Bio

CAST
Jason Beghe
Sergeant Hank Voight
Sophia Bush
Detective Erin Lindsay
Patrick John Flueger
Officer Adam Ruzek
LaRoyce Hawkins
Officer Kevin Atwater
Archie Kao
Detective Sheldon Jin
Elias Koteas
Detective Alvin Olinsky
Jon Seda
Detective Antonio Dawson
Jesse Lee Soffer
Detective Jay Halstead
Marina Squerciati
Officer Kim Burgess
LaRoyce Hawkins

LaRoyce Hawkins

Officer Kevin Atwater

LaRoyce Hawkins stars as Officer Kevin Atwater on NBC's new police drama "Chicago P.D."

Hawkins, who first originated the role in "Chicago Fire," is an accomplished standup comic, spoken-word artist and musician. He had a role in the feature film "The Express," which chronicled the life of Ernie Davis - the first African American to win college football's coveted Heisman Award.

On the television side, Hawkins has appeared on MTV's "Underemployed," ABC's drama, "Detroit 187," and the TBS comedy, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne."

He has appeared on stage in "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, "Hoodoo Love" at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and other legit productions.

Hawkins holds a BFA in acting from Illinois State University.