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Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood
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Birth Date

August 27, 1979

Age

58 years old

Nationality

United States

Sun Sign

Virgo

Natural hair color

Black

Eye color

Dark Brown

Height

5 ft 11 in | 180.5 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million

Weight

78 kg | 172 lbs

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Blair Erwin Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington, United States, on August 25, 1964, is an American actor.

Young Blair Underwood began his professional acting career in 1985.

He made his big screen debut in musical comedy drama film Krush Groove (1985) in role as Russell Walker.

He got his television debut in NBC action crime drama series Knight Rider (1985) in episode "Knight of the Juggernaut: Part 1", in role as Potts.

Blair's breakthrough performance came as Jonathan Rollins in NBC legal drama series L.A. Law (1987-1994).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "A Streetcar Named Desire" (2012), in role as Stanley, for which he was nominated for the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award.

He made his feature film directorial debut with crime drama The Bridge to Nowhere (2009).

Blair Underwood Height and Weight

How tall is Blair Underwood and what is his weight? Blair Underwood's height is 5' 11" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 180.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 172 іn pоunds or 78 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Blair Underwood Age

Blair Underwood is 58 years old.

Blair Underwood Net Worth

Blair Underwood net worth is around 8 million dollars.

Best Movies

He won the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his roles in films:

Murder in film Mississippi (1990) drama historical as James Chaney

Mama Flora's Family (1998) historical fiction as Willie

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Keith Weston in crime action heist film Set It Off (1996).

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role as Jackie Robinson in drama historical movie Soul of the Game (1996).

He won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Captain Lee, USMC in war and legal drama film Rules of Engagement (2000).

He won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special and was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for his role as Ludie Watts in drama movie The Trip to Bountiful (2014).

Just Cause (1995) crime thriller opposite Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne

Mistrial (1996) drama with Bill Pullman and Robert Loggia

Gattaca (1997) dystopian science fiction thriller opposite Ethan Hawke and Jude Law

Asunder (1999) mystery thriller with Michael Beach and Debbi Morgan

Something New (2006) romantic comedy drama opposite Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker

Madea's Family Reunion (2006) comedy drama with Tyler Perry and Lisa Arrindell Anderson

Juanita (2019) drama opposite Alfre Woodard and Bonnie Johnson

Bad Hair (2020) satirical comedy horror with Elle Lorraine and Jay Pharoah

Really Love (2020) romantic drama opposite Kofi Siriboe and Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Jonathan Rollins in NBC legal drama series L.A. Law (1987-1994).

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his recurring roles in television series:

S*x and the City (2004) HBO romantic comedy drama series as Dr. Robert Leeds

The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006-2010) CBS sitcom as Mr. Harris

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his roles in television series:

Dirty S*xy Money (2007-2009) ABC drama series as Simon Elder

The Event (2010-2011) NBC drama series as President Elias Martinez

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Alex in HBO drama series In Treatment (2008).

He won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dr. Ben Turner in CBS medical drama television series City of Angels (2000).

One Life to Live (1985-1986) ABC soap opera in role as Bobby Blue

Downtown (1986-1987) CBS crime drama series in role as Terry Corsaro

High Incident (1996-1997) ABC police drama series in role as Officer Michael Rhoades

Fatherhood (2004-2005) Nickelodeon animated sitcom in role as Dr. Arthur Bindlebeep

LAX (2004-2005) NBC drama series in role as Roger De Souza

Ironside (2013) NBC police drama series in role as Robert Ironside

He had recurring role as Andrew Garner in ABC science fiction series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015-2016).

He voiced Makuu in Disney's animated television series The Lion Guard (2016-2019).

Quantico (2016-2018) ABC thriller drama series in role as Owen Hall

When They See Us (2019) Netflix crime drama miniseries in role as Bobby Burns

He had recurring role as Professor Moses Brown in Netflix comedy drama series Dear White People (2019).

Self Made (2020) Netflix drama limited series in role as Charles James Walker

Impeachment: American Crime Story (2021) FX true-crime anthology series in role as Vernon Jordan

Three Women (2022) Showtime drama series in role as Richard

Facts

Attended the Petersburg High School in Petersburg, Virginia.

Studied at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Has one older brother, Frank Underwood, Jr. and two younger sisters: Marlo Underwood-Collins, Mellisa Underwood.

He is a descendant of the Babungo people of Cameroon.

He is an honorary member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

He won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word as co-narrator of audiobook, An Inconvenient Truth (2009).

He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role as Davenport in revival of "A Soldier's Play" (2020).

He voiced Hunter in video game The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (2008).

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Relationships

He was married to Desiree DaCosta (1993-2021) , they have one daughter, Brielle and two sons: Paris and Blake Ellis.

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