Friday, June 9, 2023

This Is How Jaleel White, The Actor Who Played Steve Urkel On ‘Family Things’ Has Changed

Surely many of you have enjoyed iconic series like ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, ‘Family Matters’, ‘Lizzie McGuire’ or ‘Malcolm’.

As such, it is more than likely that you have a special affection for many of its actors, as it was a great pleasure for many to be able to enjoy their misadventures on television for a little while back in the day. Were. Among those actors we will all remember Jaleel White, Will Smith, Hilary Duff or Frankie Muniz. Some of them continue to make appearances in Hollywood productions, as in the case of Will Smith.

Actually, in this post we are going to talk about one of those actors. Specifically, we’re going to talk about Jaleel White, who brought life to the legendary Steve Urkel in ‘Family Matters’. His interpretation was so liked that he ceased to be an episodic character for one of the heroes of the above series.

At just 12, the actor penned ‘Family Matters’, one of the most successful novels of that time. This is the reason why even after turning 45, he is still remembered for that sitcom.

Although the actor was winning the public’s affection with his character, it seems some of his colleagues weren’t as happy, as he himself indicated in an interview with TVOne’s Uncensored: “I’ve been received very well by the cast. Wasn’t done”, referencing Jo Marie Peyton (Harriet), Reginald Veljohnson (Carl) and Telma Hopkins (Rachel).

Also, Jalil said that they were very hard on him in the recording. Specifically, she recalled it this way when she had to play her character’s cousin, Myrtle Urkel: “He was very sensitive when it came to dressing black men. He threw it in my face and I It turned out that I was not doing anything good for our race.”

After such a long time, White is still in the acting world, although it is true that he has not been as successful as his aforementioned role in ‘Family Matters’. Now, the actor has dubbed and participated in series like ‘House’, ‘CSI’, ‘NCIS’, ‘Hawaii 5.0’ to name a few. and ‘Castle’, as a minor character in all of them.

Likewise, he made a name for himself as a television personality and competed on ‘Dancing with the Stars’. On the other hand, he has also participated in films such as ’15:17 Train to Paris’, in which he played the role of Garrett Walden.

The talk does not end here and apart from this he played himself in ‘Megashark Against Crocosorio’ (2010). However, in 2021, he decided to make a change in his professional life and went into business. In particular, it started selling a purple variety called ‘Purple Urkal’. To sell this curious type of marijuana, the actor partnered with 710 Labs, as Forbes reported at the time. In addition, he launched his own brand ‘ItsPurpl’ with which, in addition to the cannabis variety, he takes the opportunity to sell merchandising.

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