Hill Harper
Hill Harper
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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How it Really Happened with Hill Harper
CNN - about 1 month
The new HLN Original Series How It Really Happened with Hill Harper premieres Friday Jan 27th at 8pm, and then continues at it's regular time, Fridays at 9pm et/pt.
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How Jada Pinkett Smith Is Helping Kids Pursue Careers In Entertainment
Huffington Post - 5 months
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First Look: CBS Unveils “Rush Hour,” “Supergirl,” “Limitless” “Angel from Hell”
Headline Planet - almost 2 years
In Wednesday’s 2015-16 schedule announcement, CBS confirmed that the majority of its new series will premiere this fall. New comedy “Life in Pieces” (Monday at 8:30PM, then Thursday at 8:30PM after Thursday Night Football ends) and dramas “Limitless” (Tuesday at 10PM) and “Code Black” (Wednesday at 10PM) will arrive as soon as the season commences. Drama “Supergirl” (Monday at 8PM) and comedy “Angel from Hell” (Thursday at 9:30PM) will then start in November. Only the high-profile “Rush Hour” adaptation and “Criminal Minds” spin-off “Beyond Borders” will wait until midseason to make their premieres. In conjunction with its scheduling announcement, CBS issued first look gallery and episodic photos for “Supergirl,” “Limitless,” “Rush Hour,” “Code Black,” “Angel from Hell” and “Life in Pieces.” Those, along with synopses, follow: CODE BLACK, based on the award-winning documentary by Ryan McGarry, is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the bus ...
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Today on the Hill: Harper, Lebel to lift veil on Building Canada Fund - Calgary Herald
Google News - about 3 years
Montreal Gazette Today on the Hill: Harper, Lebel to lift veil on Building Canada Fund Calgary Herald OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be away from Parliament Hill today, taking his government's budget sales pitch on the road with an infrastructure announcement just north of Toronto. Harper and Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel will be in ... Income-splitting mired in confusionRegina Leader-Post Door opens to fundamental tax reformWinnipeg Free Press Flaherty's income-splitting doubts open rift in Conservative PartyThe Globe and Mail Hamilton Spectator -Ottawa Citizen all 823 news articles »
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Taking on Hong Kong
Huffington Post - over 3 years
We've been looking forward to it all year. Episodes 15 and 16 of the wild Season 4 of Covert Affairs are being shot in -- Hong Kong. There'll be suspense, intrigue, love, betrayal, fights, foot chases, car chases, boat chases. There'll be blood, sweat and tears (and that's just the shoot). DAY 1. It's 6 a.m. in Hong Kong (or maybe it's 6 p.m. -- my body can't tell). The sun is pushing through the heavy mist (or smog). Cameras are being built. Cast and Crew are gathering in the street outside the infamous, breathtakingly distressed I-Pheng Apartments. We eschew the table of Mickey D's for the table of noodles, tea eggs and milk-tea (high-octane and tasty as hell) and then we pray on a beautiful altar with incense and fruit and flowers that has been set in a stunning alleyway. We pray for safety. We pray for peace. We pray for fun. And on this day, we pray that the crew of Transformers 4 hasn't taken over our rooftop. And so, our journey begins. For two weeks we make our way throu ...
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Actor Hill Harper On His Life-Changing 'Letters' From An Inmate
NPR - over 3 years
You've seen him on television in hit shows like CSI: NY and Covert Affairs, but Hill Harper's most important role may be off-screen. He sat down with NPR's Michel Martin to discuss his longtime friendship with an inmate, documented in his new book, Letters to an Incarcerated Brother. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us
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WATCH: Annie Is On The Run With Another Man
Huffington Post - over 3 years
After the heartbreaking conclusion of last week's "Covert Affairs," which saw Annie (Piper Perabo) and Auggie (Christopher Gorham) end their relationship, things will go from bad to worse for our heroes. This Tuesday's episode, titled "I've Been Waiting For You," sees Calder Michaels (Hill Harper) go on the offensive, while Annie and Teo (Manolo Cardona) take a huge risk in their quest to defeat Henry (Gregory Itzin). In the above clip, Annie and Teo discuss their complicated relationships with Auggie and Arthur (Peter Gallagher) while hiding out in a motel room. Check out the episode description below, and tune in Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. ET on USA. Annie convinces Teo to turn on one of his own in the hopes of bringing Henry down. After Joan (Kari Matchett) makes a stunning decision, Calder begins to show his true colors. Auggie lands in hot water. What do you think of Annie and Auggie's breakup? Are you rooting for them to get back together?
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WATCH: Annie Doesn't Appreciate Thieves
Huffington Post - over 3 years
In the August 27 episode of "Covert Affairs," "Crackity Jones," Annie (Piper Perabo) is on the hunt for whoever stole five missile launchers from under her nose, and as you'll see in our exclusive preview above, she's prepared to play hardball to get what she wants. But while Annie's latest mission takes her far from home, Auggie (Christopher Gorham) will be dealing with trouble right at their door. Check out the episode description below, and tune in tonight to watch the drama unfold. "Crackity Jones": Annie meets her match in a seasoned operative who teams up with her to halt the illegal sale of deadly weapons. Auggie is forced to tackle his own past demons. Calder (Hill Harper) grows even more suspicious of Annie. "Covert Affairs" airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on USA.
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WATCH: Annie And Auggie Face Off With Hill Harper
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Covert Affairs" Season 4 premieres on Tuesday, July 16 (9 p.m. ET on USA), and the first episode takes Annie (Piper Perabo) and Auggie (Christopher Gorham) to Colombia to investigate some troubling information that the duplicitous Henry Wilcox (Gregory Itzin) gave Annie. Since our dynamic duo may be chasing a lead that could mean bad things for boss Arthur Campbell (Peter Gallagher), their mission is unsanctioned. So, when the couple comes face to face with Latin America station chief Calder Michaels (Hill Harper) in The Huffington Post's exclusive clip above, they're not entirely honest about their itinerary. Check out the clip above to watch Annie and Auggie face off with Calder for the first time, then hit the comments to tell us what you're most looking forward to in Season 4 of "Covert Affairs." "Covert Affairs" returns Tuesday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET on USA.
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'Covert Affairs' Sneak Peek: 'It's Too Late For Heart-To-Hearts'
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Covert Affairs" fans, there's a new Season 4 trailer for you to feast your eyes on! The promo above provides a little recap of Season 3 -- and a little Annie/Auggie action -- as well as a first look at the new action-packed season. The secrets are bigger and more deadly than ever. Can Auggie (Christopher Gorham) and Annie (Piper Perabo) survive? "It's too late for heart-to-hearts," she says and drops a phone. Also, with Hill Harper joining Season 4 of "Covert Affairs" as Calder Michaels, you can get a sneak peek at his character in action in the new trailer above. Season 4 of "Covert Affairs" kicks off Tuesday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET on USA.
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'Happy Endings' Has Found Alex And Jane's Sister
Huffington Post - about 4 years
A-mah-zing news, "Happy Endings" fans -- the show has finally cast Alex and Jane's long-rumored (but elusive) older sister, and it sounds like she'll be Serb-ing her siblings a whole new lesson in the Kerkovich Way. According to TVLine, "SVU" alum Stephanie March will play Brooke, and her arrival in a spring episode will "shift the Kerkovich family dynamics in a major way, mostly because Brooke can out-Jane Jane." The only part that sooks is that "Happy Endings" has been displaced from the ABC schedule until March 29, when it will make its controversial Friday debut. In other casting news ... "CSI: NY" star defects to "Covert Affairs." Hill Harper will join the USA spy series as a regular in Season 4. His character is described as "ambitious, intelligent and slightly cocky," and he'll be looking to make the transition from the CIA's Latin America station back to Washington -- and turning to Annie and Auggie to help him accomplish that goal. But can he be truste ...
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Myrdith Leon Mccormack: Elise Neal, 1982 Actress, Shines on the Big Screen
Huffington Post - about 4 years
I'm a firm believer that knowledge is the key to successfully conquering life endeavor. I don't mean knowledge as far as just being familiar with the materials, laws and rules that govern our lives but mastering them to use the knowledge to work in your favor. As persons of color, of African descent, we were banned from getting a proper education. Of learning to read or even attending school. Our legal disenfranchisement has had an impact on individuals, communities -- and ultimately -- society at large. African Americans have fought and died to gain the right to education. Our ancestors struggled to have access to the same resources their constituents had the right, the luxury, to enjoy. Today, the struggle continues. Laws barring our enrollment in school no longer exist, but the lack of access to proper financial resources continues to be a challenge. This is the story I keep in the forefront of my life, my children's lives and every young person I mentor. It i ...
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Myrdith Leon Mccormack: Hill Harper: Big Brother, Big Dreams
Huffington Post - about 4 years
For the first part of my life, I lived in Haiti. I remember some of that time, but it comes to me in spurts. What I remember most is the life we started here in America. Attending school, making friends and adjusting to a new culture were part of my growing process here. It came with so many liberties which were not prevalent in my native land; the freedom, the abundance of resources available to us -- food, education, material possessions. The opportunities were extraordinary. Yes, we faced hardship growing up in the '70s and '80s, with racial stereotyping, crime, drugs taking over certain neighborhoods. But, I still recall having a positive experiences and people in my life to guide me, either by choice, need or force, preventing me from going down the wrong path. Thank goodness for my mother's relentless passion, love, dedication and sense of responsibility. My sister, brother and I grew up to be dependable, socially conscious adults. Today, having my own children, I see ...
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Myrdith Leon Mccormack: Quinton Aaron: A Bear With Heart
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Barack Hussein Obama. Mr. President, leader of the free world, husband, father, role model, first black president of the United States... However you want to label him, he has made an indelible mark in history. You don't have to like him, his ideals, morals or standards, but his current title has earned him a measure of respect that anyone in his position, past and future, is due. He is president. For me -- a mother, a woman of color -- and others like me, he is a symbol of hope. We can tell our children, especially our black boys and young black men, that they can be anything they want to be, if they put their mind to it and work hard. Do I want my sons to run for political office? Absolutely not. Do I want them to be strong, spiritual, responsible, law-abiding citizens, who are respected and make positive contributions in their communities? You better believe it. President Obama motivated a whole generation of young people to do things that they never imagined doing be ...
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Salish Cliffs states its case
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
SHELTON, Wash. — Course architect Gene Bates looked over the terrain of what would become Salish Cliffs Golf Club on the tree-covered hillsides southwest of Seattle and saw three possibilities.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hill Harper
  • 2016
    Age 49
    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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  • 2015
    Age 48
    From April 21, 2015 to May 10, 2015, Hill Harper starred as “Hard Rock“ in the Off-Broadway play "ToasT".
    More Details Hide Details The play (produced by Lemon Andersen and co-starred Keith David) was set in the Attica Prison around the time of its 1971 prison riot and told of the lives of its prisoners using poetic prose.
  • 2014
    Age 47
    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.
    More Details Hide Details People magazine named Hill Harper as one of the “Sexiest Men Alive” for 2004, and again for 2014. While writing his book The Wealth Cure: Putting Money In Its Place, Hill was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. After treatment, he was given a clean bill of health.
  • 2013
    Age 46
    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.
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  • 2008
    Age 41
    In the fall of 2008, Harper was initiated as a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity with his line brothers Dr. Naim Akbar of Florida State University and former NFL player Leo LeMarcus Newman.
    More Details Hide Details Harper won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for three consecutive years (2008–2010) for his portrayal of Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on CSI: NY. Previously he had been nominated for the award for three consecutive years (2005–2007), for the same character. In 2000, he had also been nominated for the award, for his role in the medical drama City of Angels.
    In January 2008, Hill Harper participated in "Yes We Can", a music video supporting (Successful) Presidential Candidate Barack Obama.
    More Details Hide Details The "Yes We Can" music video was produced by will.i.am. Harper is a member of the Obama for America National Finance Committee. As of October 2009, Hill has made several contributions to political candidates, exclusively to Democrats. Harper endorsed the 10,000 Bookbags back to school backpack campaign to help local disadvantaged children with Urban Change Ministries founder Pastor Jay Cameron of the Life Center and R&B singer Ginuwine. Harper stated that he is a fiscal conservative when he appeared on the political talk show Hannity on September 10, 2009.
  • 2006
    Age 39
    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.
    More Details Hide Details His books, The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place and The Wiley Boys were both published in 2011. And his book, Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones was published in 2013.
  • 1993
    Age 26
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He had his first substantial role in a feature film with Spike Lee's Get on the Bus (1996), which cast him as a UCLA film student riding a bus to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. He went on to further demonstrate his versatility in such films as Christopher Scott Cherot's Hav Plenty (1997) and Lee's He Got Game (1998), the former of which featured him as an egotistical pop-soul singer. His profile subsequently rose on both the mainstream and independent film circuits, thanks to roles in films ranging from Beloved (1998) to the independent romantic comedy Loving Jezebel (1999) to The Skulls (2000). Harper did some of his most acclaimed work in Jordan Walker-Pearlman's The Visit (2000), an independent drama in which he starred as a prisoner dying of AIDS who tries to put his life back together.
  • 1992
    Age 25
    In 1992 Harper graduated with a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
    More Details Hide Details In addition, he also received his Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. During his years at Harvard, he was a full-time member of Boston's Black Folks Theater Company, one of the oldest and most acclaimed black theater troupes in the country. While a student at Harvard, Harper befriended Barack Obama. Harper and Obama met on the basketball court and became good friends during their first year as law students. Although Harper earned three Ivy League degrees, he decided to pursue acting and moved to Los Angeles. He has received several honorary degrees, including honorary doctorates from both Westfield State College and Howard University. Born Francis Eugene Harper, he adopted the name "Hill" as a tribute to both his maternal and paternal ancestors.
  • 1988
    Age 21
    He then graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1988.
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  • 1984
    Age 17
    Harper graduated from Bella Vista High School in 1984.
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  • 1966
    Born on May 17, 1966.
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