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Golden Brooks

As a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley holding a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with an emphasis on media representation of minorities, Golden Brooks also holds a Master's Degree from Sarah Lawrence College. She used her extensive training from Berkeley, where she also minored in theater, to capture roles in numerous highprofile feature films, including Girl 6 directed by Spike Lee, Timecode directed by Mike Figgis and starring Holly Hunter, Salma Hayek and Jeanne Tripplehorn, Hell's Kitchen and Imposter, in which she appeared opposite Gary Sinise and Vincent D'Onofrio in a story by Philip K. Dick.

Brooks has an impressive list of television credits which includes her series regular role on Showtime's Linc's, as well as guest-starring roles on The Jamie Foxx Show for The WB, THE PARKERS for UPN, Adventures of Pete and Pete for Nickelodeon and Promised Land for CBS.

Born in San Francisco, Brooks was raised both there and in Los Angeles. At an early age, her mother encouraged Brooks to participate in a wide variety of endeavors, including gymnastics, ballet and theater, and the youngster soon found herself performing in numerous church plays, where she first learned to love appearing in front of an audience.

A dedicated volunteer, Brooks has worked with inner city youths to help improve their performances in school through English, poetry and empowerment training. She is also very active in sports and enjoys horseback riding, ice-skating and gymnastics. Brooks resides in Los Angeles with her cat, Saeku.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Golden Brooks Facts

Birth Name Golden A. Brooks
BirthdayDecember 1, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceSan Fransisco, California, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Golden Brooks compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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