Actor Blair Underwood shares his Israeli experience online

The Golden Globes nominee posts Holy Land selfies to 600,000 followers.

Blair Underwood checks out Jerusalem's Old City market. (Yonatan Zindel/Flash 90)

Blair Underwood checks out Jerusalem’s Old City market. (Yonatan Zindel/Flash 90)

American television and stage actor Blair Underwood is giving his fans and followers a personal tour of Israel via social media. The 50-year-old star – a guest of the Tourism Ministry and the Prime Minister’s Office – has posted selfies from religious, historical and cultural sites in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Haifa, Acre (Akko), Tiberias and Nazareth.

Actor Blair Underwood at the Kotel in Jerusalem. (Yonatan Zindel/Flash 90)

Actor Blair Underwood at the Kotel in Jerusalem. (Yonatan Zindel/Flash 90)

Underwood, who counts 600,000 followers to his social media accounts, has also met with artists, actors, high-tech professionals and representatives of various humanitarian aid organizations in Israel.

Underwood is best known for his seven-year role on LA Law but is also celebrated for his work on City of Angels, Sex and the City, Thunder and Lightning and The Trip to Bountiful.

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About Viva Sarah Press

Viva Sarah Press is an associate editor and writer at ISRAEL21c. She has extensive experience in reporting/editing in the print, online and broadcast fields. Her work has been published by international media outlets including Israel Television, CNN, Reuters, The Jerusalem Post and Time Out.