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Regina King Biography and Profile

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Regina King Profile

Famous as: Actress
Birth Name: Regina King
Birth Date: January 15, 1971
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.60 m
Nationalty: American
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Education: University of Southern California
Father: Thomas King
Mother: Gloria
Sister: Reina King
Spouse: Ian Alexander Sr. (m. 1997–2007)
Children: Ian Alexander, Jr.

Regina King Biography

Regina King is an American film and television actress. She was born on January 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States to Gloria and Thomas King. Her mother was a special education teacher and her father was an electrician. Her parents divorced in 1979. She has one sister Reina King who is also an actress. She studied at Westchester High School and later she attended the University of Southern California. She started her acting career in 1985 when she played the main role Brenda Jenkins in the 106 episodes of TV series 227. She is best known for her performances on the television series as The Boondocks, Southland and The Big Bang Theory. She was married to former professional footballer Ian Alexander from 1997 to 2007. The couple had a child, Ian Alexander, Jr. together.

Regina King Filmography

Film
Year Title Role
1991 Boyz n the Hood Shalika
1993 Poetic Justice Iesha
1995 Higher Learning Monet
1995 Friday Dana Jones
1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Mia
1996 Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell
1998 Rituals
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back Vanessa
1998 Enemy of the State Carla Dean
1998 Mighty Joe Young Cecily Banks
1999 Love and Action in Chicago Lois Newton
2001 Down to Earth Sontee Jenkins
2002 Turnaround Rayne
2003 Daddy Day Care Kim Hinton
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Grace Rossiter
2004 A Cinderella Story Rhonda
2004 Ray Margie Hendricks
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Sam Fuller
2006 The Ant Bully Kreela (voice)
2007 Year of the Dog Layla
2007 This Christmas Lisa Moore
2010 Our Family Wedding Angela
Television
Year Title Role
1985–1990 227 Brenda Jenkins
1994 Northern Exposure Mother Nature
1994 New York Undercover Marah
1995 Living Single Zina
1999 Where the Truth Lies Lillian Rose-Martin
2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 Allie
2002 Leap of Faith Cynthia
2002 Damaged Care Cheryl Griffith
2005–present The Boondocks Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman (voice)
2006 Women in Law
2006 The Ant Bully Kreela (voice)
2007 24 Sandra Palmer
2008 Living Proof Ellie Jackson
2009–2013 Southland Det. Lydia Adams
2013 The Big Bang Theory Janine Davis
2013 Divorce: A Love Story Cassandra

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