Gilbert R. Hill was born on November 6, 1931 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Gilbert Roland Hill. He was an American politician, police officer and actor, who was the President of the Detroit City Council. As an actor, he was known for Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), and Beverly Hills Cop III (1994). He was married to Delores Hooks. He died on February 29, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.