Sexy and effortlessly cool, Leon nevertheless has a short fuse and a lack of respect for those in authority. Leon's mum died when he was young, leaving him responsible for his alcoholic father.
Current location: 89b George Street
Most likely to say:
Don't touch the face!
Leon is training for a big boxing match, but his Dad has turfed him out. He's got no where to stay until his current girlfriend, Lucy Beale, leads him to an empty flat. If only Leon could get rid of Lucy then this place would be ideal. His dream is broken when he realises that the flat already has a secret lodger.
Fat Boy's webcam: Bootilicious
"I don't think you're ready for this jelly" - Leon catches Fat Boy singing along to Destiny's Child's Bootilicious.
Fat Boy's webcam: Macho man
Fat Boy catches Leon checking if his body matches up to D'Angelo's from his "How Does It Feel?" video.
Leon's phone: Here's looking at you
Zsa Zsa's got Leon's eye on her phone... The pair mess about as they film each other.
Sam trained at Italia Conti Academy. Upon graduation he landed his first role in the UK tour of Tonight's The Night.
From there, Sam worked on many more musical productions, such as the 12 Tenors, 20th Century Boy, Our Benny. He progressed into film, dancing on the Bollywood film Jhoom Bara Bar Jahoom and has more recently graced our television screens, playing the role of Ricky in Hollyoaks.
Sam is delighted to be joining the cast of EastEnders and hopes it will be the start of a long journey.
"It is a great privilege to be working with such great actors and on such an established show," he revealed. "It's an amazing opportunity and I'm really enjoying tackling a character like Leon, who has so much going on!"
Sam and Emer compare notes after a scene where Leon is caught outside the flat in his pants.
Sam chats about playing Leon on EastEnders: E20, confidence on screen and pants!
Sam just can't resist getting his kit off and gives us a strip!
Who's stalking Sam? All this stripping off is getting Sam a special on set fan.
Sam's filmed himself at work and play over an average day on E20.
Sam Attwater gives us his final thoughts on how it's been working on the series.
Get a guided tour from Sam Attwater, as he walks around the streets of Walford.
We catch up with Sam Attwater on video during the filming of E20.
Mercy, Fatboy, Leon and Zsa Zsa strike a pose.
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