Blair was chosen as one of People Magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" for 2007.
Blair Underwood admits that he can't rap.
Blair Underwood is 5'10" tall.
In 2006, Blair Underwood appeared in the movie Madea's Family Reunion.
Blair Underwood is one of TV Guide's "Most influential faces of the 90s."
In 2000, People Magazine named Blair Underwood as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People."
Blair Underwood has directed five music videos.
In 1992, Blair Underwood produced, co-wrote and starred in the short movie called The Second Coming.
Blair Underwood has appeared in many theatrical plays such as The Game of Love and Chance, Love Letters, Measure for Measure, and El Negro en Peru.
Blair Underwood was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role on L.A. Law.
In 1985, Blair Underwood made his film debut in the movie called Krush Groove.
Blair Underwood got his first big break when he starred on The Cosby Show. He got it on the second day after he moved to New York.
Blair Underwood went to Petersburg High School.
Blair Underwood is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated.
Blair Underwood has two children named Paris and Brielle.
Blair attended Carnegie Mellon University.
In 1994 he married actress Desiree DaCosta. They have three children together.
In 2005, Blair published a non-fiction book called Before I Got Here. The book is a collection of stories from parents that speak to the existence of a child's soul prior to birth.
In 1989, he co-founded Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA). Fellow co-founders are: 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.
In 2004 Blair appeared in a public service announcement for The Fulfillment Fund.
In 2003, Blair, along with Ashley Judd, served as the spokesperson for YouthAIDS.
Blair was director, executive producer, writer and star of the dramatic short film The Second Coming, in which he played "Jesus Christ" returning to earth.
Blair recently completed a tour of his one-man show IM4: From the Mountaintop to Hip Hop. The play, created and conceived by Underwood and written by his brother, is the story of a rap mogul who gets gunned down. During his heavenly journey, the mogul meets the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blair plays eight characters in the play.
Blair recently starred in and produced the independent drama How Did It Feel?
Blair Underwood on the 1993 Humanitarian Award for his support in helping the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
His father was a U.S. Army Colonel.
He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care."
Blair Underwood: (On the definition of Charm) Charm is finding the beauty in the woman you're talking to. . .When you find the beauty in the woman you're talking to, it makes you light up inside. That's charm.
Blair Underwood: (talking about his role in "Golden Blaze") The message behind the film would be to love your family, and love your father because the end of the story the little boy who loves his father but he's embarrassed by him because he's a nerd and he's a geek and not cool like some of the other fathers and he becomes the Golden Blaze and then he becomes cool but, more than anything, it's about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.
Blair Underwood: My favorite superhero was this old Japanese black and white live action show that very few people remember, but lots of people remember Ultra Man. It was Ultra Man. It was the one that came on before that. It was John Sokko and his giant robot. I wanted to be Johnny Sokko and I wanted my own giant robot because Johnny Sokko would open up his watch and he would talk to the robot in a nearby building across town and the rooftop would open up and the giant robot, which was like 40 feet high would fly out and save the world.
Blair Underwood: I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called "Fatherhood" on Nickelodeon. So it's just shifting gears, this is what it is, the voice over, 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.
Blair Underwood: It's so easy to sell your soul or sell out or cop out, and what it really comes down to is choices. If you have some kind of game plan, or at least a faith in your ability, it doesn't matter if this town validates you or not because you're already validated by your gifts. I just try to stay focused on what I have to offer.