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Kevin Hooks Biography

  • Profession: Director, Actor, Executive Producer
  • Born: Sep 19, 1958
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

The son of African American actor Robert Hooks, Kevin Hooks was 14 years old when he received a "Best Newcomer" Golden Globe nomination for his performance in [[Feature~V45749~Sounder~sounder]] (1972). Three years later, he played the title role in [[Feature~V563~Aaron Loves Angela~aaronlovesangela]] (1974), which featured his dad. On TV, Hooks was seen as high-schooler Morris Thorpe in [[Feature~V116804~The White Shadow~thewhiteshadow]] (1978-81), and 25-year-old urban mayor Carl Burke in He's the Mayor (1986). In recent years busier as a director, Kevin Hooks has helmed such made-for-TV movies as [[Feature~V21942~Heat Wave~heatwave]] (1990), [[Feature~V127617~Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story~murderwithoutmotive:theedmundperrystory]] (1992), and such theatrical-feature fare as [[Feature~V37354~Passenger 57~passenger57]] (1994). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi