Thursday, February 17, 2011

From "Threepenny Opera" To "Immigration Tango"

Leon (far left) and the cast of Immigration Tango
Carlos Manuel Leon (born July 10, 1966) is a personal trainer and actor. He is most famous for his former relationship with singer Madonna, who gave birth to their daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, on October 14, 1996. Leon is known for his acting work in the television show Oz, three episodes of Law & Order, and as the struggling addict in Anne B. Real. Leon made his Broadway debut playing the role of Charles Filch in Wallace Shawn's adaptation of Brecht & Weill's The Threepenny Opera, with Alan
Carlos and Madonna
Cumming, Cyndi Lauper, and Ana Gasteyer. In addition to his personal training, he also works to create high-end workout facilities for luxury condos in New York. Leon met Madonna in New York City in 1994 but split in 1997. Leon is affiliated with the Kabbalah Centre. He is a new film called Immigration Tango. Watch the trailer here. Daughter Lourdes is currently attending Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, so there may be some singing in her future! [SourceSourceSource, Source]