D.A. Hänks

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Born October 14, 1968 in New Haven, Connecticut as Douglas Andrew Hanks. He added the umlaut at the age of 14, to reflect his maternal German heritage that has been officially recorded as far back as 1235 AD through no less than two coats of arms. Moved to Charlotte, North Carolina (official hometown) in 1984, and graduated from North Mecklenburg ... See full bio »


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Atlanta Homicide Detective Tom Berncliff
Steven P. Richards: This Is War Father / Soldier Killed in Action
April Fool's Day Inebriated Pool Party Guest
Blood Done Sign My Name Auxiliary Police Officer 'Shades'


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 2010 Blood Done Sign My Name
Auxiliary Police Officer 'Shades'
 2008-2009 Atlanta Homicide (TV Series)
Detective Tom Berncliff
- Lighter Than Heir (2009) ... Detective Tom Berncliff
- The Passover (2008) ... Detective Tom Berncliff
- The Wall (2008) ... Detective Tom Berncliff
- Terminal (2008) ... Detective Tom Berncliff
- Fallen Soldier (2008) ... Detective Tom Berncliff
 2009 In/Significant Others
Jail Guard
 2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Recently Deceased
- Pilot (2009) ... Recently Deceased (uncredited)
 2009 Ashley Furniture Game Show (Video short)
 2008 Jeanne d'Arc Goes to Memphis (Short)
Museum Docent
 2008 Praise Band: The Movie
Motorcycle guy (as Doug Hänks)
 2008 Steven P. Richards: This Is War (Short)
Father / Soldier Killed in Action (as D.A. Hanks)
 2008 April Fool's Day (Video)
Inebriated Pool Party Guest (uncredited)
 2008 Atlanta Homicide Cast 2 (Short)
Detective Tom Berncliff
 2008 Atlanta Homicide Cast 1 (Short)
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  Atlanta Homicide (TV Series) (stunts - 2 episodes, 2008) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode, 2009) (stunt driver - 1 episode, 2009) (stunt performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Lighter Than Heir (2009) ... (stunt coordinator) / (stunt driver) / (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Terminal (2008) ... (stunts - stunt double)
- Fallen Soldier (2008) ... (stunts)
 2008 Steven P. Richards: This Is War (Short) (stunts)
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  Atlanta Homicide (TV Series) (1 episode, 2008) (second director - 1 episode, 2009) (collaborating director - 1 episode, 2008)
- Lighter Than Heir (2009) ... (second director)
- Terminal (2008) ... (exterior scenes)
- Open Eyes (2008) ... (collaborating director)
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 2009 Atlanta Homicide (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lighter Than Heir (2009) ... (writer)
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 2011 The Story of Respect (executive producer)
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 2012 Doomsday Preppers (TV Series) (Used my info on the crawler without permission - 1 episode)
- Disaster Doesn't Wait (2012) ... (Used my info on the crawler without permission: consultant)
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 2016 Mecklenburg Soil and Water Election Debate 2016 (TV Special)
Doug Hanks
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special)
Platform Witness (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio studio guest, "The John Hancock Show" as himself. Recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina See more »

Alternate Names:

D.A. Hanks | Doug Hänks


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Laura Davis  (divorced)

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Personal Quote:

Free thought is a cancer to tyranny! See more »


Is a legally ordained minister. His first act of ministry, was officiating the marriage of his sister and brother-in-law. Ironically, their wedding day occurred on his own birthday; October 14th. See more »


Wears sneakers, jeans and black Harley Davidson sleeveless tee shirts 365 days a year, regardless of temperatures. See more »


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