Hill Harper

Hill Harper

actor, producer, writer

Hill Harper was born on May 17, 1966 in USA. Hill Harper's big-screen debut came with Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings directed by Jeff Burr in 1993, strarring Peter. Hill Harper is known for The Good Doctor directed by Mike Listo, Freddie Highmore stars as Dr. Shaun Murphy and Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews. Hill Harper has got 10 awards and 11 nominations so far. The most recent award Hill Harper achieved is Accolade Competition. The upcoming new movie Hill Harper plays is The Sun Is Also a Star which will be released on May 17, 2019.

Hill Harper, an accomplished film, television and stage actor, stars in the hit CBS drama series, Les experts: Manhattan (2004). He portrays "Dr. Sheldon Hawkes", a reclusive coroner who walked away from a promising surgical career after the traumatic loss of two patients. This February, he will star in the HBO movie, Lackawanna Blues (2005), which is based on the critically-acclaimed stage play by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Recently, "People" magazine selected Harper as one of their "Sexiest Men Alive" (2004).Prior to Les experts: Manhattan (2004), Harper co-starred as an ambitious undercover FBI operative on the CBS series, FBI: Opérations secrètes (2003), alongside Emmy Award nominee Joe Pantoliano. The role earned him a 2004 Golden Satellite Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He has also been recognized by the NAACP Image Awards with a nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the CBS series, City of Angels (2000).Harper received critical acclaim for his performance in the independent film, The Visit (2000), directed by Jordan Walker-Pearlman, which tells the story of two brothers who are forced to come together when the younger sibling (played by Harper), who is HIV-positive, is sentenced to death row for a crime he seemingly did not commit. His performance, which Daily Variety called "riveting", earned him a Best Actor nomination by the Independent Spirit Awards. He re-teams with Walker-Pearlman in the upcoming independent feature, Constellation (2005), which chronicles the lives and loves of a family in the Deep South.His recent film roles include the lead in the independent film, Love, Sex and Eating the Bones (2003), which was accepted into the Toronto International, Palm Springs, and Pan African film festivals. This intriguing film won "Best Canadian First Feature Film" in the 2003 Toronto International Film Festival and both "Best Feature" and "Audience Favorite" in the 2004 Pan African Film Festival. He has also completed work on the independent film, America Brown (2004), which was accepted into the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival. Harper's other screen credits include: Loving Jezebel (1999)_, Le neveu (1998) (with Pierce Brosnan), The Skulls, société secrète (2000) (with Joshua Jackson), Gangsta cop (1999) (with Omar Epps, LL Cool J and Nia Long), Beloved (1998), Hav Plenty (1997), He Got Game (1998) (with Denzel Washington), and Get on the Bus (1996). Other films include Zooman (1995) (with Louis Gossett Jr., Charles S. Dutton and CCH Pounder), "Full Court Press" (with Ellen Burstyn and Taye Diggs) and One Red Rose (1995), which he also co-wrote, for Showtime.As a television actor, Harper has had numerous guest-starring roles. He recently appeared on recurring episodes of Showtime's Soul Food (2000) and guest-starred on HBO's Les Soprano (1999). He also starred in the CBS mini-series, Flora et les siens (1998) and the UPN Network comedy/drama, Live Shot (1995). Other guest appearances include: Urgences (1994), New York Police Blues (1993), Murder One (1995), Le prince de Bel-Air (1990) and Mariés, deux enfants (1987).Harper's stage credits include appearances in off-Broadway productions of "Your Handsome Captain", "Freeman", and David Mamet's "American Buffalo". He completed a starring run of Jessica Hagedorn's "Dogeaters" at New York's Joseph Papp Public Theatre.Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated with a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School, as well as with a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government. He is a full-time member of Boston's Black Folk's Theater Company, one of the nation's oldest and most respected African-American traveling theater troupes. Harper's Bazaar wrote, "You might expect Hill Harper to be the next actor vying for the presidency... but he has other things on his agenda".

  • Birthday

    May 17, 1966
  • Place of Birth

    Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  • Also known

    F. Hill Harper, Francis Harper, Χιλ Χάρπερ, Frank Harper

Known For


10 wins & 11 nominations

Accolade Competition
Award of Excellence
Winner - Award of Excellence
Butterfly Boxing (0)
Top Shorts Film Festival
Winner - Honorable Mention
Butterfly Boxing (0)
Honorable Mention: Narrative
Winner - Honorable Mention
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