Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/29/2015 -- Iconic Emmy Winner Actor Producer Robert Hooks Shares Powerful Wisdom And Inspiration From His Keen Insight And Experience With Over 100 Roles Of Performing In Film, Television and The Stage. Listen In And Join Host Sharon Rose Washington As She Interviews Luminary Guest Robert Hooks On The Empowerment Channel's Show, "Why We Are Here" Friday May 29th At 3:00PM PST
Join us on Voice America, The Empowerment Channel's show "Why We Are Here" Hosted by Sharon Rose Washington as she interviews luminary guest, Emmy winning Actor and Producer Robert Hooks. Listen in as we celebrate the long standing career of a remarkable trailblazer who knows and exercises the true meaning of giving back. Iconic luminary Robert Hooks is a diverse actor and producer known for Television, Motion Picture and the Stage. He was the first African American lead on a television drama, the original N.Y.P.D. and has appeared in over 100 roles. He has starred in the motion picture, "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock", where he played Fleet Admiral Harry Morrow. He gave an unprecedented performance in the acclaimed "Hurry Sundown" directed by Otto Preminger, and was powerful as "Mr. T. in the Blaxploitation film "Trouble Man". Robert co- starred alongside Wesley Snipes, Elisabeth Hurley and Tom Sizemore in "Passenger 57" directed by his son, Kevin Hooks. He has received both the Pioneer Award and the NAACP Image Award for Lifetime Achievement, and has been inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame. He also won an Emmy for his PBS special Voices of Our People. The success of his work resonates throughout the Entertainment Industry and many that have "made it" are standing on his shoulders.
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