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Regina King

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.

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Jan 15, 1971 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Cipher
Latest Project:
Series High Bar 2022
Known For
Series High Bar 2022
Movie The Cipher Unknown 2022
Movie Shirley Shirley Chisholm 2022
Movie The Harder They Fall 2022
Series Tamron Hall Self - Guest 2019-09-09
Series Watchmen Angela Abar / Sister Night 2019-10-20
Movie A Lifetime of Sundays Narrator 2019-08-25
Movie If Beale Street Could Talk Sharon Rivers 2018-12-14
Series Seven Seconds Latrice Butler 2018-02-23
Movie August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Herself 2017-08-26
Movie The Snowy Day Mom 2016-11-25
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Herself 2015-09-08
Series American Crime Terri LaCroix 2015-03-05
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie The Gabby Douglas Story Natalie Hawkins 2014-02-01
Series The Leftovers Erika Murphy 2014-06-29
Movie Planes: Fire & Rescue Dynamite (voice) 2014-07-17
Series The Strain Ruby Wain 2014-07-13
Movie Planes Fire and Rescue: Smokejumpers Dynamite (voice) 2014-11-04
Movie Inside the Box Stephanie Miles 2013-09-30
Series Shameless Gail Johnson 2011-01-09
Movie The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood 2011-07-19
Movie Our Family Wedding Angela 2010-03-12
Series Southland Detective Lydia Adams 2009-04-09
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
Movie Living Proof Ellie Jackson 2008-10-18
Series The Graham Norton Show Self 2007-02-22
Movie Year of the Dog Layla 2007-04-13
Movie This Christmas Lisa Whitfield Moore 2007-11-27
Series The Big Bang Theory Janine Davis 2007-09-24
Movie Grindin' Herself 2007-08-21
Movie The Ant Bully Kreela (voice) 2006-07-28
Series Weekends at the D.L. Unknown 2005-07-29
Series The Boondocks Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman (voice) 2005-11-06
Movie Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Sam Fuller 2005-03-11
Movie Ray Margie Hendricks 2004-10-29
Movie A Cinderella Story Rhonda 2004-07-10
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Self 2004-10-07
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Daddy Day Care Kim Hinton 2003-05-09
Movie Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend 2003-09-02
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Grace Rossiter 2003-07-02
Movie Truth Be Told Rayne 2002-01-01
Series Leap of Faith Cynthia 2002-02-28
Movie Damaged Care Cheryl Griffith 2002-05-26
Series 24 Sandra Palmer 2001-11-06
Movie Down to Earth Sontee Jenkins 2001-02-16
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie If These Walls Could Talk 2 Allie 2000-03-05
Movie Love and Action in Chicago Lois Newton 1999-09-15
Movie Where the Truth Lies Lillian Rose-Martin 1999-09-13
Movie Enemy of the State Carla Dean 1998-11-20
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Vanessa 1998-08-14
Movie Mighty Joe Young Cecily Banks 1998-12-25
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Mia 1996-04-04
Movie Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell 1996-12-13
Movie Friday Dana Jones 1995-04-26
Movie Higher Learning Monet 1995-01-11
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie Poetic Justice Iesha 1993-07-23
Series Living Single Unknown 1993-08-29
Movie Boyz n the Hood Shalika 1991-07-12
Series Northern Exposure Unknown 1990-07-12
Series 227 Brenda Jenkins 1985-09-14
Series Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Herself - Best Supporting Actress winner 1953-03-18