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Happy Birthday, Jaleel White!

Jaleel White, the man most of you know as Family Matters’ Steve Urkel, turns 30 today. And while the NBA fanatic’s career has cooled a bit since the days he reigned over ABC’s TGIF comedy block, the good news on White’s IMDB page is that he’s scored a small part in the upcoming Oscar hopeful Dreamgirls. If we’re lucky, “Booking agent at Detroit Theatre” will slap another character with a mitten. But either way, what do you say we take to our keyboards and haiku some warm wishes to White on his big day?

Do the Urkel dance
En français, “la danse d’Urquelle”
Work those suspenders!

Originally posted November 27 2006 — 8:55 PM EST

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