Hill Street Blues - Netflix

The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Hill Street Blues - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1981-01-15

Hill Street Blues - Michael Warren (actor) - Netflix

Michael Warren (born March 5, 1946) is an American TV actor and former college basketball player, best known for playing Officer Bobby Hill on the NBC television series Hill Street Blues.

Hill Street Blues - Acting career - Netflix

Warren would go on to work as an actor in television. In addition to his starring role on Hill Street Blues, he had an earlier role on The White Shadow, a co-starring role on the CBS series City of Angels, a recurring role on the Showtime series Soul Food, and as a guest star as Jason on Marcus Welby, M.D.. Before Hill Street Blues, in 1974 he played the role of park ranger P. J. Lewis on the NBC adventure series Sierra, and in 1979, he starred as police officer Willie Miller on the CBS crime drama Paris, the first effort by Hill Street Blues executive producer Steven Bochco. He guest starred in “In the House” opposite LL Cool J as Debbie Allen's ex-husband. He also guest starred on the Fox sitcom Living Single as Khadijah's father, and later portrayed Joan's father on the UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends. Warren played Darrin Dewitt Henson's boss on the Showtime show, Soul Food, in which he played hustler-turned-entrepreneur, Baron Marks. He had a recurring role on the ABC Family series, Lincoln Heights, as Spencer Sutton, Eddie's father. Warren appeared as Virgil Tibbs' former longtime police partner, Matthew Pogue on the episode of In the Heat of the Night “The Hammer and the Glove” in 1988. In 1996, he was on the Early Edition episode Hoops. In 2002, he appeared in “Normal Again”, an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as a psychiatrist trying to convince Buffy Summers she is delusional. His film work includes 1976's Norman... Is That You? with Redd Foxx and Pearl Bailey and as basketball player Easley in the 1971 film Drive, He Said directed by Jack Nicholson. In 1979 he was in “Fastbreak” as Preacher with Gabe Kaplan. In 2010, Warren appeared in the independent film Anderson's Cross playing the father of the lead character Nick Anderson.

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