Blair Underwood

United States

Blair Underwood Bio

Who is Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood is an American film, television as well as stage actor. For seven years he portrayed as Jonathan Rollins on the legal drama L.A. Law. He also appeared on Dirty Sex Money, The New Adventures of Old Christine etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Tacoma, Washington to Marilyn Ann Scales and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr. He studied at the Petersburg High School located in Petersburg, Virginia. He then attended Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Blair Erwin Underwood. His net worth is approximately $6 million. He belongs to black ethnic background holding American nationality. He has dark brown eyes. His hair is black in color.

Personal Life

He is a happily married man. He got married to Desiree DaCosta on September 17 1994. The couple together is blessed with three children named Paris, Brielle and Blake. There is no any news about her separation or divorce.


In 1992 and 1995 he won NAACP Image Awards as an Outstanding Actor for his work in Murder in Mississippi and L.A. Law respectively. He won same award in 1999 and 2001. He was awarded with Grammy Awards in 2009.


He was rumored to get fired as he refused to play a bi-sexual role.