Date of birth: August 25, 1964 (Age 53)
Full name: Blair. E. Underwood
Born Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Height: 5’10’’ (177.8 cm)
Weight: 78 kg (174 pounds)
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark Brown
The confidently talented Blair Underwood has made his way to fame as an actor and director. Blair discovered quite early in life that acting was a career he wanted to pursue and went ahead to study at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in order to equip himself to invade both the movie and television industries.
1985 seemed to be a year of opened doors for Blair. He had invested much in himself up till this point and this year marked a beginning of remarkable success for him. He made his way into the movie industry with his first role as Russell Walker in Krush Groove.
He also got his first role in the television industry as Potts in Knight Rider. Blair began with a big bang as he featured in five television shows and films just within his first year.
He continued to attain higher heights in the industry and by 2005 he broke into another aspect of his field as a producer in the movie Straight Out of Compton 2 where he also acted as Hen.
His incredible talent in the industry has won him 7 awards and 13 other nominations.
Apart from his career, Blair is a man that believes in giving back to the community and has the heart to serve, leading him to actively be a part of several charitable organisations like YouthAIDS.
Blair’s beliefs serve as a guide for young aspiring actors in order to keep them on the right track.
He believes that every actor needs to learn to stay focused on what they have to offer and never lose faith in themselves. Due to the various demands in the industry, it is easy for a person to forget themselves and eventually miss their path, therefore, he also believes that every actor needs to have a game plan and choose not to compromise.
Throughout his over 3-decade career, he has attained great success in his career as well as a happy 23-year long marriage and counting.