Leon Acord

Actor, activist & writer/creator/star of digital TV series Old Dogs & New Tricks.

Leon Acord is the writer/creator/star of the comedy web series Old Dogs & New Tricks, as well as its show runner and one of its executive producers. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of “Quentin Crisp” in Jeffrey Hartgraves’ after-life comedy Carved in Stone, which enjoyed successful runs in SF in 2002 and LA in 2009.  Recent LA stage credits include gay apparel:A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Salsa Saved the Girls, Victims and The Scheme of Things.  He’s appeared in over 20 stage productions and 30 films, including starring roles in the features Final Remains and Some Prefer Cake, and in film-fest favorites Foucault WHO?,  Deer Season, Divorce: American Style, and aWake.  As a writer, he's been published in San Francisco Examiner, TV Guide and BackStage West. Originally a Hoosier, he attended Indiana University. He lives in West Los Angeles. Learn more at