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Avery Franklin Brooks was born on October 2, 1948 in Evansville, Indiana to 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 ... See full bio »
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Capt. Benjamin Sisko / Cmdr. Benjamin Sisko / Benny Russell / Hippocrates Noah / Joran Dax
(1993-1999)
American History X
American History X Dr. Bob Sweeney
(1998)
Spenser: For Hire
(1985-1988)
15 Minutes
15 Minutes Detective Leon Jackson
(2001)

Filmography

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 2006 Star Trek: Legacy (Video Game)
Capt. Benjamin Sisko (voice)
 2003 Bible Mysteries (TV Series)
Narrator
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
King Maximus
- The Golden Goose (1997) ... King Maximus (voice)
 1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Nokkar
- Sentinel (1996) ... Nokkar (voice)
 1995 Spenser: A Savage Place (TV Movie)
Hawk
 1994 Spenser: The Judas Goat (TV Movie)
Hawk
 1993 Spenser: Ceremony (TV Movie)
Hawk
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Hawk
- Life After Death (1989) ... Hawk
- If Memory Serves (1989) ... Hawk
- Intensive Care (1989) ... Hawk
- Never My Love (1989) ... Hawk
 1988 Roots: The Gift (TV Movie)
Cletus Moyer
 1985-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Hawk
- Haunting (1988) ... Hawk
- McAllister (1988) ... Hawk
- Hawk's Eyes (1988) ... Hawk
- Watercolors (1988) ... Hawk
- Company Man (1988) ... Hawk
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie)
Uncle Tom
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie)
Dude on Bus
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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's the year 2000. But where are the flying cars? I was promised flying cars! I don't see any flying cars! Why? Why? Why? See more »

Trivia:

Benjamin Sisko, Brooks's character on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), was ranked #50 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [June 20, 2004 issue]. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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