Aldis Hodge is an American actor best known for his starring role as Alec Hardison in the television drama series Leverage, from 2008-2012.
Hodge started his acting career at the age of three, when he went on a print job with his brother and was chosen for an ad in Essence magazine. Hodge was doing print ads and commercials when he was bitten by the acting bug.
At the age of 9, Hodge was cast in the Tony-winning revival of Showboat on Broadway. During that period he also appeared in several movies, including Die Hard with a Vengeance and Bed of Roses.
Hodge headed to Los Angeles to continue his acting career and quickly landed several recurring television roles, including the role of Voodoo on Friday Night Lights. He has appeared in such shows as Supernatural, Girlfriends, American Dreams and City of Angels.
Other TV appearances include Bones, CSI, ER, Cold Case, Charmed and Boston Public.
His movie credits include the independent The Stone House, Edmond, the Coen brothers’ remake of The Lady Killers and Big Momma’s House.
In addition to acting Hodge writes, paints and attends the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
He is the brother of actor Edwin Hodge.