Hugo Root
Hugo Root
Hugo Root
Aliases: Sheriff Root
Sheriff Hugo Root
Continuity: Preacher
Notability: Supporting character
Type: Law enforcement
Gender: Male
Location: Annville, Texas
Known relatives: Eugene Root
Status: Deceased
1st appearance: Preacher #1
Final: Preacher #4
Actor: W. Earl Brown

Hugo Root, most commonly referred to as Sheriff Root, is a fictional law-enforcement agent and a character who appears in the Preacher comic book series published by Vertigo, an imprint of DC Comics. He first appeared in Preacher #1 in April, 1995. The character also appeared on the Preacher television series on AMC, where he was played by actor W. Earl Brown.

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  1. Preacher 1

TV series

  1. Preacher: Pilot
  2. Preacher: See
  3. Preacher: The Possibilities
  4. Preacher: Monster Swamp
  5. Preacher: South Will Rise Again
  6. Preacher: He Gone
  7. Preacher: El Valero
  8. Preacher: Finish the Song
  9. Preacher: Call and Response

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