Blair Underwood Biography (1964-)

Born August 25, 1964, in Tacoma, Washington; son of Frank (U.S. Army Colonel)and Marilyn (an interior decorator) Underwood; married Desiree DaCosta, 1994; children: Paris, Briell. Addresses: Contact: Media Relations, National Broadcasting Company, Inc., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
August 25, 1964
Tacoma, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Russell Walker, Krush Groove, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Jesus, The Second Coming, 1992
  • Sheriff Carver, Posse, 1993
  • Bobby Earl Ferguson, Just Cause, 1995
  • Keith, Set It Off, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Geneticist, Gattaca, Columbia, 1997
  • Mark Simon, Deep Impact, Paramount, 1998
  • Chance Williams, Asunder, New Millennium, 1998
  • Captain Lee, Rules of Engagement, Paramount, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Co-executive producer, Asunder, New Millennium Releasing, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Horace Bouchet, The Cover Girl and the Cop (also known as Beauty & Denise), NBC, 1989
  • Bob Richardson, Heat Wave, TNT, 1990
  • James Chaney, Murder in Mississippi, NBC, 1990
  • Jared Williams, Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (also knownas Dangerous Relations and On the Streets of L.A.), NBC, 1993
  • Jackie Robinson, Soul of the Game (also known as Field of Honour), HBO, 1996
  • Lieutenant C. Hodges, Mistrial, HBO, 1996
  • Magic man/Thomas, The Wishing Tree, Showtime, 2000
  • Series
  • Bobby Blue, One Life to Live, ABC, 1985-86
  • Terry Corsaro, Downtown, CBS, 1986-87
  • Jonathan Rollins, L.A. Law, NBC, 1987-94
  • Officer Mike Rhoades, High Incident, ABC, 1996
  • Dr. Ben Turner, City of Angels, CBS, 2000-01
  • Miniseries
  • Willie, Mama Flora's Family, CBS, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Mark Roberts, "Theo and the Older Woman," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1985
  • Potts, "Knight of the Juggernaut," Knight Rider, 1985
  • Denise's boyfriend, "Jitterbug Break," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1985
  • Reggie Brooks, "Don't Pet the Teacher," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987
  • Stillman, "All That Glitters," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1987
  • Reginold Brooks, "Gotta Finish the Riff," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987
  • Zelmer Collier, "War and Peace," A Different World, 1991
  • Lewis Douglass, "The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry," The American Experience, 1991
  • Voice, The Legend of Prince Valiant, 1991
  • Voice of King Midas, "King Midas and the Golden Touch," Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, HBO, 1995
  • Voice, "Pig Amok," Duckman, 1996
  • Specials
  • Mickey's 60th Birthday Special, 1988
  • That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88, 1988
  • Judge, The 1988 Miss America Pageant, 1988
  • NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XIX, 1988
  • Unforgettable, KHV-TV, 1989
  • Host, Legacy, 1990
  • MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon, 1990
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, 1990
  • Host, 101st Tournament of Roses Parade, NBC, 1990
  • Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake, 1991
  • Story of a People: The Black Road to Hollywood, 1991
  • The "L.A. Law" 100th Episode Special, 1991
  • Voices That Care, 1991
  • Host, 19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, 1992
  • Grand Marshal, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Parade, 1992
  • Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration, 1992
  • I Hate the Way I Look, ABC, 1993
  • In a New Light '93, ABC, 1993
  • Host, VH1 Good News People, VH1, 1993
  • Host, The Secret of ... , PBS, 1995
  • Host, Dying in Vein: Rock n' Roll on Heroin, VH1, 1996
  • The 2nd Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest, 1999
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 10th Annual American Black Achievement Awards, 1989
  • The 21st Annual NAACP Image Awards, 1989
  • 61st Annual Academy Awards, 1989
  • Presenter, The ESPY Awards, 1995
  • The 1996 NCLR Bravo Awards, 1996
  • Presenter, The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1996
  • Host, 30th NAACP Image Awards, 1999
  • Presenter, The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards, 2000
  • Presenter, Essence Awards 2000, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Associate producer, Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (also known as Dangerous Relations and On the Streets of L.A.), NBC, 1993

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