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What Has Urkel Been Up To Lately?

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act May 25, 2011 at 9:43AM

One of the unfortunate disadvantages to being a TV actor is that, even if you're lucky enough to get a major role on a hit TV show that runs for several years, people tend to remember you as that TV character, despite whatever other roles you play.
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One of the unfortunate disadvantages to being a TV actor is that, even if you're lucky enough to get a major role on a hit TV show that runs for several years, people tend to remember you as that TV character, despite whatever other roles you play.

Case in point - Jaleel White.

People are always going to remember him as Urkel from Family Matters, despite the fact that the guy is a hard working actor who has appeared in dozens of TV and film roles. But he'll always be Urkel (and the headline to this piece ain't helping either...).

So I present to you with White's latest film role as the teacher Mr. Todd, in the upcoming children's film Judy Moody and The Not Bummer Summer , which is coming out on June 10.

Don't blink or you'll miss him in the trailer. I mean that. DON'T BLINK! He appears at the 1:42 mark, and is gone by the 1:43 mark. I assume his role in the film is much larger, but it does look rather Urkel-ish... OOPS! I did it again!

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