Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood

His role in 'Full Frontal' (2002)
Having already established himself as a charismatic and versatile actor, Blair Underwood hopes to begin work soon on his feature directorial debut, "My Soul To Keep." He will also star in the supernatural thriller, which is based on the novel by Tananarive Due.Underwood will star in three films next year. He appears as the male lead opposite Julia Roberts in Steven Soderbergh's "Full Frontal" (Miramax, August 2). He also stars in the independent dramas "Final Breakdown" and "G."Last year he starred in the independent thriller "Asunder," portraying a psychotic stalker. He was also co-executive producer of the film. Additionally, he starred as a Marine captain in William Friedkin's "Rules of Engagement," for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Film. That same year he won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his starring role in Steven Bochco's "City of Angels." Also in 2000, People magazine named him one of its "50 Most Beautiful People."Underwood's theater credits include "Measure for Measure," at the 1993 New York Shakespeare Festival, "El Negro en Peru," "The Game of Love and Chance," and "Love Letters" opposite Alfre Woodard.Underwood is involved in numerous charitable organizations. His dedicated support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association won him the 1993 Humanitarian Award, presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of MDA. He is also co-founder of Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA). Founded in 1989 with Alfre Woodard, Danny Glover, Mary Steenburgen, CCH Pounder and other friends in the arts and entertainment community, ANSA supports a democratic South Africa with equal rights and opportunities for all citizens.Source: perfectpeople.net
That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game.More Blair Underwood quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Performing in Purlie was incredible.More Blair Underwood quotes [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
It was big fun. Jamie and Anthony Anderson - and Taye Diggs - we just had a great time.More Blair Underwood quotes [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
All you can do is do the best you can and I did that. I had a great time. I made a product and I was not embarrassed by it at all so you do it and you move on.More Blair Underwood quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
His name is Tom, I've got a feeling that's got something to do with 'Uncle Tom.' He's the brother that sells his soul to the devil. Jamie's father is running for Governor of California and I play his father's campaign manager.More Blair Underwood quotes [04/11/2006 12:04:00]

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