French Deutch Espanol

Avery Brooks : Biography, Pictures, Photos, Trivia, Address, Filmography (Spenser for Hire)

Your personnal space on Series-80> Your personnal space


Login | Register | Password ?

> Find a TV Show or an Actor


Series-80 > TV Actors > Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks - Biography

Photos Avery Brooks Nom de naissance : Avery Franklin Brooks
Date de naissance : 1948/10/02 (66 years old)
Birth place : Evansville Indiana
Taille : 1.85 m

French Traduire

Biography for Avery Brooks

He was born into a musically talented family. His maternal grandfather, Samuel Travis Crawford, was a tenor who graduated from Tougaloo College in Mississippi in 1901. Crawford toured the country singing with the Delta Rhythm Boys in the 1930s. Brooks also is musically inclined having played jazz piano, and has performed as the great baritone/actor/scholar Paul Robeson in the play entitled "Paul Robeson". He sang the lead in the A. Anthony Davis opera "X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X", and performed as "Theseus" and "Oberon" in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Washington's Arena Stage. Long affiliated with Rutgers University, he was the institution's first Black MFA graduate. Additionally, he served as the National Black Arts Festival's (NBAF) Artistic Director throughout the 1990s in Atlanta, Georgia. An actor, activist, musician, director, and educator of epic proportions, Brooks was quoted in an interview about his work with NBAF and his performances: "If I were a carpenter, I'd find a way to empower using that skill. I'm using as much as God has given--my mind, my voice, my heart, my art forms. This is the highest form of expression on the planet from God, to me, to you".

Authors of the card

. Creation date : 2003/07/01 by abdest

Starman Starman

In this series, the alien returns to find and assist the child he fathered fourteen years before on his visit to Earth. When he arrives, he takes on the identity of Paul ...

Mark Linn Baker Mark Linn Baker

Mark Linn-Baker (born June 17, 1954 in Saint Louis, Missouri) is an American actor and director famous for his role as Larry Appleton on the television sitcom Perfect Str...