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
Sex in the City was a different kind of phenomenon because of the show itself is a phenomenon and to me that's successful because to resonate with women across the board for six years and have only one African-American actor pass through for one episode.More Blair Underwood quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now it's a fully realized production but for the fact that we're holding our scripts in our hand and some of us used them, and some of us didn't and you have to by union rules hold the script. You don't have to use them but you gotta hold them.More Blair Underwood quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The voice over is a hat you put on right now as opposed to worrying about going through wardrobe, and having to look a certain way. You just got to let your voice do the talking for you.More Blair Underwood quotes [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we'll see that's to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.More Blair Underwood quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So it's a source of fun and a source of pride to have been a part of this little movie that could.More Blair Underwood quotes [04/11/2006 12:04:00]

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