Birthplace: Mound, Minnesota
After many guest appearances on Dallas, Murder, She Wrote, and Cybill, among others, Sorbo landed the title role in a series of 1994 television movies about Hercules. The movies?and Sorbo?proved to be so popular that they inspired the enormously successful syndicated series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995? 2000). Sorbo played a spaceship captain in the series Andromeda (2000).