Leo Boykewich Secret Life of the American Teenager



TV Series


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Portrayed by Steve Schirripa

Leo Boykewich (Steve Schirripa) is the father of Ben Boykewich and the husband of Betty.  Leo is the owner of a meat franchise including the butcher shop where Ricky and Ben work. 


Leo married Ben mother after they both turned eighteen.  After the death of his wife Leo didn't get involved with anyone for a number of years.  Leo was supportive of Amy and Ben relationship even offering to talk Amy parents to convince them to let their children get married.  He was disappointed when Ben went behind his back to marry Amy. 


Leo began dating Betty and married her knowing all about her past work as a hooker.  He began to show regret about his marriage admitting he was still in love with Ben mother. 


Leo became disappointed when Ben decided to marry Adrian believing they were getting married out of revenge or convenience. 


Leo became a mentor to Ricky after offering him work at the butcher shop.  He also offered Ricky his old apartment on top of the butcher. 

Main Cast

Adrian Lee

Alice Valko

Amy Juergens

Anne Juergens

Ashley Juergens

Ben Boykewich



Cindy Lee


George Juergens

Grace Bowmen



Henry Miller

Jack Pappas

Jason Treacy

Jeff Zegay


Joe Hampton

John Juergens

Kathleen Bowman

Ken Fields

Lauren Treacy

Leo Boykewich

Madison Cooperstein

Marcelino Molina

Margaret Shakur

Marshall Bowman

Nora Underwood

Ricky Underwood

Robie Juergens

Ruben Enriquez


Tom Bowman