Kevin Hooks is an actor, and a televison and film director; he is notable from his roles in Sounder and The White Shadow. Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Sounder is a book by William H. Armstrong, which won the Newbery medal in 1970, and in 1972 was made into a film. ...
His father, Robert Hooks, is also an actor who starred in many films from the 1970's.
Kevin Hooks (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393661/maindetails) from IMDB The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), owned by Amazon. ...
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The son of African American actor Robert Hooks, KevinHooks was 14 years old when he received a "Best Newcomer" Golden Globe nomination for his performance in Sounder (1972).
On TV, Hooks was seen as high-schooler Morris Thorpe in The White Shadow (1978-81), and 25-year-old urban mayor Carl Burke in He's the Mayor (1986).
In recent years busier as a director, KevinHooks has helmed such made-for-TV movies as Heat Wave (1990), Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (1992), and such theatrical-feature fare as Passenger 57 (1994).
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