Landon G. Woodson is from Passaic, New Jersey. He attended Rutgers University–New Brunswick, where he graduated with a B.A. in religion, then went on to the Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he earned his M.F.A. in acting. Previous credits include Machinal, Topdog/Underdog, and A Raisin in the Sun with Rutgers Theater Company; Repairing a Nation at Crossroads Theatre; Clybourne Park at Chautauqua Theater Company; Bike America at Ma-Yi Theater Company; The Mountaintop at Kitchen Theatre Company; and To Kill a Mockingbird at Syracuse Stage.