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Leon G. Thomas lll (born August 1, 1993) is an American actor, singer and songwriter. He provided the singing voice of Tyrone in seasons two and three. He replaced Corwin C. Tuggles in Season 2 and was replaced by Damani Roberts in some episodes of Season 3. He sings Tyrone in a total of 23 episodes in the show.

Thomas also provided Tyrone's voice for Nick Jr. Winter Wonderland, an album released in 2006. He performed both speaking and singing parts on the CD.


Other than providing Tyrone's singing voice, he has had roles on numerous Nickelodeon television shows. His first role on television was in the TEENick drama series Just for Kicks. He his song "One Egg Different From The Rest" was a music video in Noggin's Jack's Big Music Show. Later on, he would become best known for playing André, one of the main protagonists of Nickelodeon's Victorious.

As of 2016, he has released two mixtapes: Metro Hearts and V1bes, released in 2012 and 2014 respectively. His first single, "Hello How Are You", was released in 2013. It featured rapper Wiz Khalifa.

The Backyardigans crew members
Main production crew
Janice BurgessDave PalmerDouglas WieselmanEvan Lurie
Main cast members
Avion BakerChris Grant Jr.Corwin C. TugglesDamani RobertsGabriella MalekGianna BruzzeseJake GoldbergJamia Simone NashJonah BoboJordan ColemanKristin KlabundeLaShawn Tináh JefferiesLeon G. Thomas IIINaelee RaeNicholas BaraschReginald Davis Jr.Sean CurleyThomas SharkeyTyrel Jackson WilliamsZach Tyler Eisen
Other cast members
Oliver WymanReyna ShaskanShakyra Lipscomb
Guest stars
Adam PascalAlicia KeysConan O'BrienCyndi Lauper