Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys”. Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as “Captain Dylan Hunt” in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda”.
The independent film “What If” was nominated for Best Family Movie of the Year by the Movie Guide Awards. Sorbo also received the Movie Guide Award for Most Inspirational Performance of the Year.
Sorbo also starred alongside Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt in “Soul Surfer”, And the faith-based movie, “God’s Not Dead”. The $2 million-dollar budgeted movie became the most successful independent faith-based movie ever with over $140 million in theatrical, streaming and DVD sales.
“Let There Be Light” was a movie he directed/acted/produced and this faith/family movie ranked number 4 out of the top 10 family movies of 2018. “Miracle in East Texas”, a Comedy based on a true story set in 1930 was another movie Sorbo directed/acted in. Movie release is scheduled for late 2022. Movie also stars John Ratzenberger, Lou Gossett, Jr., and Sam Sorbo.
Sorbo also produced/narrated the documentary, “Against the Tide” that follows the career of Oxford math professor John Lennox in his life-long apologist debates against the world’s most famous atheists like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens. Shot on location in Oxford and Israel. Another documentary he narrates released in 2021 is “Before the Wrath” which chronicles the Book of Revelation and was the number one documentary on Amazon for five months.
The major motion picture, “Reagan”, with Dennis Quaid playing the late President with Sorbo as his pastor, will release in early 2023.
Principle filming just completed this past November/December of 2021 for the next “Left Behind: Rise of the Anti-Christ” movie with Sorbo directing and acting in the movie based off the Jenkins/LaHaye award winning books. Theatrical release is set for late 2022.
Also releasing in 2022 is the documentary, Eating With the Enemy. Sorbo narrates this interesting look at The Last Supper and the 12 disciples. He also narrated the documentaries, Climate Hustle 2, The Pat Robertson Story, and Exodus: Patterns of Evidence.
Kevin released his memoir “True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life”. The book chronicles his near-death experience when he suffered three strokes and the battle back to regain his life. He also co-wrote the follow up book, “True Faith, Embracing Adversity to Live in God’s Light”, with his wife, Sam.
Kevin was also the recipient of the Lee Greenwood Patriot Award along with President Trump in May of 2021.
Since 1997, Kevin leads “A World Fit for Kids”, a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports and positive role models for themselves. World Fit is the number one after-school program in the state of California for 25 straight years.
Sorbo resides in Florida with his wife, Sam and three children.