He is the only actor to appear in all episodes of the series, and has also directed several episodes. That same year, he became the Artistic Director of the National Black Arts Festival, a biannual, ten-day festival celebrating the art and culture of the African Diaspora held in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the Artistic Director during the and festivals. Raised in a musical family, Brooks has a passion for playing jazz piano as well as acting.
His mother worked as a music instructor and choral conductor, and she was among the very first African-American women to receive a Masters degree in music from Northwestern University. By that time, not only was he a tenured professor at the school, but he also had garnered worldwide respect as an actor, director and musician. Prior to heading the cast of Deep Space Nine , Brooks received critical acclaim for his ongoing stage appearances in the one-man musical, Paul Robeson. He reprised his role as Hawk in several Spenser telemovies produced during breaks from DS9.
Movies / TV
Avery Franklin Brooks born October 2, is an American actor, director, singer, and educator. Brooks has said: "I was born in Evansville The Brooks household was filled with music. His mother, who was among the first African-American women to earn a master's degree in music at Northwestern University , taught music wherever the family lived. Brooks attended Indiana University and Oberlin College. Hawk became a popular character, and after three seasons, Brooks in received his own, short-lived spinoff series, A Man Called Hawk. Brooks said of his role as Hawk: "I never thought of myself as the sidekick
Ever since Star Trek: Picard hit the airwaves 20 years ago, in January , people have wondered whether other Star Trek icons will return to the small screen. Stewart has said he hopes to eventually see the entire cast of TNG on the show. This, naturally, raised a question of its own: What about characters from other franchises? While his fate was explored in various non-canon publications, Paramount has never released a canonical explanation for what happens to Sisko after his confrontation with the Pah Wraiths in the Fire Caves of Bajor. The relationship between Mariner and Freeman is, shall we say, slightly more fraught than the relationship between Jake and his father.