Avery Brooks

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Avery Franklin Brooks is an American actor, director, singer, and educator. He is best known for his television roles as 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. He is a tenured professor in the theater... read more

Avery Franklin Brooks is an American actor, director, singer, and educator. He is best known for his television roles as 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. He is a tenured professor in the theater department at Rutgers University where he has taught since 1976.

Birth Name

Avery Franklin Brooks

Born

Saturday, 02 October 1948

Actor Filmography

What We Left Behind: Star Trek DS9 Himself 2018
The Captains Close Up Himself 2013
The Captains Himself 2011
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots Narrator 2010
Drain the Ocean Narrator (voice) 2009
God v. Satan: The Final Battle Himself - Narrator (voice) 2008
The better hour Narrator 2008
How William Shatner Changed The World Capt. Benjamin Sisko (archive footage) 2005
Bible Mysteries Narrator 2003
Def Poetry Himself 2002
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Actor Filmography

What We Left Behind: Star Trek DS9 Himself 2018
The Captains Close Up Himself 2013
The Captains Himself 2011
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots Narrator 2010
Drain the Ocean Narrator (voice) 2009
God v. Satan: The Final Battle Himself - Narrator (voice) 2008
The better hour Narrator 2008
How William Shatner Changed The World Capt. Benjamin Sisko (archive footage) 2005
Bible Mysteries Narrator 2003
Def Poetry Himself 2002
Echoes from the White House 2001
15 Minutes Detective Leon Jackson 2001
Jazz (voice) 2001
Big Al Uncovered Narrator (USA version) 2000
Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special Narrator (US version) 2000
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks Solomon Northrup (archive footage) 2000
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments Capt. Benjamin Sisko (archive footage) 1999
Walking with Dinosaurs Narrator 1999
American History X Dr. Bob Sweeney 1998
The Greatest Places Narrator 1998
The Big Hit Paris 1998
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996
Spenser: A Savage Place Hawk 1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child King Maximus 1995
The Science of Star Trek Himself 1995
Spenser: The Judas Goat Hawk 1994
Gargoyles Nokkar 1994
Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes Hawk 1994
Spenser: Ceremony Hawk 1993
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Benjamin Sisko, Captain Benjamin Sisko, Commander Sisko, Captain Sisko, Commander Benjamin Sisko, Capt. Benjamin Sisko, Captain Benjamin Sisko / Hippocrates Noah 1993
Trackdown Himself - Presenter 1991
A Man Called Hawk Hawk 1989
Roots: The Gift Cletus Moyer 1988
Spenser: For Hire Hawk 1985
Frontline (voice) 1983
American Playhouse Solomon Northup 1981
Nova Self - Narrator 1974

Director Filmography

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