Kevin Sorbo was born on September 24th, 1958 in Mound, Minnesota. His parents were a nurse and a high school math teachers. He attended Mound Westoka High School, and later went on to attend MSU Moorhead, where he majored in marketing and advertising. He began modeling to help pay for his tuition costs.
During the 1980s, Kevin began traveling around Europe and starred in many television commercials (over 150). He started appearing in television shows in the mid-90s and was considered for several leading roles in X-Files and Lois & Clark that he ultimately lost out on.
He started seeing success in Hercules, and then appeared in Xena: Warrior Princess. After this he continued appearing in films and serving as a producer. He also wrote an autobiography, True Strength.
Sorbo is married to actress Sam Jenkins. They have three children. Sorbo is highly active in philanthropic causes and in his local church.
Condition: Critical (1992) as Dr. Thaddeus Kocinski
Slaughter of the Innocents (1994) as John Willison
Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994) as Hercules
Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994) as Hercules
Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994) as Hercules
Hercules in the Underworld (1994) as Hercules
Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994) as Hercules
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1994-99) as Hercules in 111 episodes
Kull the Conqueror (1997) as Kull
Andromeda (2000-2005) as Captain Dylan Hunt in 110 episodes
Avenging Angel (2007) as Preacher
Last Chance Café (2007) as Chance Coulter
Meet the Spartans (2008) as Captain
Never Cry Werewolf (2008) as Redd Tucker
Paradox (2009) as Sean Nault
Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010) as Aedan
Wog Boy 2: Kings of Mykonos (2011) as Pierluigi
Sorority Party Massacre (2012) as Captain Dan Fanning
God’s Not Dead (2014) as Professor Radison
Gallows Road (2014) as Frank
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) as Colonel Tony Saracen
Gil has a bachelor’s in communication, and attended film school in Los Angeles. He worked in film & media production for several years, traveling to over 45 countries, before cofounding a marketing company. Obsessed with feel-good 80s teen comedies, sword-and-sorcery films, and gritty sci fi noir, Gildner is a fan of the weird and campy. His favorite films include Blade Runner, Alien, Mad Max, and Drive.