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Shemar Moore

Shemar Moore

Birthday: 20 April 1970, Oakland, California, USA
Birth Name: Shemar Franklin Moore
Height: 185 cm

Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan o ...Show more

Shemar Moore
Celebrities have more influence to be able to reach out to people, but people are becoming famous on Show more Celebrities have more influence to be able to reach out to people, but people are becoming famous on Facebook and social media every day. Hide
After eight years on 'Young and the Restless' and eight years on 'Criminal Minds,' I'm ready for tha Show more After eight years on 'Young and the Restless' and eight years on 'Criminal Minds,' I'm ready for that next phase of my career. Hide
What I love about 'Criminal Minds' is that Morgan is an ex-marine, ex-SWAT. To do those things you h Show more What I love about 'Criminal Minds' is that Morgan is an ex-marine, ex-SWAT. To do those things you have to be a pretty badass dude. It's a great incentive to stay in shape. Hide
I'm raised by a single mom and didn't have pops around for the most part of my life. And she, by any Show more I'm raised by a single mom and didn't have pops around for the most part of my life. And she, by any means necessary, gave me the best opportunities that she knew how to give me. Hide
I know that on my own sites, a picture of me with my mom or me with my dog does well, but when I put Show more I know that on my own sites, a picture of me with my mom or me with my dog does well, but when I put up a picture of myself shirtless, it does get a little crazy. Hide
It's no accident that I'm not married and don't have kids yet. It's no accident that I'm not married and don't have kids yet.
I don't want to be an old dad. I don't want to be an old dad.
I still have shy qualities but nobody would believe that, just because we're in the forefront and I Show more I still have shy qualities but nobody would believe that, just because we're in the forefront and I can talk a lot of mess and I can run my mouth. Hide
I do like working out. I feel my best when I work out, but you know, I'm human. I like to ride my bi Show more I do like working out. I feel my best when I work out, but you know, I'm human. I like to ride my bicycle and lift weights and hike. When I am diligently working out, ideally, I like to work out four days a week. If I can do that, I feel good about myself. Hide
I'm a drama guy. I'm a drama guy.
I got country music in me. I got country music in me.
Orlando's a part of me. The next guy's a part of me. And the next guy's a part of me. That's all I'm Show more Orlando's a part of me. The next guy's a part of me. And the next guy's a part of me. That's all I'm trying to do, is tell cool stories that people can relate to. Hide
No week is ever the same in my world! An average week in my life changes based on my shooting schedu Show more No week is ever the same in my world! An average week in my life changes based on my shooting schedule, if I'm promoting a project, or anything else I have going on. Hide
I'm very proud to be black, but I'm just as much black as I am white. But I want tell stories that e Show more I'm very proud to be black, but I'm just as much black as I am white. But I want tell stories that everybody can relate to, so I don't care who's opposite me. Hide
I could run, but I was throwing 93 mph coming out of high school. I could run, but I was throwing 93 mph coming out of high school.
I don't see myself as a 'black actor,' I'm just Shemar Moore the actor. I'm very proud to be black, Show more I don't see myself as a 'black actor,' I'm just Shemar Moore the actor. I'm very proud to be black, but I'm just as much black as I am white. Hide
Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her Show more Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn't have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She taught me how to appreciate and respect women. She taught me chivalry and how to love a woman and respect their feelings and emotions. Hide
Because I could throw so hard when I got to college, they made me a pitcher. If I had to it all over Show more Because I could throw so hard when I got to college, they made me a pitcher. If I had to it all over again, I would have stuck to playing in the outfield. I loved running. I can catch everything in the outfield. I could throw people out from the fence. Hide
I hosted Soul train but I listen to everything. I hosted Soul train but I listen to everything.
I'm not a machine. I get really motivated, then I fall off the wagon and want to eat Chinese food an Show more I'm not a machine. I get really motivated, then I fall off the wagon and want to eat Chinese food and sit on my couch and gain five or 10 pounds! Hide
I admire Brad Pitt, honestly, just because of how he started and the obstacles he had to overcome to Show more I admire Brad Pitt, honestly, just because of how he started and the obstacles he had to overcome to have the career that he's had. Hide
Hopefully when you see the movie, Maybe you don't have the Orlando in your life, but you know that g Show more Hopefully when you see the movie, Maybe you don't have the Orlando in your life, but you know that guy. He goes to church. He's down the street. He's one of the boys at the schoolyard. They exist. Hide
That's because I didn't have to work with Madea. I only had to work with Madea once, and that was at Show more That's because I didn't have to work with Madea. I only had to work with Madea once, and that was at the barbecue and I didn't have to get close to her. Hide
Acting is therapeutic. I say I'm not shy, but... Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you've Show more Acting is therapeutic. I say I'm not shy, but... Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you've got to be really confident to put yourself out there to be judged. Hide
But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher. But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher.
Now that I've established myself in a drama, I'm plugging away, trying to get the attention of peopl Show more Now that I've established myself in a drama, I'm plugging away, trying to get the attention of people who do the independent movies and the features. Hide
Television is in a different time because of reality television, so it's not as exciting. Television is in a different time because of reality television, so it's not as exciting.
Kim Kardashian is a major player coming off of a reality show, and nobody can turn a blind eye to wh Show more Kim Kardashian is a major player coming off of a reality show, and nobody can turn a blind eye to what she's accomplished, no matter how you see her. Hide
Well, you can't compete with a six foot five man in a wig. Well, you can't compete with a six foot five man in a wig.
It's no accident that I'm not married and don't have kids yet. Because, despite what I've achieved i Show more It's no accident that I'm not married and don't have kids yet. Because, despite what I've achieved in my career, I'm always wondering when somebody's gonna tap me on the shoulder and say, 'OK, the gig is up.' Hide
I got rock in me. I got rock in me.
I think because people are passing - people that we are aware of are passing at - I don't say a grea Show more I think because people are passing - people that we are aware of are passing at - I don't say a great pace, but it seems like people are dropping, and I think it's just making - there's a consciousness and there's sensitivity to it. Hide
When I do tie the knot, it will be one time, for good. When I do tie the knot, it will be one time, for good.
But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn't having it. She was like, you're not about Show more But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn't having it. She was like, you're not about to think that you can just play ball, because if you get hurt, you're going to be out of luck. Hide
Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting. Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting.
I'm not saying that I am all of my characters, but for me to bring a character to life, you've got t Show more I'm not saying that I am all of my characters, but for me to bring a character to life, you've got to be able to find your own truth. Hide
I want a partner in crime and a Bonnie to my Clyde. I've just been so focused on my career. Women do Show more I want a partner in crime and a Bonnie to my Clyde. I've just been so focused on my career. Women don't like being number two, so I've been glad to keep my distance so I could focus on me, get my life together and take care of my mom without disappointing the woman I love. Hide
I like to make money; I like to have nice things. But I love to act; I love to tell stories. I like to make money; I like to have nice things. But I love to act; I love to tell stories.
Each morning needs to start with a good sweat. I'm either working out at home or on set, depending o Show more Each morning needs to start with a good sweat. I'm either working out at home or on set, depending on my call time. Hide
We never get enough of falling in love and believing in love. We never get enough of falling in love and believing in love.
Whether it's because of how somebody looks or because of what they're wearing, you kind of assess a Show more Whether it's because of how somebody looks or because of what they're wearing, you kind of assess a person in the first five minutes before they even speak. Hide
You know, I don't play the race card a lot. I'm half-black, half-white, and I'm proud of - my skin i Show more You know, I don't play the race card a lot. I'm half-black, half-white, and I'm proud of - my skin is brown. The world sees me as a black man, but my mother didn't raise me as a black man. She didn't raise me as a white guy. Hide
I wanna chase down Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith. I would love to start my film career. I wanna chase down Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith. I would love to start my film career.
Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for Show more Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for you. And through that vulnerability comes strength. Hide
I could describe my career in two words: who knew. I was on the path to becoming a professional base Show more I could describe my career in two words: who knew. I was on the path to becoming a professional baseball player, but I got injured in college. When I decided to move out to L.A. to try acting, nobody was betting on me, not even my family. But it's always been that way for me; nothing has come easy. Hide
It was truly a lesson in don't take something at face value. You know, so many of us do in life. Whe Show more It was truly a lesson in don't take something at face value. You know, so many of us do in life. Whether it's because of how somebody looks or because of what they're wearing or what have you, you kind of assess a person in the first five minutes before they even speak. Hide
There are days when I feel confident, and I feel like, 'OK, this outfit looks nice, I look good, I'm Show more There are days when I feel confident, and I feel like, 'OK, this outfit looks nice, I look good, I'm in shape.' But I'm never going to walk out the house trying to be sexy, because that to me is cheesy and not attractive. Hide
Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carte Show more Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter. Hide
I say I'm not shy, but... Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you've got to be really confid Show more I say I'm not shy, but... Acting is a very vulnerable experience, and you've got to be really confident to put yourself out there to be judged. Hide
And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I pu Show more And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I purposely created a character that was away from how you've known me thus far in my career. Hide
I always speak so highly of my mom because she's my partner in crime, and none of this would be poss Show more I always speak so highly of my mom because she's my partner in crime, and none of this would be possible without her love and support. Always have to make time for Mom. Hide
But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield. But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield.
Acting is therapeutic. Acting is therapeutic.
Shemar Moore's FILMOGRAPHY
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