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Regina King

Regina King was born on January 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for her role as Mary Jenkins's (played by Marla Gibbs) studious daughter, Brenda Jenkins, on the popular 1980s sitcom, 227 and for her critically-acclaimed supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. King began her acting career in 1985 in the role on the television series 227, a role she played until 1990. She went on to appear in the John Singleton films Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (1993) and Higher Learning (1995).  Also in 1995, she was featured in the hit comedy Friday. In 1996, she gained fame starring in the blockbuster romantic comedy Jerry Maguire, with Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr. This film brought King mainstream recognition in her role as Marcee Tidwell, the wife of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character. Soon thereafter she played Will Smith's wife in the spy thriller Enemy of the State (1998), and was also featured in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) and Disney's remake Mighty Joe Young (1998). She continued playing feature roles in a variety of films, including Down to Earth (2001), with Chris Rock, Daddy Day Care (2003) with Eddie Murphy, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) with Reese Witherspoon and Sally Field, and A Cinderella Story (2004), with Hilary Duff. In 2004, King played Margie Hendricks, a singer in Ray Charles’ backup group The Raelettes and one of the musical legend’s mistresses, in Ray, and in 2005, she co-starred in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Sandra Bullock's tough FBI agent partner. Additionally, she is the star of the Adult Swim show The Boondocks, providing the voices for the characters Huey and Riley Freeman, as well as the feature film The Ant Bully (2006). Most recently, she appeared in season 6 of the hit show 24 and the film This Christmas (2007). She also she appeared in the TV film Living Proof (2008). Her latest film is 2010’s Our family Wedding where she stars alongside Forest Whitaker. Aside from portraying Detective Lydian Adams on the TNT police drama Southland, she is currently working on various film projects.


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Born:
Jan 15, 1971 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the movie Ordeal by Innocence 1985-02-01
Latest Project:
Series Leap of Faith 2017
Known For
Poster of Самолёты: Огонь и вода
Poster of Саутленд
Poster of Year of the Dog
Poster of Пятница
Filmography
Series Leap of Faith 2017
Series Преступление по-американски Terri LaCroix 2015-03-05
Movie История Габриэль Дуглас Natalie Hawkins 2014-02-01
Movie Самолёты: Огонь и вода Dynamite (voice) 2014-07-17
Movie Inside the Box Stephanie Miles 2013-09-30
Movie Клуб «CBGB» Sontee Jenkins 2013-10-11
Movie Семейная свадьба Angela 2010-03-12
Series Саутленд Detective Lydia Adams 2009-04-09
Movie Living Proof Ellie Jackson 2008-10-18
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
Movie Year of the Dog Layla 2007-04-13
Movie This Christmas Lisa Whitfield Moore 2007-11-27
Series Теория большого взрыва Janine Davis 2007-09-24
Movie Гроза муравьев Kreela 2006-07-27
Movie Мисс Конгениальность 2: Прекрасна и опасна Sam Fuller 2005-03-11
Series Гетто Riley Freeman (voice) 2005-11-06
Movie История Золушки Rhonda 2004-07-10
Movie Рэй Margie Hendricks 2004-10-29
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Herself 2004-10-07
Movie Дежурный папа Kim Hinton 2003-05-03
Series Джимми Киммел в прямом эфире Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Блондинка в законе 2: Красное, белое и блондинка Grace Rossiter 2003-07-02
Series Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Обратно на Землю Sontee Jenkins 2001-02-16
Series 24 часа Sandra Palmer 2001-11-06
Movie Если бы эти стены могли говорить 2 Allie 2000-03-05
Movie Where the Truth Lies Lillian Rose-Martin 1999-09-13
Movie Могучий Джо Янг Cecily Banks 1998-12-25
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Vanessa 1998-08-14
Movie Враг государства Carla Dean 1998-11-20
Series Взгляд Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Mia 1996-04-04
Movie Джерри Магуайер Marcee Tidwell 1996-12-06
Movie Пятница Dana Jones 1995-04-26
Movie Higher Learning Monet 1995-01-11
Series Полицейские под прикрытием Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie Поэтичная Джастис Iesha 1993-07-23
Movie Ребята с улицы Shalika 1991-07-12
Series Северная сторона Unknown 1990-07-12
Movie Ordeal by Innocence Kim Hinton 1985-02-01
Series 227 Brenda Jenkins 1985-09-14