Birth Name: Avery Franklin Brooks
Place of Birth: Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 2, 1948
Avery Brooks is an American actor, director, and singer.
Avery is the son of Eva Lydia Crawford, a chorale conductor and music instructor, and Samuel Brooks, a tool and die worker, who was a union official.
Avery’s maternal grandparents were Samuel Travis/Traverse Crawford, a singer (the son of Samuel Crawford and Fannie Rush), and Eva Roberts (the daughter of Robert Louis/Lewis Roberts and Rosa Bell/Rosebelle Chatman).
Source: Avery’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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