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Jaleel White

Jaleel White

Highest Rated: 93% Hustle (2022)

Lowest Rated: 14% Dumbbells (2014)

Birthday: Nov 27, 1976

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

A child actor with an impressive list of credits by the age of 12, Jaleel White became a star by playing the unbelievably dorky Steve Urkel on "Family Matters" (ABC/CBS, 1989-1998). Exploding from a one-episode guest star to series-conquering supernova, White's Urkel became an international craze, spawning countless products and catchphrases, including "Did I do that?" Winning three Image Awards for his work, White displayed an impressive range and flair for physical comedy, but the character was so pervasive throughout pop culture that he found it difficult to avoid being typecast when the show ended. After voicing Sonic the Hedgehog on various animated series iterations and also graduating from college, White attempted a sitcom comeback with "Grown Ups" (UPN, 1999-2000) and lent his voice to the animated film "Quest for Camelot" (1998). Slowly laying the groundwork for a career renaissance, he impressed with a cameo as a talent booker in "Dreamgirls" (2006), played a delightfully eccentric teacher in "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer" (2011) and was named host of the Syfy game show "Total Blackout." Although it was unlikely he could ever recapture the pop cultural dominance of his Urkel days, Jaleel White proved he was a talented and ambitious performer who was determined to move beyond his child stardom.

Highest rated movies

93% Hustle 21% Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer
14% Dumbbells

Photos

Jaleel White Psych, Richard Stroh (L), Jaleel White (C), Mekhi Phifer (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), James Roday (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), Mekhi Phifer (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Dulé Hill, Jennifer Lynch, Saladin Patterson, Jaleel White, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), James Roday (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, from left: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, James Roday, Dulé Hill, 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), Cheech Marin (C), Mekhi Phifer (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), Mekhi Phifer (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Psych, Jaleel White (L), Mekhi Phifer (R), 'Let's Doo-Wop It Again', Season 6, Ep. #13, 03/21/2012, ©USA Kendra on Top, Jaleel White (L), Kendra Wilkinson (R), 'Season 4', 08/21/2015, ©WE Kendra on Top, from left: Hank Baskett, Jake Quickenden, Kendra Wilkinson, Matt Edmondson, Jaleel White, 'Season 4', 08/21/2015, ©WE

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 79% Make Me Scream Self - 2023
No Score Yet No Score Yet Make me scream Unknown (Character) - 2023
No Score Yet 91% Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie! Steve Urkel (Voice),
Producer
- 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dumbbells: Special Edition Unknown (Character) - 2022
93% 93% Hustle Blake (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vision Central Lyle Silvers (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet 50% The Greatest Inheritance Mr. Shepard (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet 25% Staging Christmas Mr. Lexington (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet 5th of July Orlando Leal (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet When Vows Break Dwayne (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Preacher's Son James Black (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 17% Mommy, I Didn't Do It Detective Hamer (Character) - 2017
14% 60% Dumbbells Cult Leader (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 50% The Santa Con Paul Greenberg (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet 4Play Jamal (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wrong Woman Detective Hamer (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 89% Sonic Sonic (Voice) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhymes With Banana J (Character) - 2012
21% 41% Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer Mr. Todd (Character) $15.0M 2011
No Score Yet 20% Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus Dr. Terry McCormick (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 38% Call of the Wild Dr. Spencer (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 41% Kissing Cousins Antwone (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 23% Green Flash Jason Bootie (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 37% Miracle Dogs Too Leo (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 76% Who Made the Potatoe Salad? Michael (Character) - 2006
46% 44% Big Fat Liar Self $47.8M 2002
43% 60% Quest for Camelot Bladebeak (Voice) $22.7M 1998
No Score Yet 50% Silence of the Heart Hanry (Character) - 1984

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet To Tell the Truth Guest 2022
No Score Yet 24% The Drew Barrymore Show Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Overserved With Lisa Vanderpump Self 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Raven's Home Chris Spring-Lake (Guest Star) 2020
94% 81% Fresh Off the Boat Calvin (Guest Star) 2018 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Caroline & Friends: The Game Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Steve Urkel (Guest Voice) 2019
No Score Yet 73% Historical Roasts Muhammad Ali (Guest Star) 2019
88% 87% Trial & Error Atticus Ditto Jr. (Guest Star) 2018
63% 89% Me, Myself & I Darryl- Present Day (Character) 2017-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Darlings Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
90% 83% Bones Officer Adams (Guest Star) 2017
98% 85% Atlanta Himself (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 88% At Midnight With Chris Hardwick Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Family Feud Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fameless Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Guilty Pleasures Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Food Fight Contestant 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Worst Cooks in America Contestant 2015
No Score Yet 81% Drunk History Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
82% 87% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 69% Hawaii Five-0 Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kenny Greene (Guest Star) 2014
78% 60% Drop Dead Diva Bob (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Total Blackout Host 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doctors Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars Contestant 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show Guest 2012
89% 94% Psych Unknown (Guest Star) 2009 2012
No Score Yet 83% NCIS Martin Thomas (Guest Star) 2012
90% 96% House Porter (Guest Star) 2011
86% 91% Boston Legal Kevin Givens (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Half & Half Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown (Voice) 2000
33% No Score Yet Grown Ups J. Calvin Frazier (Character),
Producer
1999-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Matters Unknown (Character) 1989-1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet 91% The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet 86% Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog (Voice) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Step by Step Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet 81% Full House Steve Urkel (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Van Van Morris (Character) 1984