Hill Harper in the Skulls | 2000
Clip Name: Luke Leaves the Kulls
About this actor
Francis Harper (born May 17, 1966), known professionally as Hill Harper, is an American film, television and stage actor, and author. An alumnus of Harvard Law School, his portrayal of Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on the CBS drama television series CSI: NY has earned him the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for three consecutive years (2008–2010). Harper was born in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Harry Harper, a psychiatrist, and Marilyn Hill, who was one of the first black practicing anesthesiologists in the United States. He has been acting since the age of 7. Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and also graduated with a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Public Administration 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...