made his motion picture debut in Larry Clark
's now cult classic, Kids. He turned seventeen on the set of the raw, unadulterated view of the young New York skateboarding subculture, where drugs and unprotected sex were rampant. Starring as Telly, the lead character whose greatest passion was to deflower young virgins, Fitzpatrick's performance shocked audiences and inspired critical acclaim.
Fitzpatrick went on to guest-star on the popular television drama, The Practice, in a much-praised performance as a young man accused of killing an eight-year-old. He went on to appear in Larry Clark's Another Day in Paradise before being cast as the wannabe tough guy Hitman in this, his third film for the director. While shooting Bully, he was simultaneously filming the role of a college student who has cerebral palsy in Todd Solondz's latest and still untitled film. Immediately following production, the actor went on to begin shooting a roles in Serendipity with John Cusack and Disney¹s Bubble Boy. Fitzpatrick¹s film credits also include starring roles in the upcoming independent films, Seventeen Sips, Last Ball and King of the Korner. A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Fitzpatrick currently lives in Brooklyn.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Leo Fitzpatrick Facts
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|Another Day In Paradise
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