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Kevin Sorbo          

International TV & Film Actor; Stroke Survivor; Author of "True Strength"

In 1993, Kevin Sorbo emerged as a full-fledged international TV star when he was cast as the lead role of Hercules in a series of TV films that would lay the groundwork for the immensely popular series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. He also guest-starred as Hercules in episodes of the successful spin-off series Xena: Warrior Princess as well as providing his voice to the animated Hercules films.

In 1997 Sorbo accepted his first leading film role in the fantasy action feature Kull the Conquerer. Along the way, he played characters in video games such as Mortal Kombat 4, God of War and The Conduit.

He guest-starred on the sitcom "Two and a Half Men" and played a recurring role on the final season of "The O.C.." In addition to his work onscreen, Sorbo now also produces films, recently serving as Executive Producer and star of the movie Abel's Field.

Sorbo recently authored the widely praised book, "True Strength," that recounts the painful recovery from serious health setbacks that changed his life during his Hercules years. He married actress Sam Jenkins, whom he met during her guest appearance on Hercules in 1998. They have three children together, Braeden, Shane and Octavia.

Besides his successful career in entertainment, Sorbo has always devoted a hearty portion of his time to causes he believes in. In 2005 he was named successor to Arnold Schwarzenegger as the national spokesperson for The Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit working to ensure that all children have access to quality after school programs, and since ‘97 Kevin has donated his time as the spokesperson for the non-profit organization, A World Fit For Kids.

Speech Topics


My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

A World Fit For Kids: How Mentoring Reaches Our Youth & Inspires Multiple Generations

True Strength: Be a Super Hero in the Workplace

God’s Not Dead

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