Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks

American actor, director, musician, singer, and professor
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Avery Brooks

Avery Franklin Brooks (born October 2, 1948) is an American actor, director, singer, and educator. He is best known for his television roles as Captain Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as Hawk on Spenser: For Hire and its spinoff A Man Called Hawk, and as Dr. Bob Sweeney in the Academy Award-nominated film American History X.

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Full name at birth
Avery Franklin Brooks
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Spenser: For Hire, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
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Date of birth
2 October 1948
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Evansville, Indiana, USA
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Age
73
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Actor
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6' 1" (185 cm)
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Princeton, New Jersey
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  • Rutgers University
  • Oberlin College
  • Indiana University
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Partner: Vicki Lenora Brooks (Married) 3 children
1976-
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It`s the year 2000. But where are the flying cars? I was promised flying cars! I don`t see any flying cars! Why? Why? Why?
  • In 1993 he was inducted into the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
  • Raised from the age of 8, in Gary, Ind.
  • He is a tenured professor of Theatre at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
  • Associate Professor of Theater Arts Rutgers University, New Jersey [1976-present]
  • Children: Ayana, Asante, Cabral

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