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I have a crush on…

Blair Underwood.

Shamefully I admit that I’m late to the party on him. I didn’t watch L.A. Law, and although I liked him (a lot) on Sex and the City, the pairing with Cynthia Nixon’s character Miranda was just too much of a stretch for me.

But I loved his nine episodes as Mr. Harris on The New Adventures of Old Christine, a quirky sitcom with a stellar cast that I thought deserved a bigger audience. Then again, given my affinity for awkward heroines like Bridget Jones and Liz Lemon, liking Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Christine Campbell was a no-brainer for me.

In People Magazine, Blair talked about having to take his shirt off daily in his role in the Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. I might have to check that out…