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Kevin Hooks

​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".

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Sep 19, 1958 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie J.T. 1969-12-13
Latest Project:
Series Soul Food 2000-06-28
Known For
Poster of Soul Food
Poster of He's the Mayor
Poster of The White Shadow
Poster of The Rookies
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Movie Strictly Business Married Man 1991-11-08
Movie Innerspace Duane 1987-06-30
Series He's the Mayor Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Friendly Fire Polk 1980-11-09
Movie Take Down Jasper MacGrudder 1979-01-13
Movie Can You Hear The Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze Nat Blake 1979-11-09
Movie A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich Tiger 1978-02-03
Series The White Shadow 1978-11-27
Movie The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened Hoover Sissle 1977-10-26
Movie Just an Old Sweet Song Junior 1976-09-25
Movie Aaron Loves Angela Aaron 1975-12-25
Movie Sounder David Lee Morgan 1972-09-24
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Movie J.T. J.T. Gamble 1969-12-13