Before CRIMINAL MINDS, Shemar Moore was well known for his portrayal of Malcolm Winters in "The Young and the Restless" on CBS, for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2000. He was also nominated for Daytime Emmys in the category of Outstanding Younger Leading Actor in a Drama Series in 1996 and 1997 and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1999. He has won six NAACP Image Awards.
Moore's other television credits include the miniseries "Scott Turow's Reversible Errors," on the Network, and the series "Birds of Prey." He also hosted the show "Soul Train" for four years.
His feature film credits include "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," "Butter," "Motives," "The Brothers" and "The Seat Filler."
Moore was born in Oakland, California and graduated from Santa Clarita University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Theater Arts. He was also a scholarship baseball player in college, playing varsity all four years as a pitcher and outfielder. Currently, he lives in Los Angeles and his birth date is April 20. Follow him on Twitter at @ShemarFMoore