Jaleel White who made a name for himself playing to the role of the bumbling but yet tolerable ‘Steve Urkel’ on the family sitcom ”Family Matters”. Though the role of the bumbling Steve Urkel was meant to be a minor role for which the character had unrequited love for the character of Laura Winslow. The series ran for nine years (1989-98) on ABC and then CBS television before ending its run in 1998. White a graduate of UCLA (Film & television) is now a well respected sports analyst providing commentary primarily on the NBA while still continuing his professional acting career on a somewhat limited basis. courtesy of imdb.com @ copyrighted material ……….