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Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks
Personal information
Birth nameAvery Franklin Brooks
Birth dateOctober 2, 1948(age 68)
Place of birthEvansville, Indiana, U.S.
SpouseVicki Bowen
(1976 present)

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Avery Franklin Brooks (born October 2, 1948) is an American actor, jazz musician, opera singer and college professor. Brooks is perhaps best known for his television roles as Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and as Hawk on Spenser: For Hire and its spinoff A Man Called Hawk, and in the Academy Award-nominated film American History X.


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