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Jaleel White

Jaleel Ahmad White (born November 27, 1976) is an American actor and screenwriter, best known for his role as Steve Urkel in Family Matters and voicing the character of Sonic the Hedgehog, as well as other characters for the Sonic the Hedgehog series. In March 2012, White began appearing as a contestant in season 14 of Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with two-time dance champion Kym Johnson. White also hosts the game show Total Blackout, which premiered on the Syfy channel on April 25, 2012. White was born in Pasadena, California, the son of Michael White, a dentist, and Gail, a homemaker. White got his start on TV commercials at age three. One of White's notable commercial appearances was for Jell-O pudding pops alongside Bill Cosby. White landed his first television role as the son of Flip Wilson and Gladys Knight on the CBS series Charlie and Company. He next appeared on another CBS comedy series, The Jeffersons. White also appeared in the pilot episode for Good Morning, Miss Bliss in 1987, and had a role in the 1990 television movie Camp Cucamonga, which also featured Chad Allen (My Two Dads), Candace Cameron (Full House), Danica McKellar and Josh Saviano (The Wonder

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Jaleel White -- Nike Screwed Up Big Time ... 'Stefaning' Steph Curry (VIDEO)

Jaleel White
Nike Screwed Up Big Time ... 'Stefaning' Steph Curry

Jaleel White thinks Nike just blew it with Steph Curry ... saying mispronouncing the MVP's name -- calling him someone from White's hit show "Family Matters"-- was a $14 BILLION MISTAKE. We got… READ MORE >

Jaleel White -- Kentucky Couldn't Handle Hollywood ... So UCLA Kicked Dat Ass

Jaleel White
Kentucky Couldn't Handle Hollywood ... So UCLA Kicked Dat Ass

Jaleel White knows exactly why #1 Kentucky turned from Stefan to Steve Urkel Thursday night against UCLA ... the bright lights of Hollywood ... saying the boys from Lexington simply couldn't… READ MORE >

- 269 days ago
Jaleel White -- CLOWNIN' DONALD STERLING ... At L.A. Courthouse

Jaleel White
CLOWNIN' DONALD STERLING ... at L.A. Courthouse

Donald Sterling was NOT the most famous person at the L.A. County Superior Courthouse this week ... that honor went to Jaleel White ... who hilariously RIPPED on the Clips owner right outside the… READ MORE >

- 779 days ago
Jaleel White -- Are Your Sperm In Danger?

Jaleel White
Are Your Sperm In Danger?

Jaleel White's swimmers already took a gold medal -- yep, he's got a kid -- but for anyone else looking to keep the fleet at full force, or even make cutbacks ... start taking notes. Sperm school… READ MORE >

- 1405 days ago
Mark Ballas -- Jaleel White Meltdown Story is Total BS

Mark Ballas
Jaleel White Meltdown Story's BS

Mark Ballas tells TMZ ... he was NOT the target of a Jaleel White meltdown during a "Dancing with the Stars" rehearsal session last week ... despite reports to the contrary. Mark was leaving Hyde… READ MORE >

- 1609 days ago
Jaleel White -- 'Steve Urkel' Rolls Like a PIMP!!!

Jaleel White
'Urkel' Rolls Like a PIMP!!!

Jaleel White -- aka Steven Urkel from "Family Matters" -- is still so loaded that he drives a $200,000 car ... proving once and for all that it's totally worth him being called Urkel for the rest… READ MORE >

- 1641 days ago
‘Steve Urkel’ Actor -- I Demand Respect, Dammit!!!

‘Steve Urkel’ Actor
I Demand Respect, Dammit!!!

The guy who played Steve Urkel on "Family Matters" sounds more like Rodney Dangerfield these days ... dude claims he just can't get any respect as a professional actor. 34-year-old Jaleel White is… READ MORE >

- 1777 days ago
'Urkel' Cleared -- No Charges in Alleged Battery

'Urkel' Cleared --
No Charges in Alleged Battery

TMZ has learned Jaleel White will not be charged with domestic battery of his baby mama, according to law enforcement sources.We're told there was not enough evidence for the LAPD to go forward… READ MORE >

- 2237 days ago
'Urkel' Investigated for Allegedly Smacking Baby Mama

'Urkel'
Investigated for Allegedly Smacking Baby Mama

TMZ has learned ... Jaleel White -- the actor who played Steve Urkel on "Family Matters" -- is under investigation for allegedly battering a woman.Sources familiar with the police report tell us… READ MORE >

- 2243 days ago
The Cost of Partying with Urkel

The Cost of
Partying with Urkel

Six bottles of alcohol -- $1800. A healthy tip -- $360. Getting busted for DUI -- priceless.TheDirty.com was able to get a copy of Sir Charles Barkley's receipt from the Dirty Pretty Rock Bar… READ MORE >

- 2798 days ago

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