Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys” (1993-1999) the most watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries.
Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as Captain Dylan Hunt in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda”. The first show created by Roddenberry after the original Star Trek series.
Notable movies include “Kull, the Conqueror”, “Walking Tall, the Payback”, “Avenging Angel”, “Meet the Spartans”. The independent film “What If” won for Best Family Movie of the Year 2011 at the Movie Guide Awards. Sorbo also received the Movie Guide Award for Most Inspirational Performance of the Year.
Some of his many television credits include “Just Shoot Me”, “Two and a Half Men”, “Dharma and Greg”, “According to Jim”, “Gary Unmarried”, “Psych”, “Hawaii 5-0”, and a recurring role in the final season of “The OC”.
Sorbo also starred alongside Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt in “Soul Surfer”, the true story of surfer Bethany Hamilton who at the age of 13 lost her arm in a tiger shark attack. 2014 saw the release of the faith-based movie, “God’s Not Dead”. The $2 million-dollar budgeted movie became the most successful independent faith-based movie ever with over $100 million US Box Office, DVD, VOD and merchandise sales.
Sorbo just completed directing/acting in “Let There Be Light” which released theatrically nationwide in the Fall of 2017. LTBL is a strong dramatic Christmas movie which stayed in the top 10 movies and in the top 5 per screen average for 3 weeks.
Sorbo had a near death experience when he suffered three strokes and had to battle back to regain his life. From this, Kevin released his memoir in 2012, “True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life”.
In real life, Kevin leads “A World Fit for Kids”, a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports and positive role models for themselves. World Fit is the number one after-school program in the state of California.