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'Hercules' star Kevin Sorbo with Vancouver Canucks G.M. Brian Burke
VAN2000103109 - 31 OCTOBER 2000 - VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA: Kevin Sorbo best known as the star of the television series 'Hercules' sits with Vancouver Canucks G.M. Brian Burke at the season opener of the Vancouver Grizzlies against the visiting Seattle Super Sonics at Vancouver's GM Place, October 31, 2000. bc/hr/H. Ruckemann UPI
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Kevin David Sorbo (born September 24, 1958) is an American actor best known for the roles of Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Captain Dylan Hunt in Andromeda.

Sorbo was born in Mound, Minnesota, where he attended Mound Westonka High School. He is the son of Ardis, a nurse, and Lynn Sorbo, a junior high school mathematics and biology teacher. He is of Norwegian descent and was raised in a Lutheran family. Sorbo attended Minnesota State University Moorhead and worked as a model for print and television advertising in the 1980s.

Sorbo started his acting career in the late 1980s making guest appearances in several television series such as 1st & Ten, Murder She Wrote and The Commish. He was considered for and lost out to Dean Cain as Superman in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and was a possible contender for the role of Agent Mulder in The X Files which went to David Duchovny.

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