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Regina King

1971-01-15 Los Angeles, California, USA

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Regina Rene King (born January 15, 1971) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of several awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and four acting Primetime Emmy Awards, the most for an African-American performer. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019. King first gained attention for her role as Brenda Jenkins in the television series 227 from 1985 to 1990. Notable roles followed in the films Friday (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996), and the crime television series Southland (2009–2013). From 2015 to 2017, King starred in the ABC anthology series American Crime, for which she won two Primetime Emmy Awards, and in 2018, she starred in the Netflix miniseries Seven Seconds, for which she won her third Emmy Award. Her role as a troubled mother in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. King won her fourth Emmy Award for starring in the 2019 superhero television series Watchmen. King has also played supporting roles in the films Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (1993), Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003), Ray (2004), and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005). Her other television roles include the drama series The Leftovers from 2015 to 2017 and the sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2013 to 2019. King has directed episodes for several television shows, including Scandal in 2015 and 2016 and This Is Us in 2017. She has also directed the music video for the 2010 song "Finding My Way Back" by Jaheim. Her feature film directorial debut came with the drama One Night in Miami... (2020), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. She became the second black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director. Description above from the Wikipedia article Regina King, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Moments Within Moments Self 2021-08-22
The Harder They Fall Trudy Smith 2021-10-22
Flag Day Blake 2021-08-20
A Lifetime of Sundays Narrator 2019-08-25
If Beale Street Could Talk Sharon Rivers 2018-12-14
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Self 2017-08-26
The Snowy Day Mom 2016-11-25
Planes: Fire & Rescue Dynamite (voice) 2014-07-17
The Gabby Douglas Story Natalie Hawkins 2014-02-01
Planes Fire and Rescue: Smokejumpers Dynamite (voice) 2014-11-04
Inside the Box Stephanie Miles 2013-09-30
The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood 2011-07-19
Our Family Wedding Angela 2010-03-12
Living Proof Ellie Jackson 2008-10-18
Grindin' Herself 2007-08-21
Year of the Dog Layla 2007-04-13
This Christmas Lisa Whitfield Moore 2007-11-27
The Ant Bully Kreela (voice) 2006-07-28
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Sam Fuller 2005-03-11
Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Self 2004-10-07
A Cinderella Story Rhonda 2004-07-10
Ray Margie Hendricks 2004-10-29
Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend 2003-09-02
Daddy Day Care Kim Hinton 2003-05-09
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Grace Rossiter 2003-07-02
Truth Be Told Rayne 2002-01-01
Damaged Care Cheryl Griffith 2002-05-26
Down to Earth Sontee Jenkins 2001-02-16
If These Walls Could Talk 2 Allie 2000-03-05
The Acting Class Self 2000-04-29
Love and Action in Chicago Lois Newton 1999-09-15
Where the Truth Lies Lillian Rose-Martin 1999-09-13
Mighty Joe Young Cecily Banks 1998-12-25
Enemy of the State Carla Dean 1998-11-20
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Vanessa 1998-08-14
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Mia 1996-04-04
Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell 1996-12-13
Higher Learning Monet 1995-01-11
Friday Dana Jones 1995-04-26
Poetic Justice Iesha 1993-07-23
Boyz n the Hood Shalika 1991-07-12
Shirley Shirley Chisholm
Story of a Village Self
Planes: Back to School Dynamite