Jaleel White a.k.a Steve Urkel of Family Matters fame, hasnt been seen since his days on the hilarious sitcom. After Family Matters, In 1999, a pilot for UPN called Grown Ups was based around White as a young man striking out into adulthood. Additionally, he co-produced and wrote episodes for the show, in which he also starred as “J”, a college graduate struggling to establish his role in life as an adult. It was cancelled after one season. White’s acting roles were not restricted to sitcoms however; he costarred in the 1991 animated film Quest for Camelot. He was also the voice of the famed video game character Sonic the Hedgehog in most of the American TV shows – Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Sonic underground, as well as a Christmas special. White also had small parts in the films Big Fat Liar and Dreamgirls, and was the voice of Martin Luther Luther King Jr. in Our Friend Martin. In 2007, he guest starred on the ABC legal drama Boston Legal, playing a law school graduate interviewing for a job at Crane, Pool and Schmidt. He also appeared on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as Ashley’s boyfriend in one episode, and also UPN’s Half & Half as a date of young Mona who left her at the end of the episode for a waitress.
White is currently working behind the scenes and is busy at work with his entertainment company Imagine Entertainment.
That show was one of the many sitcoms that shaped our African American culture.
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