Randy Brooks (actor)

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Randy Brooks
Born (1950-01-30) January 30, 1950 (age 68)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Karyn Parsons
(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.[1] Brooks also starred in the 1988 hit drama film Colors.[2]

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.

He has starred in a couple of short-lived television series, including Brothers and Sisters in 1979, The Renegades in 1983, and Emerald Point N.A.S. in 1983.

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.



  1. ^ Dawson, Jeffrey (1995). Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool. Applause. p. 56. ISBN 9781557832276. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Review/Film; Police vs. Street Gangs In Hopper's 'Colors'". The New York Times. 15 April 1988. 

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