Biography / Biodata
Name Shamar Moore / Shemar Moore
Birth Name Shemar Franklin Moore
Date of Birth April 20th, 1970
Birthplace Oakland, California, USA
Eye colour Brown
Hair colour Black
School Days Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto, California, USA
College Days Santa Clara University
Favorite Sports Baseball
Awards won Emmy Award, NAACP Image Awards, for “The Young and the Restless”, 2000
Profession Model , Actor
Debut Tv credits The Young and the Restless [for 8 years]
Claim to fame_______ The Young and the Restless (1994-2002, 2004-2005). TV Series
Hot facts in Shamar’s Biography
# There was a big controversy arround him stating that he is a Gay. Even the media added to it finally the actor only had to clarify the issue. He said: “I’ll say it right now: I’m not gay. I love women. Women are God’s greatest creation. But I have no problem with people who are gay.”
# Shamar Moore was sentenced to 38 months probation and 80 hours of community service after pleading no contest for his June 1, 2007 speeding and driving under the influence charge.
# He was a very good baseball player. But unfortunately his baseball career ended due to shoulder injury. Shamar Moore would have been a baseball player if he weren’t an actor. That was his dream before coming to acting.
# Shamar Moore was one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive for 2007.
# He didn’t learn English until he was about five. His mother only spoke Dutch to him as a child.
# Shamar Moore has been romantically linked to Halle Berry and Toni Braxton.
# Before The Young and the Restless he was doing modeling to make both the ends meet.
# He hosted Miss USA Pageant, 1999.
# Shamar Moore graduated from Santa Clara University with communications as major.
# Shamar Moore’s mother is Irish-French Canadian and his father is African-American.
# His mother is suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, which is commonly known as MS. He and his cast members from ‘Criminal Minds’ compete in the “MS Bike Tour” every year to help raise money for research in MS.
Shamar Moore Quotes
# “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. She raised me as Shemar Franklin Moore.”
# “When females find out you love your mother, they get excited because the way a man treats his mama is a good barometer of how he’s going to treat his woman.”
# “I’m a drama guy. I mean, I like to have a good time, too. But, you know, I’m not Will Smith. I’m not Jamie Foxx. I’m not Martin Lawrence. I’m not those guys. I mean, they do that well. There’s something in their blood. But I definitely want to get out there.”
# “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. Now at this point in his career he’s getting the credibility that I think he deserved a long time ago, but you had to get through that shell that he has.”
Shamar Moore best movies
• Diary of a Mad Black Woman , 2005
• The Seat Filler , 2004
• The Brothers , 2001
Shamar Moore best TV series
• Birds of Prey , 2002 – 2003
• Criminal Minds , 2005 -
• Soul Train , 1971 – 2006
• The Young and the Restless [1994-2002, 2004-2005]