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Hill Harper

Actor, Author & Philanthropist; Best Known for His Roles in "CSI: NY" and "Homeland"

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 Hill Harper Biography

Hill Harper is an actor, author and philanthropist known for his roles on “The Good Doctor,” “CSI: NY” and “Limitless.”

Harper got his first role in TV in 1993 in a recurring role on the Fox series “Married... with Children” while also making his film debut in the short film Confessions of a Dog. He had his first acting role in a feature film with Spike Lee's Get on the Bus, which cast him as a UCLA film student riding a bus to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. In 2019, Harper played Lester Barnes, a case officer at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, in The Sun is Also a Star, which premiered on Harper’s 53rd birthday.

Harper played coroner-turned-crime scene investigator Sheldon Hawkes on the CBS crime drama “CSI: NY” for nine seasons. In February 2013, it was announced that “CSI: NY” would be ending and Harper would be joining the cast of “Covert Affairs” as a series regular. Since 2017, Harper has starred in the TV show “The Good Doctor.”

Harper is the author of several books including 2006’s “Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny,” 2008’s “Letters to a Young Sister: DeFINE Your Destiny,” 2013’s “Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and their Loved Ones” and 2010’s “The Conversation: How (Black) Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationship.

His books “The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place” and “The Wiley Boys” were both published in 2011.

Harper graduated from Bella Vista High School in 1984. He then graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1988. In 1992, Harper graduated with a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. In addition, he also received his Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. During his years at Harvard, he was a full-time member of Boston's Black Folks Theater Company, one of the oldest and most acclaimed black theater troupes in the country.

While a student at Harvard, Harper befriended Barack Obama. Harper and Obama met on the basketball court and became good friends during their first year as law students.

Although Harper earned three Ivy League degrees, he decided to pursue acting and moved to Los Angeles. He has received several honorary degrees, including honorary doctorates from both Westfield State College and Howard University.

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The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place

The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place

Speaking Topics
  • Building a Foundation for Your Life

  • Motivating Youth to Be Architects of Their Lives

  • The Importance of Education

  • The CSI Effect

  • Building Loving, Trusting Relationships

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Hill Harper for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Hill Harper, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Hill Harper or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Hill Harper?

    Booking fees for Hill Harper, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Hill Harper, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Hill Harper for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Hill Harper for your next private or corporate function.
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Hill Harper

Actor, Author & Philanthropist; Best Known for His Roles in "CSI: NY" and "Homeland"

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Hill Harper Biography

Hill Harper is an actor, author and philanthropist known for his roles on “The Good Doctor,” “CSI: NY” and “Limitless.”

Harper got his first role in TV in 1993 in a recurring role on the Fox series “Married... with Children” while also making his film debut in the short film Confessions of a Dog. He had his first acting role in a feature film with Spike Lee's Get on the Bus, which cast him as a UCLA film student riding a bus to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. In 2019, Harper played Lester Barnes, a case officer at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, in The Sun is Also a Star, which premiered on Harper’s 53rd birthday.

Harper played coroner-turned-crime scene investigator Sheldon Hawkes on the CBS crime drama “CSI: NY” for nine seasons. In February 2013, it was announced that “CSI: NY” would be ending and Harper would be joining the cast of “Covert Affairs” as a series regular. Since 2017, Harper has starred in the TV show “The Good Doctor.”

Harper is the author of several books including 2006’s “Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny,” 2008’s “Letters to a Young Sister: DeFINE Your Destiny,” 2013’s “Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and their Loved Ones” and 2010’s “The Conversation: How (Black) Men and Women Can Build Loving, Trusting Relationship.

His books “The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place” and “The Wiley Boys” were both published in 2011.

Harper graduated from Bella Vista High School in 1984. He then graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 1988. In 1992, Harper graduated with a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. In addition, he also received his Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. During his years at Harvard, he was a full-time member of Boston's Black Folks Theater Company, one of the oldest and most acclaimed black theater troupes in the country.

While a student at Harvard, Harper befriended Barack Obama. Harper and Obama met on the basketball court and became good friends during their first year as law students.

Although Harper earned three Ivy League degrees, he decided to pursue acting and moved to Los Angeles. He has received several honorary degrees, including honorary doctorates from both Westfield State College and Howard University.

Hill Harper Videos

  • Transcending mental bars: Hill Harper at TEDxIronwoodStatePrison ...
  • Hill Harper Keynote Speech
  • Arts Advocacy

Hill Harper Books

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Hill Harper Speaking Topics

  • Building a Foundation for Your Life

  • Motivating Youth to Be Architects of Their Lives

  • The Importance of Education

  • The CSI Effect

  • Building Loving, Trusting Relationships

FAQs on booking Hill Harper

  • How to book Hill Harper?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Hill Harper for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Hill Harper, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Hill Harper or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Hill Harper?

    Booking fees for Hill Harper, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Hill Harper, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Hill Harper?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Hill Harper for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Hill Harper for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Hill Harper or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Hill Harper or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Hill Harper is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Hill Harper for your event is available upon request. Hill Harper generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Angela Davis, Donna Brazile, Van Jones, LeVar Burton and Ilyasah Shabazz. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Hill Harper for an upcoming event.

Hill Harper Speaker Videos

  • Transcending mental bars: Hill Harper at TEDxIronwoodStatePrison ...
    Hill Harper Keynote Speech
  • Arts Advocacy

Hill Harper Speaking Topics

  • Building a Foundation for Your Life

  • Motivating Youth to Be Architects of Their Lives

  • The Importance of Education

  • The CSI Effect

  • Building Loving, Trusting Relationships

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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