Hill Harper

Born May 17, 1966

Frank Harper, known professionally as Hill Harper, is an American film, television and stage actor, and author. An alumnus of Harvard Law School, he is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Sheldon Hawkes in the CBS drama CSI: NY.

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1966 Birth Born on May 17, 1966.


1984 18 Years Old Harper graduated from Bella Vista High School in 1984.


1988 22 Years Old He then graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1988.
1992 26 Years Old In 1992 Harper graduated with a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. … Read More
1993 27 Years Old Harper's first roles in television began in 1993, doing recurring work on the Fox series Married... with Children while also making his film debut in the short Confessions of a Dog. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old Harper is the author of several books: Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny, was published in 2006, Letters to a Young Sister: DeFINE Your Destiny, was published in 2008; The Conversation: How (Black) Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationships, was published in 2010. … Read More
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In January 2008, Hill Harper participated in "Yes We Can", a music video supporting (Successful) Presidential Candidate Barack Obama. … Read More
2013 47 Years Old In February 2013 it was announced that CSI: NY would be ending and Harper would be joining the cast of Covert Affairs as a series regular.
2014 48 Years Old On January 9, 2014 his book Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Non-Fiction. … Read More
2015 49 Years Old From April 21, 2015 to May 10, 2015, Hill Harper starred as “Hard Rock“ in the Off-Broadway play "ToasT". … Read More


2016 50 Years Old On February 22, 2016 the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law announced that Hill Harper would be their National Spokesman.
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