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May 29th 2015:Iconic Emmy Winner Robert Hooks Luminary Actor, Producer In Film, Television and the Stage

Iconic Emmy Winner Robert Hooks is a diverse actor and producer known for Television, Motion Picture and the Stage. He was the 1st African American lead on a television drama, the original N.Y.P.D. and has appeared in over 100 roles. He has starred in the motion picture, "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock", where he played Fleet Admiral Harry Morrow. He gave an unprecedented performance in the acclaimed "Hurry Sundown" directed by Otto Preminger, and was powerful as Mr. T. in the Blaxploitation film "Trouble Man". Robert co- starred alongside Wesley Snipes, Elisabeth Hurley and Tom Sizemore

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Robert Hooks (born Bobby Dean Hooks, April 18, 1937) is an American actor of films, television and stage.[With a career as a producer and political activist to his credit, he is most recognizable to the public for his over 100 roles in films and television.Hooks has been regarded, variously, as a gifted artist who broke the color barriers in stage, film and television before the term "colorblind casting" even existed, and a leading man when there were no African American matinee idols. He originated roles on the New York stage in such classics as Dutchman, A Taste of Honey and Where's Daddy? for which he won the Theatre World Award. He was the first African American lead on a television dr
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