Leonard Leakey[1] Hofstadter is a fictional character and a main character in the sitcom, The Big Bang Theory. As an experimental physicist, Leonard shares an apartment with Sheldon, and lives next to Penny, who he has a love interest in. Together with Sheldon, Wolowitz, and Raj, Leonard often visits the comic book store, and attend comic conferences.


  1. "The Middle Earth Paradigm". The Big Bang Theory. Season 1. Episode 6. October 29, 2007.
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