|Who is it?||Actor, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew|
|Birth Day||November 29, 1956|
|Birth Place||Neubrücke, Germany, Germany|
|Age||64 YEARS OLD|
|Occupation||Actor, singer, choreographer, dancer|
Off-Broadway Hinton has served as co-director and Choreographer for Evil Dead: The Musical. Having finished choreographing the movie musical Idlewild, he joined with Wynton Marsalis for The Buddy Bolden Story, a feature film about the untold story of the man who created jazz in America. He then directed the stage musical Respect, a musical journey of women from the 1900s – 2007. Hinton’s most recent creation, a dance form called Swop that combines swing and hip-hop, was performed on the highly rated Dancing With The Stars in 2006. In 2014, Hinton starred in the off-Broadway production, Cindy: The Musical.
In addition to his prolific dancing career, Battle briefly drifted into singing in the mid-1980s. His song "Think We're Gonna Make It" was featured on the Soundtrack to the 1986 movie Playing for Keeps, and he released his lone solo album, Untapped, that same year.
As Choreographer, Hinton’s work has been seen on the musical episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "Once More, with Feeling", These Old Broads, Foreign Student (with Charles Dutton), The Golden Globe Awards, Dance in America; the sitcoms Fired Up, Sister Sister, The Trouble with Normal, and The Boys. Hinton has choreographed promos for Warner Brothers, commercials for Coca-Cola, Chicago The Millie and New York Top Appliances. He served as Associate Choreographer on the 65th and 66th Annual Academy Awards with Debbie Allen.