Kevin Sorbo (born September 24, 1958) is an American actor. Born in Mound, Minnesota and educated at then-Moorhead State University he worked as a model for print and television advertising before landing the role of Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. After the cancellation of Hercules, he played the starring role of Captain Dylan Hunt in Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda from 2000 to 2005. He has been considered for and lost out on a number of major roles including Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and The X-Files. He did, however star in the movie Kull the Conqueror..
"You have to persevere. You have to do it. I have insecurities. But whatever I'm insecure about I don't dissect it, but I'll go after it and say, What am I afraid of? I bet the average successful person can tell you they've failed so much more than they've had success. I've had far more failures than I've had successes. With every commercial I've gotten, there were 200 I didn't get. You have to go after what you're afraid of."
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