Regina King

Biografi

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.

Akting

Movies
Truth Be Told
Rayne
2002
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Sam Fuller
2005
Enemy of the State
Carla Dean
1998
Down to Earth
Sontee Jenkins
2001
Where the Truth Lies
Lillian Rose-Martin
1999
The Gabby Douglas Story
Natalie Hawkins
2014
Planes Fire and Rescue: Smokejumpers
Dynamite (voice)
2014
A Lifetime of Sundays
Narrator
2019
Ray
Margie Hendricks
2004
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
Grace Rossiter
2003
Poetic Justice
Iesha
1993
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
Mia
1996
Year of the Dog
Layla
2007
The Snowy Day
Mom
2016
If Beale Street Could Talk
Sharon Rivers
2018
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People
Herself
2017
Love and Action in Chicago
Lois Newton
1999
Daddy Day Care
Kim Hinton
2003
Living Proof
Ellie Jackson
2008
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Vanessa
1998
Mighty Joe Young
Cecily Banks
1998
Our Family Wedding
Angela
2010
This Christmas
Lisa Whitfield Moore
2007
Genius. A Night for Ray Charles
Herself
2004
Inside the Box
Stephanie Miles
2013
Damaged Care
Cheryl Griffith
2002
A Cinderella Story
Rhonda
2004
The Ant Bully
Kreela (voice)
2006
Friday
Dana Jones
1995
The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood
2011
Jerry Maguire
Marcee Tidwell
1996
Higher Learning
Monet
1995
Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend
2003
Boyz n the Hood
Shalika
1991
If These Walls Could Talk 2
Allie
2000
Planes: Fire & Rescue
Dynamite (voice)
2014
TV Shows
227
Brenda Jenkins
The Boondocks
Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman (voice)
Living Single
Northern Exposure
High Bar
Weekends at the D.L.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The View
New York Undercover
Leap of Faith
Cynthia
The Wendy Williams Show
Good Day Live
24
Sandra Palmer
The Big Bang Theory
Janine Davis
American Crime
Terri LaCroix
American Crime
Aliyah Shadeed
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
Herself
Southland
Detective Lydia Adams
The Leftovers
Erika Murphy
Seven Seconds
Latrice Butler
Watchmen
Angela Abar / Sister Night
The Strain
Ruby Wain
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Herself
The Graham Norton Show
Herself
The Academy Awards
Herself
The Academy Awards
Herself - Best Supporting Actress winner
Shameless
Gail Johnson

Tempat & Tanggal Lahir

Tanggal Lahir : 1971-01-15
Tempat Lahir : Los Angeles, California, USA

Informasi Pribadi

Dikenal Sebagai:
Acting
Jenis Kelamin:
Perempuan
Situs Resmi:
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Dikenal Juga Sebagai:
Regina Rene King
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