Kevin Hooks is the son of actor Robert Hooks, and was himself a successful child and adult actor. He first stepped behind the camera for St. Elsewhere in 1983, and since then has been primarily a director of over seventy TV shows and films, including Passenger 57. In the past half-decade he's been an executive producer on Detroit 1-8-7, Human Target and Last Resort. His recent directorial outings have encompassed Bones, Supernatural, Castle, Alphas and The Mentalist, to name but a few.