Kevin Hooks

Birthday:

09/19/1958

Place of birth:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA:

Biography:

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Kevin Hooks (born September 19, 1958) is an American actor, and a television and film director; he is notable from his roles in Aaron Loves Angela & Sounder, but may be best-known as Morris Thorpe from TV's The White Shadow. In 1986, he starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom He's the Mayor. He directed Wesley Snipes in Passenger 57 and also Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin in Fled. Hooks worked as a director and producer on the series Prison Break. He also directed two episodes from the first season of Lost, "White Rabbit" and "Homecoming". In 2003, Hooks revisited Sounder. He directed ABC's Wonderful World of Disney's TV remake of the film, with Paul Winfield, his co-star from the original, playing a different role. Hooks was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Yvonne, a state employee, and Robert Hooks, a director and actor who starred in many films in the 1970s. Kevin's nickname amongst his friends is "King Royal".



Credits

Innerspace (1987)
Duane
Can You Hear The Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze (1979)
Nat Blake
Take Down (1979)
Jasper MacGrudder
A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich (1978)
Tiger
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (1977)
Hoover Sissle
Aaron Loves Angela (1975)
Aaron
Sounder (1972)
David Lee Morgan
J.T. (1969)
J.T. Gamble
Intercept (2011)
Director
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Director
Sounder (2003)
Director
The Color of Friendship (2000)
Director
The Color of Friendship (2000)
Producer
Mutiny (1999)
Director
Black Dog (1998)
Director
Glory & Honor (1998)
Director
Fled (1996)
Director
Irresistible Force (1993)
Director
Passenger 57 (1992)
Director
Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (1992)
Director
Strictly Business (1991)
Director
Heat Wave (1990)
Director
Roots: The Gift (1988)
Director