Blair Underwood

Bryan Cranston, Blair Underwood, Jennifer Morrison Lead Hollyshorts Film Festival Jury (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Bryan Cranston, Blair Underwood and Jennifer Morrison will lead the jury for this year’s Hollyshorts Film Festival. They will be joined by Stephanie Lang, Joanna Quinn, David Dastmalchian, Adaku Ononogbo and Jeremy Swift. Set to open Aug. 11 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and virtually through the BITPIX platform, the festival will screen a number of short films including Steve McQueen’s prostate cancer documentary “Embarrassed,” starring Idris Elba, Ben Proudfoot’s “Mink!” about the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and Rory Keenan’s “Bump,” starring Gemma Arterton. Also screening on...
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Blair Underwood on 'Black Patriots,' growing up in a military family

Blair Underwood joins Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager to discuss lending his voice to a new History Channel documentary called “Black Patriots: Buffalo Soldiers” which shines a light on a largely unknown part of Civil War history. Underwood says growing up in a military family helped him “learn to get along with everybody and anybody.”May 24, 2022.
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Barrier-Breaking All-Black Female WWII Battalion Inspires New Musical From Blair Underwood (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. The incredible story of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the all Black, all female Army battalion tasked with solving a mail crisis in England and France during World War II, has an inspired the development of a new musical. The news comes after House voted unanimously on Monday to award one of the country’s highest civilian honors, the Congressional Gold Medal, to the unit. The U.S Senate passed the bill in 2021, so it now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. When received, the 6888 will be the...

Blair Underwood joins Showtime’s ‘Three Women’; Netflix rounds out cast for George C. Wolfe’s ‘Rustin’

Blair Underwood has joined his next major project. According to Variety, Underwood, along with Lola Kirke, have been added to the cast of Showtime’s Three Women. They join DeWanda Wise, Shailene Woodley, Betty Gilpin and Ravi Patel, who were previously announced. Based on Lisa Taddeo‘s book of the same name, the series centers on “three women completely overturning their lives.” Underwood will play Richard, a well-known chef who is “blindsided when his wife enters a sexual relationship with another man.” A release date has yet to be set for Three Women.

Horoscope for Aug. 25, 2021: Happy birthday Blair Underwood; Aquarius, confirm appointments

BIRTHDAY STAR: Actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Wash., on this day in 1964. This birthday star portrayed Owen Hall on the series “Quantico” and Andrew Garner on “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,” and he played Jonathan Rollins on the long-running series “L.A. Law.” He has also appeared on episodes of “Your Honor,” “Dear White People” and “The Good Wife.” Underwood’s film rsum includes parts in “The Trip to Bountiful” and “Rules of Engagement.”