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Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood (born August 25, 1964) is an American television and film actor. He is perhaps best known as headstrong attorney Jonathan Rollins from the NBC legal drama L.A. Law, a role he portrayed for seven years. He has gained critical acclaim throughout his career, receiving numerous Golden Globe Award nominations, three NAACP Image Awards and 1 Grammy Award. In recent years, he has appeared on The New Adventures of Old Christine, Dirty Sexy Money and In Treatment and currently stars in NBC's The Event. Underwood's feature film debut was the 1985 movie Krush Groove. His 1985 appearance on The Cosby Show landed him a short stint on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live, which eventually led to his performance on the TV series L.A. Law, where he appeared from 1987 to 1994. In 1996 Underwood was featured in the July issue of Playgirl. Underwood broke into film with roles in Just Cause (1995), Set It Off (1996) and Deep Impact (1998). He also had a supporting role as a geneticist in Gattaca. In 2000, he played the lead role in the short-lived television series City of Angels. In 2003, he guest starred in four episodes on the HBO series Sex and the City playing Cynthia Nixon's love interest. In 2004, he played the role of Roger De Souza opposite Heather Locklear in NBC's LAX. He gained acclaim as the sexy grade school teacher in the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus for two years. In 2007, he guest starred in an episode of the NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. His also had a role as recurring character Alex in the HBO series In Treatment. Also in In 2007, Underwood co-authored the novel Casanegra: A Tennyson Hardwick Novel with husband-and-wife team Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due. Next, Underwood can seen as the President of the United States in the NBC drama series The Event. Underwood has received three NAACP Image Awards, for his film work in Rules of Engagement, and his television work in L.A. Law, City of Angels, Murder in Mississippi and Mama Flora's Family. He was voted one of People's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2000, and one of TV Guide's "Most Influential Faces of the 90s". In 1989, Underwood co-founded Artists for a New South Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to democracy and equality in South Africa. Underwood is a part of several charitable organizations. He won the 1993 Humanitarian Award for his work with the Los Angeles chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In 2003, along with Ashley Judd, he served as the spokesperson for YouthAIDS. Underwood also appeared in a 2004 public service announcement for The Fulfillment Fund. He is a Trustee for the Robey Theatre Company in Los Angeles, a non-profit theatre group founded by Danny Glover, focusing on plays about the Black experience. On September 17, 1994, he married Desiree DaCosta, with whom he has three children.


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Родился:
Aug 25, 1964 In Tacoma, Washington, USA
Всего фильмов:
59
Впервые появился:
В series Kabarkada, Break the Bank
Последний проект:
series База Куантико 2015-09-27
Фильмы онлайн
Poster of Событие
Poster of Пациенты
Poster of Do Geese See God?
Poster of Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес
Фильмография
Series Kabarkada, Break the Bank Chip Hightower 2019
Фильмы The Hustle, the Flow, the Verdict Attorney Collin Mattes 2019
Series Almost Anything Goes (US) Henry Alabaster 2019
Series Revenge of the Mysterons from Mars Keith Weston 2019
Series База Куантико Owen Hall 2015-09-27
Фильмы The Trip to Bountiful Ludie Watts 2014-03-08
Series Ironside Robert Ironside 2013-10-02
Фильмы Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day David Ames 2012-04-13
Фильмы Домашняя работа Principal 2011-06-17
Series Bernhard, Schavuit van Oranje Carlos 2011-05-17
Series Событие President Elias Martinez 2010-09-20
Фильмы Weather Girl Fitz 2009-07-10
Series Пациенты Alex Prince 2008-01-28
Series Грязные мокрые деньги Simon Elder 2007-09-26
Фильмы I'll Believe You Unknown 2007-01-01
Series The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Фильмы Семейный праздник Мэдеи Carlos 2006-02-24
Фильмы Что-то Новенькое Mark Harper 2006-01-29
Фильмы Covert One: The Hades Factor Palmer Addison 2006-01-01
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Series Шоу Тони Данца Unknown 2004-09-13
Series LAX 2004-09-13
Series Fatherhood 2004-06-20
Фильмы Do Geese See God? Man 2004-11-23
Series Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Джимми Киммел в прямом эфире Unknown 2003-01-26
Фильмы Truth Be Told Det. Harris 2002-01-01
Series Half & Half Unknown 2002-09-23
Фильмы Во всей красе Nicholas 2002-08-02
Фильмы The Legend of Suriyothai 2001-08-17
Series Закон и порядок. Специальный корпус Unknown 1999-09-20
Фильмы Великолепный 1999-02-12
Фильмы Deep Impact Mark Simon 1998-05-08
Фильмы Столкновение с бездной Mark Simon 1998-05-08
Фильмы Гаттака Geneticist 1997-09-07
Фильмы Gattaca Geneticist 1997-10-24
Series High Incident 1996-03-04
Фильмы Soul of the Game Jackie Robinson 1996-04-20
Series Remember WENN Capt. Lee 1996-01-13
Фильмы Mistrial Lieutenant C. Hodges 1996-11-02
Фильмы Правое дело Bobby Earl 1995-02-17
Фильмы Father & Son: Dangerous Relations Jared Williams 1993-04-19
Фильмы The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry 1991-01-01
Series Elvis Chance Williams 1990-02-06
Фильмы Heat Wave Bob Richardson 1990-08-13
Фильмы Murder in Mississippi James Chaney 1990-02-05
Фильмы The Cover Girl and the Cop Horace Bouchet 1989-01-16
Фильмы Mickey's 60th Birthday Jonathan Rollins 1988-11-13
Series Джамп стрит, 21 Unknown 1987-04-12
Series Другой мир Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Закон Лос-Анджелеса Jonathan Rollins 1986-09-15
Series Шоу Косби Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Пугало и миссис Кинг Unknown 1983-10-03
Series В прямом эфире с Риджесом и Кэти Ли Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Рыцарь дорог Unknown 1982-09-26
Series Semi-Tough Russell Walker 1980-05-29
Фильмы Мост слишком далеко Palmer Addison 1977-06-15
Фильмы Nothing But the Night Unknown 1973-01-01
Series 海のトリトン Tom Gibbsons 1972-04-01