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Leonardo Leonardo (left) and his assistant Plug

Leonardo Leonardo is a fictional character from the short-lived animated television series Clerks: The Animated Series created by Kevin Smith. Leonardo Leonardo is voiced by Alec Baldwin. Image File history File links ClerksEp3. ... Image File history File links ClerksEp3. ... Kevin Smith at a comics convention in 2005 Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and creator of View Askew. ... Alec Baldwin (born Alexander Rae Baldwin III on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York) is an Academy Award-nominated, Emmy Award-winning and a Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ...

Leonardo Leonardo was specially created for the television show. He is a local millionaire who frequently visits the Quick Stop, run by rival clerks Dante Hicks and Randal Graves, after his own creation, the Quicker Stop, failed when Jay and Silent Bob blew it up. For other uses, see Millionaire (disambiguation). ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ... Dante Hicks (left) and Randal (right) Randal Graves (b. ... Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) and Jay (Jason Mewes) during the events of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jay and Silent Bob are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse. ...

Leonardo Leonardo is the great-grandson of Bernardo Leonardo who bought the City of Leonardo from Indians for $14,800,000. Leonardo himself later led an expedition into Canada where he accumulated a vast fortune in exchange for the polio virus. The beginning of the Clerks television series coincides with Leonardo's homecoming. Poliomyelitis (polio) is a viral paralytic disease. ...

Besides previously owning the Quicker Stop, Leonardo is also the owner of his own office building, the Leonardo Tower, and has his own Little League baseball team who won the Little League World Series under coach Dante Hicks. Little League Baseball - Logo Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio Little League, Wayne, Michigan Little League Baseball is the name of a non-profit organization in the United States which organizes local childrens leagues of baseball and softball throughout the USA and the rest of the world. ... Dante Hicks (played by Brian OHalloran) in the movie Dante Hicks is a fictional character in Kevin Smiths View Askewniverse, played by Brian OHalloran. ...

He often tries to flaunt his status as a man of importance due to his extreme wealth but is quickly and often pointed out as a loser, as far as millionaires go. Leonardo is not too bright as pointed out when he ate spoiled " Descreeto Burritos" because he thought they were "the expensive kind". He poses for magazines such as Pet Store Weekly instead of acclaimed work such as Fortune or People. Fortune magazine is Americas second longest-running business magazine after Forbes magazine. ...

There are several references to Leonardo being gay, after a picture almost appeared in his obituary of him, Elton John and Andy Warhol partying at the infamous Studio 54. There was also a reference to Leonardo sleeping with Dante after their high school reunion. Also, when asked if hiring the clerks was some sort of "Gay Thing," he immediately replied no. When asked if he was certain, he very hesitantly said yes. GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 — February 22, 1987) was an American artist who became a central figure in the movement known as pop art. ... The original Studio 54 logo. ...

He is upstaged by Randal and Dante in several episodes, always replying afterwards: "Well played, clerks."

Leonardo Leonardo is always accompanied by his bodyguard (and publicist) Plug, his right-hand man who talks like a robot (and, in fact, is one). Plug is a parody of the villain Oddjob from the James Bond movie Goldfinger, and his name is taken from one of Antonio Fargas' bodyguards in Cleopatra Jones. Oddjob is a henchman to the villain Auric Goldfinger in the James Bond film and novel, Goldfinger. ... Flemings image of James Bond; commissioned to aid the Daily Express comic strip artists. ... For the villain in this film, see Auric Goldfinger. ... Antonio Fargas Antonio Juan Fargas (born August 14, 1948) is a tall African American actor famous for roles in Blaxploitation films of the early 1970s. ... The action-adventure movie Cleopatra Jones, starring Tamara Dobson as Cleopatra, was released in 1973. ...

Leonardo originally was to be voiced by British actor Alan Rickman, who starred in Smith's film Dogma. It was Smith's intention to base Leonardo Leonardo on the Die Hard villain Hans Gruber, who was also played by Rickman. Rickman, however, was concerned that he forever would be typecast as Gruber, so the ABC animators started reanimating the character. Eventually, the character was changed to look nothing like Gruber, and ABC sent a memo informing that they would no longer let Rickman voice the character. Baldwin was then hired and the character's design was returned to its original state. Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born February 21, 1946) is an acclaimed, award-winning English film, television and stage actor. ... Dogma is a 1999 comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who stars in the film along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes, George Carlin, and Alanis Morissette. ... Die Hard is a Hollywood action film released in 1988. ... Hans Gruber, portrayed by Alan Rickman, is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the film Die Hard. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ...

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For example, one of Leonardo's first big breaks was to paint an angel in Verrochio's "Baptism of Christ," and Leonardo was so much better than his master's that Verrochio allegedly resolved never to paint again.
Alas, Leonardo's interests were so broad, and he was so often compelled by new subjects, that he usually failed to finish what he started.
At first Leonardo was commissioned to make only a life-sized statue, already a difficult task, but his employer, Ludovico Sforza, then decided that the tribute to his father should be four times larger.
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