Hillary Hawkins

Hillary Hawkins is an American actress, singer, voice actress and writer. She introduced shows such as Dora the Explorer, Bob the Builder, and Little Bill on TV everyday as Robyn, Host of Nick Jr.[1] She also was a Host for Radio Disney.[2]

CareerEdit

Early rolesEdit

As a child actor, she was Kate on Nickelodeon's Are You Afraid of the Dark? (The Tale of the Jagged Sign), the singing voice of Vanessa on Nickelodeon's Gullah Gullah Island and Keisha on New York Undercover.[3] Hillary also was Jennifer in a series of Eikaiwa Challenge videos by Berlitz in Japan.[4]

2000sEdit

Hillary Hawkins was Host of Nick Jr.[5] After introducing shows such as Dora the ExplorerBob the Builder and Little Bill on TV everyday as Robyn, Host of Nick Jr., Hillary became a Host for Radio Disney.[6]

2010sEdit

Hillary is actress, screenwriter, producer of Stuck For A Reason, aired on ABCCBSNBC & FOX on African American Short Films.[7] Hillary is also actress, screenwriter, producer of A Pill For Two, winner Best Actress Award in a Drama.[8] The film is based on Hawkins' full-length play Jaded The Musical which was produced at The Secret Theatre in 2013 and developed at Scratch Night at Theatre for the New City in 2012. In addition to being playwright, lyricist, composer of Jaded The Musical,[9] Hillary is playwright of Sherri, developed in the Women's Work Project, produced by New Perspectives Theatre Company.[10]

Hillary Hawkins is a voice actress that has been nominated for 3 Voice Arts Awards: Outstanding Audiobook Narration – Teens (2014),[11] Metaphysical Best Voiceover (2015)[12] and Author Performance, Best Voiceover (2018.)[13] From 2013 to 2018, Hillary narrated over 100 audiobooks including "Your Word Is Your Wand" and The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn, "Creative Mind" and Creative Mind And Success" by Ernest Holmes and Feeling is the Secret and At Your Command by Neville Goddard. She also narrated several books of the Bible.[14]

On August 26, 2017, Hillary voiced Annia Antoninus on the conceptual album 20s A Difficult Age by Marcus Orelias.[15] In 2017, Ronimo Games released Awesomenauts Soundtrack – Dizzy Character Theme with vocals by Hillary Hawkins.[16] Voice Actress Hillary performed numerous voiceovers for clients such as Lego, Disney, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Scholastic, ADRA, DCCC, American Red Cross and UNICEF.[17]

In addition to being an actress, Hillary Hawkins is a female martial artist with a black belt in Karate[18]. Actress Martial Artist Hillary Hawkins is the female martial artist in the black karate gi with a black belt striking in the 2017 Star Wars Target Commercial[19].

In 2018, Hillary worked as an ADR Voice Match on the film Acrimony directed by Tyler Perry.[20]

On January 18, 2019, Hillary Hawkins released The Case Files. Hawkins who is the creator, animation writer, director, producer, artist, animator and voice actress for the animated drama series refers to the show as a "Child Protective Series."[21] Hawkins previously worked in Child Protective Services,[22] like the animated character she created named Hope.

On February 7, 2019, Hillary Hawkins released Heart2Heart, an American animated series and cartoon music group that sings children's songs, jazz songs and love songs. Hillary Hawkins is creator, singer, songwriter, composer, director, voice actress, artist and producer of the cartoon musical.[23]

2020sEdit

In 2020, in addition to continuing her work as an international voice actor and New Thought narrator of spiritual self-development books such as Science of Mind, New Thought Theatre, Morning & Evening Thoughts for the Soul, 31 Days of Wisdom and From Passion to Peace, actress singer songwriter Hillary Hawkins released new music and music videos.

April 8, 2020, "Focus on the Good Things" by Christian Music Artist Hillary Hawkins was released as a music video.

April 17, 2020, Protect by Christian Singer Songwriter Hillary Hawkins was released as a music video.

April 28, 2020, Hillary Hawkins who was previously on air talent for WEIB 106.3 Smooth FM released an album "Sweet Dreams"[24]. The album, which includes songs such as "Protect", "Good Sleep Tonight" & "Your Love Is" has been called "easy listening", "soothing", "meditation"[25].

May 12, 2020, the singer songwriter released a music video for "I Picked You", a song from her previous album "Unrequited Love."

May 15, 2020, Hawkins released another music video "Through The River", a jazz and blues song on the album. "Through The River" song was created by Anthony J. Dixon (creator of "Futurology the Musical") & actress singer songwriter Hillary Hawkins who previously starred in "Futurology" Off-Broadway.

May 29, 2020, female Rapper Hillary Hawkins released a single "Where Are The True Christians?”

June 4, 2020, female rapper Hillary Hawkins released music video and single "Black Lives Matter".

September 1, 2020 Christian Hip Hop Artist Hillary Hawkins released "Love Back In Your Heart."

September 3, 2020 Hillary Hawkins released "Love Lessons 101" a Christian Hip Hop Album. She is singer, rapper, songwriter of all songs on the album.

EducationEdit

Hillary attended Professional Children's School and has a Dual BA in Spanish & Creative Writing from Smith College.[26]

FilmographyEdit

Film workEdit

Year Film Credited as
Actress Writer Producer ADR Role
1995 Dead Man Walking Yes adr loop group (child voice actor)
2007 Honeydripper Yes adr loop group (voice actress)
2007 Noise Yes adr loop group (voice actress)
2009 Brooklyn's Finest Yes adr loop group (voice actress)
2013 Endless Summer Yes Tracy (lead)
2014 Stuck For A Reason Yes Yes Yes Lydia (lead) – aired on African American Short Films
2015 A Pill For Two Yes Yes Yes Jade (won Best Actress Award)[27]
2018 Acrimony Yes adr voice match (voice actress)
2018 Every Day Yes adr loop group (voice actress)

Television workEdit

Year Show Credited as
Actress Writer Singer ADR Role
1994 Gullah Gullah Island Yes Yes Singing voice of Vanessa
1994 New York Undercover Yes Keesha
1996 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Yes Kate
2003 Nick Jr. Yes Host (Robyn)
2007 Damages Yes adr loop group voice actor
2015 African American Short Films Yes Yes Lydia in Stuck for a Reason
2018 Black Lightning Yes adr loop group voice actor
2018 Luke Cage Yes adr loop group voice actor
2019 The Chi Yes adr loop group voice actor

Video GamesEdit

Year Title Credited as
Voice Actor Singer Rapper Role
2017 Awesomenauts Yes Yes Yes Dizzy

Musical TheaterEdit

National ToursEdit


AudiobooksEdit

Self DevelopmentEdit

  • As a Woman Thinketh – Narrator
  • At Your Command – Narrator
  • Creative Mind – Narrator
  • Creative Mind and Success – Narrator
  • Feeling Is the Secret – Narrator
  • How to Live Life and Love It – Narrator
  • New Thought Theatre – Narrator
  • Oprah – Narrator
  • Out of This World – Narrator
  • Science of Mind – Narrator
  • The Game of Life and How to Play It – Narrator
  • The Secret Door to Success – Narrator
  • Your Heart's Desire – Narrator
  • Your Word Is Your Wand – Narrator

Religion and SpiritualityEdit

  • 31 Daily Affirmations Based On The Word of God – To Speak Over Your Life! – Narrator
  • 31 Motivational Bible Verses! (31 Bible Verses By Subject Series) – Narrator
  • 31 Powerful Prayers Guaranteed To Make Tremendous Power Available and Avail Much – Narrator
  • 31 Powerful Prayers Of Thanksgiving – Guaranteed To Always Cause You To Triumph! – Narrator
  • Bible Script for Life: Combat Depression with Jesus – Narrator
  • Sermons from Hillary & The Holy Spirit: Make Friends With God – Narrator
  • Sermons from Hillary & The Holy Spirit: Love Thy Neighbor – Narrator
  • The Book of 1 John – King James Version – Narrator
  • The Book of Proverbs – King James Version – Narrator
  • The Book of Psalms – King James Version – Narrator
  • The Book of Revelation – King James Version – Narrator

KidsEdit

  • Craig Meets Dave: And Learns About Autism, Bullying and Friendship – Narrator
  • If I Were Oprah Winfrey: Little Nia's Dream – Narrator
  • If I Were President Barack Obama: Little Hunter's Dream – Narrator
  • June Peters, You Will Change The World One Day – Narrator
  • Niños Cantando Por Jesus – Narrator
  • Niños Cantando Por Jesus: Preparando a los Niños para Alabar y Adorar, Libro 2 – Narrator
  • Special Ed Series Book 1 Meet Special Ed: Special Needs, Disabilities, Special Education – Narrator
  • Special Ed First Day Of School Book 2: Autism, Blindness – Narrator
  • Special Ed First Day Of School Book 3: Deafness, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy – Narrator
  • Special Ed First Day of School Book 4: Diabetes, Dyslexia, Spina Bifida – Narrator
  • Special Ed First Day Of School Book 5: Cerebral Palsy, Aphasia, ADHD, ADD, Special Needs, Special Education, Disabilities – Narrator
  • Special People Special Ways – Narrator
  • The Eighth Birthday Wish – Narrator
  • Watoto Wakimuimbia Yesu: Kuwaandaa Watoto Kusifu Na Kuabudu (Swahili Edition) – Narrator
  • Watoto Wakimuimbia Yesu: Kuwaandaa Watoto Kusifu Na Kuabudu, Kitabu cha 2 – Narrator

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result Work
2018 Voice Arts Awards Audiobook Narration – Author Performance, Best Voiceover[28] Nominated Molestation Monologues
2016 Best Actress Award Drama[29] Won "A Pill For Two”
2015 Voice Arts Awards Audiobook Narration – Metaphysical, Best Voiceover[30] Nominated Your Word Is Your Wand
2014 Voice Arts Awards Outstanding Audiobook Narration – Teens[31] Nominated Desert Rice

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