Jaleel White


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Jaleel White is an American actor, producer and writer who is known for playing Steve Urkel from Family Matters and voicing Sonic the Hedgehog in three cartoon series released during the 1990s. He also acted in Big Fat Liar starring Frankie Muniz and Amanda Bynes, Scooby-Doo and Guess Who, Dreamgirls, Grown Ups and Bones. See full bio »

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Family Matters Steve Urkel / Stefan Urquelle / Myrtle Urkel / Bruce Lee Urkel / O.G.D.
(1989-1998)
Big Fat Liar Jaleel White
(2002)
Dreamgirls Talent Booker
(2006)
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog
(1993-1994)

Filmography

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 2022 Hustle
Blake - VP of Player Personnel
 2022/II The Greatest Inheritance
Mr. Shepard
 2022 North of the 10
Lyle Silvers
 2020-2021 DuckTales (TV Series)
Gene the Genie
- The Last Adventure! (2021) ... Gene the Genie (voice)
- Escape from the ImpossiBin! (2020) ... Gene the Genie (voice)
- Quack Pack! (2020) ... Gene the Genie (voice)
 2020 Teen Titans Go! (TV Series short)
Miner
 2019-2020 Raven's Home (TV Series)
Chris Spring-Lake
- Level Up (2020) ... Chris Spring-Lake
- Close Shave (2020) ... Chris Spring-Lake
- Cali Dreams (2019) ... Chris Spring-Lake
 2020 The Big Show Show (TV Series)
Terry
- The Big Decision (2020) ... Terry
- The Big Surprise (2020) ... Terry
- The Big Process (2020) ... Terry
- The Big Brain (2020) ... Terry
- The Big Punisher (2020) ... Terry
 2020 Boomerang (TV Series)
Jon Jon
- Don't Wanna Love You (2020) ... Jon Jon
- There U Go (2020) ... Jon Jon
 2018-2020 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Calvin
- Family Van (2020) ... Calvin
- Fresh Off the RV (2018) ... Calvin
 2019 Staging Christmas (TV Movie)
Mr. Lexington
 2019 NBA 2K20 (Video Game)
Movie Director (voice)
 2019 Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (TV Series)
Steve Urkel / Urkel-Bot
- When Urkel-Bots Go Bad! (2019) ... Steve Urkel / Urkel-Bot (voice)
 2019 Family Reunion (TV Series)
Eric
 2019 Historical Roasts (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali / Nelson Mandela
- Muhammad Ali (2019) ... Muhammad Ali
- Martin Luther King Jr. (2019) ... Nelson Mandela
 2019 5th of July
Orlando
 2019 When Vows Break
Dwayne
 2018 Trial & Error (TV Series)
Atticus Ditto, Jr. / Atticus Ditto Jr.
- Barcelona (2018) ... Atticus Ditto, Jr.
- New Case, Old Murder (2018) ... Atticus Ditto Jr.
 2017-2018 Me, Myself and I (TV Series)
Darryl
- The Breakup (2018) ... Darryl
- Phil Ricozzi (2018) ... Darryl
- There She Goes (2018) ... Darryl
- Video Games (2018) ... Darryl
- Thanksgiving (2018) ... Darryl
 2018 King Bachelor's Pad (TV Series)
Father
 2014-2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Martin Luther King Jr. / Bass Reeves / Grandmaster Caz
- Game Changers (2018) ... Martin Luther King Jr.
- Oklahoma (2015) ... Bass Reeves
- American Music (2014) ... Grandmaster Caz
 2018 The 15:17 to Paris
Garrett Walden
 2018 The Choir Director
Deacon James Black
 2017 Hollywood Darlings (TV Series)
Jaleel
- Got Milk? (2017) ... Jaleel
 2017 The Preacher's Son
James Black
 2017 Bones (TV Series)
Officer Adams
- The Tutor in the Tussle (2017) ... Officer Adams
 2017 Mommy, I Didn't Do It (TV Movie)
Detective Hamer
 2016 Legends of Chamberlain Heights (TV Series)
- Class President (2016) ... (voice)
 2016 Atlanta (TV Series)
Jaleel White
- Nobody Beats the Biebs (2016) ... Jaleel White
 2016 Survivor's Remorse (TV Series)
Derek
- The Photoshoot (2016) ... Derek
 2015 Black Jesus (TV Series)
- Hands of God (2015)
 2015 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Rodney Wayne
- Roar! (2015) ... Rodney Wayne
 2015 Castle (TV Series)
Mickey Franks
- Dead from New York (2015) ... Mickey Franks
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Nolan Fremont
- Ho'amoano (2015) ... Nolan Fremont
 2014 The Stanley Dynamic (TV Series)
Principal Webber
- The Stanley Detention ... Principal Webber
- The Stanley Monster ... Principal Webber
 2014 The Santa Con (TV Movie)
Paul Greenberg
 2014 4Play
Jamal
 2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Kenny Greene
- Keep Calm and Carry-On (2014) ... Kenny Greene
 2014 Dumbbells
Cult Leader
 2013 The Wrong Woman (TV Movie)
Detective Hamer
 2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Bob
- Guess Who's Coming (2013) ... Bob
 2013 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Chuck Engall
- Triangles (2013) ... Chuck Engall
 2013 Hardly Working (TV Series short)
- Mystery Box (2013)
 2013 Regular Show (TV Series)
Daryl / Cool Shade
- TGI Tuesday (2013) ... Daryl / Cool Shade (voice)
 2013 Sonic (Short)
Sonic (voice)
 2012 Belizean James: No Gold Anything (Video short)
 2012 Super F***ers (TV Series)
Percy (voice)
 2009-2012 Psych (TV Series)
Tony
- Let's Doo-Wop It Again (2012) ... Tony
- High Top Fade Out (2009) ... Tony
 2012 NCIS (TV Series)
Martin Thomas
- A Desperate Man (2012) ... Martin Thomas
 2011 Love That Girl! (TV Series)
Director
- Director's Cut (2011) ... Director
 2011 House (TV Series)
Porter
- Twenty Vicodin (2011) ... Porter
 2011 The Problem Solverz (TV Series)
K-999
- Problem Solverz Academy (2011) ... K-999 (voice)
- K-999 and Da Little Explorez (2011) ... K-999 (voice)
 2011 Cee Lo Green: Cry Baby (Music Video)
Cee Lo Green
 2011 Are We There Yet? (TV Series)
Ray Savage
- The Nick Gets Jealous Episode (2011) ... Ray Savage
 2010 Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (Video)
Dr. Terry McCormick
 2010 Fake It Til You Make It (TV Series)
Reggie Culkin
- Wayne Brady Tweets (2010) ... Reggie Culkin
- Midnight Negotiations (2010) ... Reggie Culkin
- Dine and Ditch (2010) ... Reggie Culkin
- You Are What You Drive (2010) ... Reggie Culkin
- Never Sleep with the Fans (2010) ... Reggie Culkin
 2009 Road to the Altar
Simon Fox
 2009 Call of the Wild
Dr. Spencer
 2008 Green Flash (Video)
Jason Bootie
 2008 Kissing Cousins
Antwone
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Kevin Givens
- Guise 'n Dolls (2007) ... Kevin Givens
 2007 The Game (TV Series)
Chris
- The Big Chill (2007) ... Chris
 2006 The Other Mall (TV Movie)
Discount Suits Mall Proprieter
 2006 Dreamgirls
Talent Booker
 2006 Puff, Puff, Pass
Tenant #2
 2006 Miracle Dogs Too (Video)
Leo
 2005 Half & Half (TV Series)
Hershel
 2003 111 Gramercy Park (TV Movie)
BJ Brown
 2002 Inspector Gadget's Last Case: Claw's Revenge (TV Movie)
Gadgetmobile (voice, as J. White)
 2002 Big Fat Liar
Jaleel White
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Boy Who Cried Wolf
- Aesop's Fables: A Whodunit Musical (2000) ... Boy Who Cried Wolf (voice)
 1999-2000 Grown Ups (TV Series)
J. Calvin Frazier
- Nerds of a Feather Gawk Together (2000) ... J. Calvin Frazier
- Match Breaker J (2000) ... J. Calvin Frazier
- Out of Sync (2000) ... J. Calvin Frazier
- The Car Makes the Man (2000) ... J. Calvin Frazier
- J's Pet Peeve (2000) ... J. Calvin Frazier
 1999 Sonic Underground (TV Series short)
Sonic / Sonia / Manic / ...
- Virtual Danger (1999) ... Sonic / Sonia / Manic (voice)
- The Pendant (1999) ... Sonic / Sonia / Manic (voice)
- Art of Destruction (1999) ... Sonic / Sonia / Manic (voice)
- Bartleby the Prisoner (1999) ... Sonic / Sonia / Manic (voice)
- Sleepers (1999) ... Sonic / Sonia / Manic (voice)
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video)
Martin at Age 15 (voice)
 1989-1998 Family Matters (TV Series)
Steve Urkel / Stefan Urquelle / Myrtle Urkel / ...
- Lost in Space: Part 2 (1998) ... Steve Urkel
- Lost in Space: Part 1 (1998) ... Steve Urkel
- Pop Goes the Question (1998) ... Steve Urkel / Stefan Urquelle
- Don't Make Me Over (1998) ... Steve Urkel / Myrtle Urkel
- Throw Urkel from the Train (1998) ... Steve Urkel
 1998 Quest for Camelot
Bladebeak (voice)
 1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Jaleel White
- Must Kill TV (1997) ... Jaleel White
 1997 Meego (TV Series)
Steve Urkel / Repossessor
- The Truth About Cars and Dogs (1997) ... Steve Urkel (uncredited)
- Love and Money (1997) ... Repossessor (uncredited)
 1991-1997 Step by Step (TV Series)
Steve Urkel
- A Star Is Born (1997) ... Steve Urkel (uncredited)
- The Dance (1991) ... Steve Urkel
 1996 Sonic: Christmas Blast (TV Short)
Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Derek
- Not with My Cousin You Don't (1995) ... Derek
 1993-1994 Sonic the Hedgehog (TV Series short)
Sonic the Hedgehog
- The Doomsday Project (1994) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Spyhog (1994) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Drood Henge (1994) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Cry of the Wolf (1994) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- The Odd Couple/Ro-Becca (1994) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
 1993-1994 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Steve Urkel
- Episode dated 6 May 1994 (1994) ... Steve Urkel
- Episode #5.1 (1993) ... Steve Urkel
 1993 Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (TV Series short)
Sonic the Hedgehog
- Hero of the Year (1993) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- The Robot's Robot (1993) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Tails' Tale (1993) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Fast and Easy (1993) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
- Robo-Ninjas (1993) ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
 1991 The ABC Saturday Morning Preview (TV Movie)
Steve Urkel
 1991 Full House (TV Series)
Steve Urkel
- Stephanie Gets Framed (1991) ... Steve Urkel
 1990 Camp Cucamonga (TV Movie)
Dennis Brooks
 1988 Cadets (TV Movie)
Cadet Nicholls
 1987 Good Morning, Miss Bliss (TV Series)
Bobby Wilson
- Pilot (1987) ... Bobby Wilson
 1987 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Ernie Masters
- Jobless (1987) ... Ernie Masters
 1986 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Jake
- The Leftovers (1986) ... Jake
 1985-1986 Charlie & Co. (TV Series)
Robert Richmond
- Rent and Rave (1986) ... Robert Richmond
- Don't Take My Son... Please (1986) ... Robert Richmond
- When You Least Expect It (1986) ... Robert Richmond
- Rachel and the Stranger (1986) ... Robert Richmond
- Here's Rachel (1986) ... Robert Richmond
 1985 Kids Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Christofer
 1984 Silence of the Heart (TV Movie)
Hanry (uncredited)
 1984 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Van Van Morris
- Ebony and Ivory (1984) ... Van Van Morris
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. (1985) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

J. White

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Children:

White, Samaya

Parents:

White, Michael | White, Gail
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've been in this business 31 years. I've never had a movie deal. See more »

Trivia:

He has played the same character (Steven "Steve" Urkel) in four different television series: Full House (1987), Family Matters (1989), Step by Step (1991) and Meego (1997). See more »

Trademark:

Flattop haircut See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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