Dirk Blocker Biography
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’)
Birthday: July 31, 1957 (Leo)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Dirk is an American actor, best known for playing ‘Detective Michael Hitchcock’ in the series 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine.' The actor began his journey in the industry while he was still in high school. Dirk was offered a contract by 'Universal Studios,' where he first developed his interest in acting. This was also a learning experience for him, as he got the opportunity work with some of the leading actors of his time. Dirk eventually started receiving walk-on roles and later entered the mainstream industry with guest appearances in a number of TV series. However, the industry was not new to him. Dirk’s father, Dan Blocker, was an actor who is still remembered for his iconic role in the 'Bonanza' franchise. Dirk appeared in a sizable number of films and TV series. One of his most notable projects was 'Baa Baa Black Sheep.’ However, Dirk got his breakthrough quite late in his career. Of all the roles he has played in his career to date, the one that catapulted him to stardom was that of the ‘Michael Hitchcock,’ which he continues to play to date. However, by no means were his other performances any less. Even though he appeared in supporting or guest roles, the actor has an impressive number of successful films and TV productions under his belt. Dirk has now ventured into writing, too, and has released his first book, which is meant exclusively for children and youngsters.