Shemar Franklin Moore is know for his notables roles of Malcolm Winters on 'The Young and the Restless' from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on 'Criminal Minds' from 2005 to 2016, and as the host of 'Soul Train' from 1999 to 2003. He appeared on the television series, 'Birds of Prey,' from 2002-2003. He appeared as the lead in TV series S.W.A.T in 2017.
He has won several awards for his acting endeavors, including eight NAACP Image Awards, and a Daytime Emmy Award (2000) for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' category for his role in 'The Young and the Restless.' His portrayal in 'Criminal Minds' also got him a 'People's Choice Award' nomination.