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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 11 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ray
Ray Margie Hendricks
(2004)
Enemy of the State
Enemy of the State Carla Dean
(1998)
Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell
(1996)
The Boondocks
The Boondocks Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman
(2005-2014)

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 2015-2017 American Crime (TV Series)
Terri LaCroix / Aliyah Shadeed
- Episode #3.7 (2017)
- Episode #3.6 (2017)
- Episode #3.5 (2017)
- Episode #3.2 (2017)
- Episode #3.8 (2017)
 2017 Seven Seconds (TV Series)
Latrice Butler
 2016 The Snowy Day (TV Movie)
Mom
 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 The Ant Bully (Video Game)
Kreela (voice)
 2006 The Ant Bully (TV Mini-Series short)
Kreela
- Pea Brains (2006) ... 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
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Shalika
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Always (2007) (voice) 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've tried to be flexible in my career by doing a little bit of everything and that's worked for me. See more »

Trivia:

Is an alumnus of Westchester High School (class of 1988), as are Nia Long (class of 1989), singer Karyn White (class of 1984), director Tim Story (class of 1988), former NFL player Kevin Johnson (class of 1988), jazz pianist Eric Reed (class of 1988), the late Anissa Jones (class of 1976) and the late Phil Hartman (class of 1966). In addition, well-known civil rights attorney and radio talk show ... See more »

Nickname:

Gina

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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