Blair Underwood

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. His 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. 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 the film 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 2007, Underwood co-authored the novel Casanegra: A Tennyson Hardwick Novel with husband-and-wife team Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due. He's also had recurring roles on Dirty Sexy Money, NBC's The Event, Ironside, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Quantico. He 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".
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Tacoma, Washington, USA
    Birthday
    8/25/1964
Asunder
Asunder
8.7
The Hit
4
Krush Groove
Krush Groove
6.1
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
3.7
Do Geese See God
Do Geese See God
5.8
First Generation
0
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
6.2
Penguins: Life on the Edge
Penguins: Life on the Edge
7.8
Black Patriots: Buffalo Soldiers
Black Patriots: Buffalo Soldiers
0
Bear Witness
Bear Witness
6
The Golden Blaze
The Golden Blaze
1
G
G
6
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
6
Heat Wave
Heat Wave
7
Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told
7.5
A Soldier's Play
A Soldier's Play
0
Covert One: The Hades Factor
Covert One: The Hades Factor
5.9
Just Cause
Just Cause
6.2
Soul of the Game
Soul of the Game
5.4
The Trip to Bountiful
The Trip to Bountiful
5.9
Murder in Mississippi
Murder in Mississippi
6.5
Mistrial
Mistrial
4.8
Something New
Something New
6.5
Mr. SOUL!
Mr. SOUL!
7.5
The Wishing Tree
The Wishing Tree
7.4
Juanita
Juanita
5.2
Longlegs
Longlegs
0
Set It Off
Set It Off
7.2
Malibu's Most Wanted
Malibu's Most Wanted
5.1
Madea's Family Reunion
Madea's Family Reunion
6.4
The Cover Girl and the Cop
The Cover Girl and the Cop
3
The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry
The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry
5.5
Rules of Engagement
Rules of Engagement
6.2
Full Frontal
Full Frontal
4.7
Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers
Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers
5.7
Bad Hair
Bad Hair
5.8
Really Love
Really Love
6.3
The Art of Getting By
The Art of Getting By
6.6
The After Party
The After Party
6.1
Gattaca
Gattaca
7.6
Weather Girl
Weather Girl
5.6
Origin
Origin
6.6
Deep Impact
Deep Impact
6.2
The Paley Center Salutes Law & Order: SVU
The Paley Center Salutes Law & Order: SVU
9.6
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar
6.7
Posse
Posse
5.3
The Gristle
The Gristle
5.5
Mickey's 60th Birthday
Mickey's 60th Birthday
6.8
Voices That Care
8
Logo
Nuxt Movies
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