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Action Hank is a heroic crime fighter and a television action hero. He is a stereotypical blaxploitation protagonist and is essentially a parody of several popular action shows/movies or action stars from the 70's and 80's, all rolled up into one. These include: Chuck NorrisMr. TG.I. JoeShaft and Rambo. Along with Major Glory and Albert Einstein, he is idolized by Dexter.


Action Hank is a muscular black man with an impenetrable black beard, which he uses to deflect various projectiles - bullets and knives, to name a few. He wears tiger print pants, a red belt with a belt buckle in the shape of an "H", a sweaty gray tank-top, and black boots. He also has a tattoo of a black panther head on his left arm.


He has an impenetrable beard which he uses to deflect various projectiles - bullets and knives, to name a few. He also has superhuman physical attributes as witnessed many times. He also shows remarkable hand-to-hand combat skills as well as marksmanship skills & a vast knowledge of military protocols.

Episode Appearances

  • 911
  • A Beard to be Feared
  • Decode of Honor
  • Surprise! (Toy Cameo)
  • Comic Stripper (Cameo)

Comic Appearances

  • Doot-Doot-Doot! (mentioned)
  • Stubble Trouble


  • The writing staff felt that including another hero-icon within the show might make them look better, so they made the character powerful and gave him every action character stereotype known to man and thus; Action Hank was born.
  • He only appeared in Seasons 1 and 2 episodes.
  • Action Hank appears as a playable character in the game, "Dexter's Laboratory: Chess Challenge".