5 Ways to See More of Y&R’s Shemar Moore in TV Crime Roles and Romantic Movies
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Former soap actor brings his talents and good looks to major roles outside of soap operas.
If you couldn’t get enough of Shemar Moore in his role of Young and Restless’ Malcolm Winters, which he originated in 1994, Soaps.com has found 5 other television shows and movies in which he plays major roles for your viewing pleasure, along with the inside scoop on where to watch them…
Moore currently stars as Sergeant Daniel ‘Hondo’ Harrelson in CBS’ crime drama S.W.A.T., which surrounds a highly-trained team of men and women who fight crime in Los Angeles. Hondo, a former marine, leads the team and helps to build bridges between the force and his local community. S.W.A.T. airs Wednesday nights at 10:00 PM on CBS, and past seasons can be viewed on Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Vudu.
2. Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds is a police drama that has aired on CBS since 2005. Shemar Moore played the role of confident and sexy special agent Derek Morgan from the show’s inception until 2017, when he made the decision to move on to a new primetime role. Watch his 11-season run on Criminal Minds on Amazon Prime, Netflix, or Vudu.
3. The Bounce Back
Shemar Moore stars as Matthew Taylor in The Bounce Back, a 2016 romantic comedy that follows the story of a relationship guru and best-selling author who falls for a therapist (Nadine Velazquez) who takes issue with his methods. The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood (Emmy, Bold and Beautiful) appears as Nina in the film, which is available for viewing on Amazon Prime, YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Vudu.
4. Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 rom-com, the first film by Tyler Perry, that surrounded the story of a woman named Helen (Kimberly Elise), who goes to live with her grandmother, Madea (Perry) after her husband kicks her out of the house and takes up with a younger woman. Shemar Moore was cast as Orlando, a truck driver who ends up proposing to Helen. Watch the movie on Amazon Prime or Vudu.
5. Birds of Prey
From the creators of Smallville, Birds of Prey was a 2002 television series based on the DC comic book series that aired on The WB. The show was set in Gotham City several years after it was abandoned by Batman, where the Birds of Prey had taken up the fight against crime. Shemar Moore played the part of Detective Jesse Reese, born Jesse Hawke, who is drawn to the Huntress (Ashley Scott) and becomes romantically involved with her. The single-season is available on YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime, and Vudu.
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