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Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227 (1985), followed by a role in Boyz n the Hood (1991). She began to be recognized by a mainstream audience after her role as Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character's wife in Jerry Maguire (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Erika Murphy
- Ten Thirteen (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
- International Assassin (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
- A Most Powerful Adversary (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
- Lens (2015) ... Erika Murphy
 2015 Pariah (TV Movie)
Karen
 2014 The Strain (TV Series)
Ruby Wain
- Runaways (2014) ... Ruby Wain
- Gone Smooth (2014) ... Ruby Wain
- The Box (2014) ... Ruby Wain
 2013 Inside the Box (Short)
Stephanie Miles
 2013 Divorce: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Cassandra
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Ellie Jackson
 2006 The Ant Bully
Kreela (voice)
 2006 Ant Bully (Video Game)
Kreela (voice)
 2006 Women in Law (TV Series)
- Pilot (2006)
 2002 Damaged Care (TV Movie)
Cheryl Griffith
 2002 Leap of Faith (TV Series)
Cynthia
- Carmic Behavior (2002) ... Cynthia
- The Baby Snugglers (2002) ... Cynthia
- Peeps (2002) ... Cynthia
- The Balls Game (2002) ... Cynthia
- Whole in One (2002) ... Cynthia
 2002 Turnaround
Rayne
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Allie (segment "2000")
 1999 Love and Action in Chicago
Lois Newton
 1999 Where the Truth Lies (TV Movie)
Lillian Rose-Martin
 1998 Rituals (Short)
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Zina
- The Shake-Up (1995) ... Zina
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Marah
- Tasha (1994) ... Marah
 1994 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Mother Nature
- Baby Blues (1994) ... Mother Nature
 1993 Poetic Justice
Iesha
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Shalika
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Other Works:

Voice over for Procter & Gamble's Always television advertisement See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I know in my own marriage I stayed in it to provide my son with what I thought was a stable background and to give him what I thought was the family life a child should have with two parents. But that isn't always the best way, and it took me taking my son to therapy after the divorce to really see it. See more »

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1/19/96: Had child, Ian Alexander Jr., with her ex-husband. See more »

Nickname:

Gina

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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