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Hill Harper

Full / Real Name: Frank Hill Harper
Born: 17 May 1966 (56 years old)
Gender: Male

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Hill Harper is an American actor best known for his leading roles in television as Dr. Wesley Williams in City of Angels (2000) and as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes in CSI: NY, from 2004-2013.

Harper starred in The Handler, on CBS, for which he received a 2004 Golden Satellite Award nomination as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

His role in the CBS series City of Angels brought him an NAACP Image Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor. His additional television credits include The Court, Live Shot, Lackawanna Blues and the CBS mini-series Mama Flora's Family.

He has made guest appearances in The Sopranos, Soul Food, The Twilight Zone, ER, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Married...with Children, NYPD Blue and Cosby.

His feature film credits include Love, Sex and Eating the Bones, America Brown, The Badge, Loving Jezebel, The Nephew, The Skulls, In Too Deep, Beloved, Hav Plenty, He Got Game, Get on the Bus, Zooman, Full Court Press and One Red Rose, which he also co-wrote.

His role in the film The Visit earned him a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award. Other projects include the independent films Premium and The Breed.

Harper's theatre credits include Dogeaters and Off Broadway productions of Blue, Your Handsome Captain, Freeman and David Mamet's American Buffalo.

He is a full-time member of the Black Folk's Theater Company of Boston, one of America's oldest and most respected African American traveling theatre troupes.

Harper released his own book, Letters to a Young Brother. The book provides inspirational lessons and guidance for today's youth.

Harper graduated magna cum laude and valedictorian from Brown University and has two graduate degrees from Harvard University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a master's in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government.

Originally from Iowa City, Iowa, he lives in Los Angeles.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Calder Michaels

Calder Michaels

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Dr. Sheldon Hawkes

Mr. Jackson

Rob Hemmis

Spellman Boyle

Aiden Humphrey

Aaron

Bo-Bo Thomas

Kevin Chadway

Edwin Mayuya

Presenter - Himself

Himself

Stokley Davenport M.D.

John Woodrell




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