Lens On Talent 2 | Blair Underwood

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Blair Underwood - Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington.

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Blair Underwood - Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington.

Blair Underwood - Since his father was a United States Army colonel, he spent his childhood living on bases in the U.S. and Germany.

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Blair Underwood - Since his father was a United States Army colonel, he spent his childhood living on bases in the U.S. and Germany.

Blair Underwood - After graduating from high school in Virginia, he attended the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Blair Underwood - After graduating from high school in Virginia, he attended the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, PA.

Blair Underwood - His feature film debut was in the movie, ?Krush Groove? in 1985.

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Blair Underwood - His feature film debut was in the movie, ?Krush Groove? in 1985.

Blair Underwood - He played attorney Jonathan Rollins on the legal drama, ?L.A. Law? for seven years.

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Blair Underwood - He played attorney Jonathan Rollins on the legal drama, ?L.A. Law? for seven years.

Blair Underwood - In 1994, he married Desiree DaCosta. They have three children together.

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Blair Underwood - In 1994, he married Desiree DaCosta. They have three children together.

Blair Underwood - Underwood broke into film in the ?90s with ?Just Cause,? ?Set It Off,? and ?Deep Impact.?

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Blair Underwood - Underwood broke into film in the ?90s with ?Just Cause,? ?Set It Off,? and ?Deep Impact.?

Blair Underwood, Actor - Fraternity: Phi Beta Sigma

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Blair Underwood, Actor - Fraternity: Phi Beta Sigma

Blair Underwood - Along with Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due, he co-authored the fiction novel, ?Casanegra: A Tennyson Hardwick Novel.?

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Blair Underwood - Along with Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due, he co-authored the fiction novel, ?Casanegra: A Tennyson Hardwick Novel.?

Blair Underwood - In 2008, he lent his voice to the character ?Hunter? in the video game, ?The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon.?

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Blair Underwood - In 2008, he lent his voice to the character ?Hunter? in the video game, ?The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon.?

Blair Underwood - His recent TV appearances include ?The New Adventures of Old Christine,? ?Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,? ?Dirty Sexy Money,? and ?In Treatment.?

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Blair Underwood - His recent TV appearances include ?The New Adventures of Old Christine,? ?Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,? ?Dirty Sexy Money,? and ?In Treatment.?

Blair Underwood - Blair Underwood has won three NAACP Image Awards and one Grammy.

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Blair Underwood - Blair Underwood has won three NAACP Image Awards and one Grammy.