005 Edmond as Leafletter
2005 A.T.O.M. (52 episodes)
2005 Little Athens as Pitt
2004 The Ladykillers as Donut Gangster
2000 Big Momma's House as Basketball Teen #2
1996 Bed of Roses as Prince
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance as Raymond

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