Shemar Moore of 'Criminal Minds' Is 50 Now but Looks Absolutely Ageless
April 20, 2020, was actor Shemar Moore’s birthday! The star was celebrating a huge milestone, he turned 50 on the day and took to social media to show us what a 5-decade old star looks like.
Moore shared a couple of images on Instagram this week to pay tribute to his birthday. In the photos, the star was seen dressed in black, wearing sunglasses, and a gray hat.
“The Big 5-0”
He posed outside and inside his home for the photoshoot. The actor appeared to not be aging at all as he looked stuck in time.
Shemar Moore visits "Extra" at Burbank Studios on October 02, 2019, in California. | Photo: Paul Archuleta/Getty Images
Moore captioned his post writing: “The Big 5-0 .... Always tryin’ to keep my black from crackin’.” He went on to thank his friends and fans for the birthday messages and for their continued support throughout the years.
Moore's first name is a combination of two names
The latter part of his caption saw him jokingly urging people to stay at home amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. He ended his post by sharing his love for his fans.
Where was he born
Moore was born in 1970, in Oakland, California. His good looks allowed him to pursue a career as a model which helped him earn his Communications major and Theater Arts minor from Santa Clara University.
Some of his television roles
The former “Criminal Minds” actor got into the industry in 1994 when he was cast to join the soap opera, “The Young and the Restless.” He stayed in his iconic role as Malcolm Winters on the CBS show until 2002.
Shows he’s appeared on
In November 2004, September 2014, and April 2019, he reprised his role in the series. The multi-talented actor has also appeared on “The Jamie Foxx Show,” “The Nanny,” “Arli$$,” “Chicago Hope,” “Malcolm & Eddie,” and “Half & Half.”
Doing voice-over work
He is now part of the cast of “S.W.A.T.” Besides acting, Moore also does voice-over work for Victor Stone (Cyborg) in animated superhero films like “Justice League: War,” “Justice League: Throne of Atlantis,” “The Death of Superman,” and “Reign of the Supermen.”
How Moore’s first name came about
A little known fact about the actor is that his first name is actually a combination of both his mother and father's names: Sherrod and Marylin. Besides his acting career, Moore was also the third permanent host of “Soul Train” from 1999 to 2003.