Kevin Hooks

Kevin Hooks Trailers

Innerspace TrailerCan You Hear The Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze TrailerTake Down Trailer

​   Kevin Hooks (born September 19, 1958) is an American actor, and a television and film director; he is notable from his roles in Aaron Loves Angela & Sounder, but may be best-known as Morris Thorpe from TV's The White Shadow. In 1986, he starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom He's the Mayor. He directed Wesley Snipes in Passenger 57 and also Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin in Fled. Hooks worked as a director and producer on the series Prison Break. He also directed two episodes from the first season of Lost, "White Rabbit" and "Homecoming". In 2003, Hooks revisited Sounder. He directed ABC's Wonderful World of Disney's TV remake of the film, with Paul Winfield, his co-star from the original, playing a different role. Hooks was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Yvonne, a state employee, and Robert Hooks, a director and actor who starred in many films in the 1970s. Kevin's nickname amongst his friends is "King Royal".

Most Popular Kevin Hooks Trailers

Total trailers found: 21

Fled Trailer (1996)

19 July 1996

During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out.

Innerspace Trailer (1987)

30 June 1987

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship and re-enlarge them before his oxygen runs out.

Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story Trailer (1992)

06 January 1992

Made for TV Movie

Black Dog Trailer (1998)

01 May 1998

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.

Passenger 57 Trailer (1992)

05 November 1992

An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.

Prison Break: The Final Break Trailer (2009)

26 May 2009

The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company, and the finale of the series, Prison Break.

Sounder Trailer (1972)

24 September 1972

The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp.

Strictly Business Trailer (1991)

08 November 1991

Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship.

The Color of Friendship Trailer (2000)

05 February 2000

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities.

Mutiny Trailer (1999)

01 January 1999

Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco.

Intercept Trailer (2011)

30 December 2011

Four college students get roped into solving crimes when one of them creates a high-tech communication device that intercepts conversations throughout the West Coast.

Sounder Trailer (2003)

19 January 2003

This is a coming-of-age story of a boy living in the Depression era of the South. "Boy" (Daniel Lee Robertson III) learns the hard way about the realities of being black, poor and unable to read.

Roots: The Gift Trailer (1988)

11 December 1988

In December 1775, Cletus Moyer is a free black Northerner in colonial America, helping slaves escape captivity.

Irresistible Force Trailer (1993)

07 May 1993

A police sergant is about to retire. Therefore he only wants to let the time pass by without getting in trouble or even becoming hurt.

Glory & Honor Trailer (1998)

01 March 1998

The true story about Robert Peary's forgotten African American employee Mathew Henson who proved crucial in their race to North Pole.

J.T. Trailer (1969)

13 December 1969

J. T. Gamble, a shy, withdrawn Harlem youngster, shows compassion and responsibility when he takes on the care of an old, one-eyed, badly injured alley cat days before Christmas and secretly nurses it back to health.

Can You Hear The Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze Trailer (1979)

09 November 1979

The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of it's benefits, as well as some of it's burdens.

Take Down Trailer (1979)

13 January 1979

An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.

Aaron Loves Angela Trailer (1975)

25 December 1975

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other.

Heat Wave Trailer (1990)

13 August 1990

A rookie black journalist investigates the tensions of the Watts section of Los Angeles in the bloody summer of 1965.

A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich Trailer (1978)

03 February 1978

Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape.