Leonardo (2021)

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A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection.

  1. Frank Spotnitz


  2. Stephen Thompson


Series Cast

  1. Aidan Turner

    Aidan Turner

    Leonardo da Vinci

    8 Episodes

  2. Matilda De Angelis

    Matilda De Angelis

    Caterina da Cremona

    8 Episodes

  3. Freddie Highmore

    Freddie Highmore

    Stefano Giraldi

    8 Episodes

  4. Alessandro Sperduti

    Alessandro Sperduti

    Tommaso Masini

    6 Episodes

  5. Carlos Cuevas

    Carlos Cuevas


    6 Episodes

  6. James D'Arcy

    James D'Arcy

    Ludovico Sforza

    6 Episodes

  7. Gabriel Lo Giudice

    Gabriel Lo Giudice


    4 Episodes

  8. Robin Renucci

    Robin Renucci

    Piero da Vinci

    4 Episodes

  9. Flavio Parenti

    Flavio Parenti

    Bernardo Bembo

    4 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Current Season


Season 1

2021 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Leonardo premiered on March 23, 2021.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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