Disabled actors protest Blair Underwood’s casting on NBC’s ‘Ironside’

05.21.13 4 years ago


Disabled actors protest Blair Underwood’s casting on NBC’s “Ironside”

They’re not happy that a non-disabled actor is playing a disabled role. “This would be like being in the ’50s and having a white guy do blackface, at this point,” said “Sons of Anarchy” actor Kurt Yaeger, who lost his left leg in a BMX accident.


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