Shemar Moore: American Actor Career and Filmography

Shemar Moore: The name that echoes

Shemar Moore’s carries the full name, Shemar Franklin Moore. He is an American actor and has been a successful fashion model. Shemar Moore has played some significant roles in shows like Malcolm Winters and The Young and the Restless. This series was from 1994 to 2005. 

He played the role of Derek Morgan in C.B.’s Criminal Minds. This was from 2005 to 2016. Also, he was the third host of Soul Train, who was permanent. This was the period from 1999 to 2003. The television series Birds of Prey, which came from 20002 to 2003, starred Shemar Moore as a regular. 

A peek into early life.

The birthplace of Shemar Moore is Oakland in California. He is the son of Marilyn Wilson, who is a business consultant and Sherrod Moore. Moore’s father, Sherrod Moore, is of an African American origin while his mother’s birthplace was Roxbury in Massachusetts. 

She is Irish and has a French-Canadian background. His mother has a degree in Mathematics. Marilyn Wilson has also worked as a teacher in Bahrain and even in Denmark. At a very early age, Moore moved with her to Denmark. And then, he moved to Bahrain when he was four years old. 

Moore attended the British private school when he was seven years old. Moore’s grandmother hails from Quebec City in Quebec. Moore has given a lot of reason which had acted as a factor to make her mother move away with him. Some of these were a relationship between different races being a taboo, civil unrest, and racism happening in the U.S. around the 1970s. When they returned to the U.S. in 1977, Moore’s family moved to Chico in California. There, his mother worked at a clinic.  

After that, they moved to Palo Alto. Moore completed his majors in Communication and minor in Theater Arts from Santa Clara University. He also pursued modeling to pay his bills and other outstanding amounts.

About his career

Shemar Moore played the lead in the television series S.W.A.T. Moore has been awarded eight N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards and also the 2000 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. This was for the role that he played in The Young and the Restless. Also, he was in the nomination form for the People’s Choice Award. This was for the role he played in Criminal Minds.

The role that Moore played in Malcolm Winters was for a duration of eight years. He had initially planned to leave the show. But then, he returned to The Young and the Restless. But, only within a few months, he dropped back and finally moved in September 2005. 

In 2007, he said that his time in The Young and the Restless is completed. He added that the eight years that he devoted to the show were magical and substantial.

From 2000 to 2003, Moore was the host of the series Soul Train. This was the syndicated version of the same. After that, in 2001, he appeared in the feature film The Brothers. In the television series, Birds of Prey, Moore played the role of Detective Jesse Reese. This series was during the period between 2002 and 2003.  

In 2004, Moore portrayed Emery Simms in the film Motives. His co-stars in the film were Vivica Fox and Golden Brooks. Also, Moore had a supporting role in the movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Added to his list of appearances is the romantic comedy, The Seat Filler. In this, he appeared along with Kelly Rowland and Duane Martin. 

In the year 2005, Moore played Derek Morgan in Criminal minds. He received the role of the seventh pilot of the show.  

Moore has a contract signed with D.N.A. Model Management in New York City. Moore also appeared on the March issue of Men’s Fitness magazine in 2009.

After 11 seasons and 251 episodes of Criminal Minds, Moore exited the show. The exact time was when he was in chapter 18 of season 11. This episode’s name was A Beautiful Disaster. The telecast was on 23rd March in 2016. 

In February 2017, an announcement said that Moore would now be a part of C.B.’s new series, which was S.W.A.T. This central series idea was in a film that went on floors in 2003 and a string around 1975. Both of these carried the same name.

Some of the other roles which he has played are Chris in Hav Plenty in 1997, Freddy Roland in Butter in 1998, Terry White in The Brothers in 2001, Emery Simms in Motives in 2001, Ricky Johnson in Greener in the same year. 

He played Orlando in the diary of the mad black women in 2005 and Trent in the seat filler in the same year. In the death of Superman, Justice League, and the reign of Superman, he played Victor Stone in the year 2018, 2014, and 2019, respectively.

A walk through the personal life

Shemar Moore once revealed that in high school, he had long curly hair. He and his friend referred to the same as “Curls for the Girls!”. He said this on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2003. 

Before acting as the host for the series Soul Train in 1971, Moore used to watch the same show when he was growing up. Its host was Don Cornelius back then. Moore was a one-year-old kid when he used to watch that. Moore’s favorite television mentor is Don Cornelius.

Apart from that, he considers Jeanne Cooper as his beloved mentor in the field of acting. Shemar Moore is close friends with Steve Harvey.

Moore has two dogs. They carry names as Shug and Moe.

Shemar Moore has quoted a lot of things that have become significant statements. Once he said that he has always wanted a partner in crime and someone who will act as Bonnie to his Clyde.

Shemar Moore said that he had been so focused on his career all the time, and so he never gave the top priority to any women as they would not like it for sure. 

He says that he always has kept himself in his primary angle, and getting his life together is probably the only thing he was concerned with. 

So, he still had a distance from women, and he has been able to take good care of his mother all the time.

Controversies: for the record

Most of the discussions in Moore’s life have always been center around the statements that he gives. Some of these are:

Moore said that television has come to an altogether different time. This is because of the reality that has cropped up. And, this is the reason that it has stopped to be exciting like before.

Moore has also quoted sentences revolving around racism. He said that he is half black and half white and is not into racism that much. He is just proud of the shade his skin is. 

The world may see him as a black man, but the upbringing he received from his mother had no relation whatsoever to his skin Colour.

Pankaj Tripathi: The Man of Multiple Talents

Pankaj Tripathi is a well known Bollywood actor, who became famous after his role in Gangs of Wasseypur movie. He has been acting since the year 2004 and has been involved in many popular movies and TV shows. He has also won several national level awards for his role in movies. Till date he has done over 40 TV shows and movies. 


Pankaj Tripathi hails from a small village of Belsand in Bihar. He was born on 5th September, 1976. His father was a farmer and a pandit of the village. His mother, Hemwanti Devi, a housewife. He was born to his family after 5 siblings. Since childhood he was interested in role play and drama. He would take part in the annual drama in his village during the festival of “Chhath”. His role as a girl in that story was greatly loved by the villagers and appreciated. This motivated him to take this up as a career. While pursuing his education, he would often help his father and siblings in farming. He studied till class 11 in Belsand post which he shifted to Patna city.


Pankaj Tripathi was born to a farmer and pandit father and a housewife mother. He was born after 4 siblings. He has 3 older brothers and 2 sisters before him.

Currently, he is married to Mridula Tripathi, and has a daughter with her. They got married in the year 2004.

Pankaj Sir with His WIFE


He completed class 11 education from his village, after which he was sent to Patna for higher studies. His parents hoped for him to become a doctor, but he was interested in pursuing a career in theater. He completed class 12th and joined a college. He was also into politics and joined Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He completed a degree in Hotel Management. To sustain himself and for his stable future, Tripathi even worked at a hotel as a cook and kitchen staff for more than 2 years. He also moved to Delhi to pursue his dream in theatres, after having stayed in Patna for 7 years. He joined National School of Drama. He graduated from there in 2004, post which he moved back to Patna.


Pankaj Tripathi started his career working as a cook in a hotel in Patna. After he returned to Patna from Delhi, he started working in theatre. Later in the year 2004 he moved to Mumbai and did a small role in Abhishek Bhachchan starrer movie, Run. In 2005, he was also in Apaharan. He did small roles in films following that, for nearly every year. He also worked in many television shows. His work in Gulal, which was a Start Plus show, got him a lot of appreciation. After this, Tripathi did many major movies, and his work was appreciated. He won himself many accolades for his acting in Gangs of Wasseypur (1 and 2) in 2012. The movie offers he received increased because of this, and so did the kind of roles. In 2015 he acted in Masaan, and got a lot of appreciation for that as well. 

Till now Tripathi has worked with the leading names of the industry and have gained a place for himself in the industry as a talented and one of the most sought-after actors of this generation. The talented man has showed us that hard work and dedication does pay off. His roles in series like Sacred Games (1 and 2) and Mirzapur have been loved by every follower of the series.

Interesting Facts

  • Pankaj Tripathi is a fan of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. 
  • His favorite directors are Ram Gopal Verma and Anurag Kashyap
  • He grew up in a village. His home did not have access to television while he was growing up.
  • He received National Film Award for his performance in Newton.
  • His Tamil movie debut was with Rajnikanth and Nana Patekar in the movie Kaala, which released in 2018.
  • He also worked in a commercial of TATA Tea.
  • Manoj Bajpayee was a huge influence in his life. Manoj Bajpayee belonged to a village near him. He felt if someone from his neighbourhood could reach that feat, then so could he.
  • He was rejected twice from National School of Drama before he finally got accepted in his third try. 

In Today’s Date

Pankaj Tripathi is continuing his career as an actor. Even though he has done more than 40 movies and television shows, he has even more movies and series lined up for his fans. In 2019 alone, Pankaj was working in 9 movies.


Pankaj Tripathi has had a clean chit till now, even though he is one of the most popular actors of our time. He has also served time in jail because he was an active member in student politics during his time in college in Patna. He is working on his next project, Mirzapur part 2. 

Mr Faisu, Fashion Blogger and Youtuber Details

Mr Faisu or Faisal Shaikh is a man with multiple talents, a popular TikTo  star, model, fashion blogger and Youtuber. He has worked in many local advertisements and modelled for them. He rose to fame because of his TikTok videos. The major genres he creates videos are in romantic and drama.

He is also a well-known Youtuber. He makes videos on songs which are centred around drama, friendship, comedy and romance. He is quite popular amongst his fans for his acting skills. He started creating Youtube videos since 2018 and has till now made nearly 200 unique videos. In these videos he can be seen collaborating with his friends and other popular TikTok stars. 


Faisal Shaikh grew up in Mumbai. He was born on 7th October 1994, and is 24 years old. He grew up in a very humble, middle-class family. His dream of acting and musing his fans did not occur to him anytime before the time when his friend told him about making videos on TikTok, which back then was known as

While growing up, he took inspiration from Shah Rukh Khan and Anil Kapoor. Among his favourite actors are also Ranveer Singh and Salman Khan. He has always admired the voice of Justin Beiber and singing style of Guru Randhwa.


Faisal Sheikh was born on 7th October to Muslim parents in Mumbai, India. He also has a sister, who was recently married. Faisal also has an older brother.


Faisal has completed his schooling from Mumbai. He studied in IES New English School in Bandra. He pursued his higher studies in Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce from Mumbai.


Faisal started his career by making short TikTok videos. His style, way of acting, the choice of songs, and videos made him quite popular within a short frame of time. His focus was on creating all kinds of popular material and videos that were trending on TikTok. With time, he created his own genre, based on his fans’ recommendations. Even though he started acting with the sole motive of entertainment, he continues to make videos on romantic and comedy themes which are greatly enjoyed by his followers He has always been interested in dancing, and showcases his talent through various videos on TikTok as well as Youtube. His talent was well-appreciated by the TikTok community members.

In Youtube, he makes cover videos with his friends and other TikTok stars who are also quite popular. His first ever video had gained more than 35 million views.

After his fame, not only did he gain popularity in TikTok and Youtube, but also the number of followers and fans in his Instagram and Facebook pages have increased. Today he has more than 24 million fans not only from India, but from broad as well.

Because he is often seen with his friends who together make a group of 7, his fans have created the term “Team 7” to represent all the members of the team.

Interesting Facts

  • His rise to fame took less than a year
  • He is very close to his parents. Even though he is pretty secretive about his family, he posts photos with his mother.
  • His wind-swept hairdo is admired by his followers
  • He loves travelling and visiting new places
  • He follows cricket and is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

In Today’s Date

In today’s date, Mr Faisu has earned more than 24 million fans, subscribers and followers through all his network in social media. His current worth is estimated to be a whopping 1.5 crore rupees!

He owns his own Maruti Suzuki Swift and a KTM bike, which happens to be his favourite bike. He performs in various college fests and other events. He also charges 1 lakh or more for any social event.

He is focused on his career right now, and wishes to be a Bollywood actor some day. He goes to the gym regularly and also has his focus on dancing. Mr Faisu is also working on modelling and has modelled for a few local companies and brands in Mumbai. 


Mr Faisu has a huge fan following, but that does not stop him from the evil trolls on the internet. He has been bullied and continues to face lashes of those who hide behind the facade of their profiles.

It is also claimed by many that Mr Faisu is dating a co-star from TikTok, Jannat Zubair. Even though these claims are denied completely by Mr Faisu, we all know that the two stars are very good friends. They appear together in many TikTok videos and on Youtube as well. They collaborate quite frequently, and are loved as a pair by their fans.

Not so long ago, his team, Team 7 has posted a communal video on TikTok which resulted in their account getting suspended. The main theme of the video was “terrorism” and making videos on this theme is against TikTok policies.