Kevin spent 3 years traveling around the world, modeling for print ads and appearing in over 150 commercials, before landing in his breakout series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995).
Kevin David Sorbo was born in Mound, Minnesota, on September 24, 1958. His father was of Norwegian descent and his mother’s ancestry was English, Scottish, and German. In high school, he excelled at football, baseball and basketball; in college, he played these 3 sports, plus hockey. Kevin was also in a number of plays. At the end of 1986, he settled in Los Angeles. Kevin began to make guest appearances on such popular shows as Murder, She Wrote (1984). At 6′ 3″ and very muscular, Kevin was a natural for the title role in what would become his signature series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995-1999). Kevin became internationally famous, and he learned the craft of film-making well enough to direct and co-write some of the episodes. Kevin even studied martial arts in order to do many of his own stunts. Some of his most recent films are God’s Not Dead (2014), Soul Surfer (2011) and hundreds others. He’s also appeared in recent episodes of Supergirl (2017), Hawaii Five-O (2010), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995-2000) and many more. In real life, Kevin’s heart is as big as Hercules’– he leads “A World Fit for Kids!” as the chair and spokesperson. In 1998, Kevin married lovely actress Sam Sorbo.