Randy Brooks (actor)
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January 30, 1950 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
(m. 1987; div. 1990)
Frederick Randolph Brooks (born January 30, 1950) is an American television and film actor known for his role as L.A.P.D. Detective Holdaway in the 1992 hit cult film Reservoir Dogs. Brooks also starred in the 1988 hit drama film Colors.
Brooks is also well known in the soap opera community; he starred on Generations in 1990 as Eric Royal, on The Young and the Restless as Nathan Hastings from 1992–95, on Another World as Marshall Lincoln Kramer from 1994–95, and on All My Children as Hayes Grady in 1996.
Brooks has made many guest appearances on many television shows, including One Day at a Time, The Fall Guy, In the Heat of the Night, The White Shadow, Hill Street Blues, 21 Jump Street, Murder, She Wrote, Family Law, and Judging Amy. He had a recurring role as White House reporter Arthur Leeds on The West Wing.
He was previously married to Karyn Parsons.
- Halls of Anger (1970) - Sabin
- The Monkey Hustle (1976) - Win
- Underground Aces (1981) - Ollie
- Senior Trip (1981, TV Movie) - David
- 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) - Chance
- Assassination (1987) - Tyler Loudermilk
- Colors (1988) - Ron Delaney
- Black Snow (1990) - The Afrikan
- Defenseless (1991) - Monroe
- Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Holdaway
- Miracle in the Woods (1997, TV Movie) - Henry Cooper Sr.
- Rocket's Red Glare (2000, TV Movie) - Owen
- Redemption (2002) - Phillips
- Don't Touch if You Ain't Prayed (2005) - Jordan Bryant
- VooDoo Curse: The Giddeh (2006) - Professor Harris
- Sorority Sister Slaughter (2007) - Billy Bart
- Dawson, Jeffrey (1995). Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool. Applause. p. 56. ISBN 9781557832276. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
- "Review/Film; Police vs. Street Gangs In Hopper's 'Colors'". The New York Times. 15 April 1988.