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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 14 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ray
Ray Margie Hendricks
(2004)
Enemy of the State
Enemy of the State Carla Dean
(1998)
A Cinderella Story
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018 Seven Seconds (TV Series)
Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Latrice Butler
 2013-2017 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Janine Davis
- The Retraction Reaction (2017) ... Janine Davis
- The Junior Professor Solution (2014) ... Janine Davis
- The Hofstadter Insufficiency (2013) ... Janine Davis
- The Tenure Turbulence (2013) ... Janine Davis
- The Egg Salad Equivalency (2013) ... Janine Davis
 2015-2017 American Crime (TV Series)
Terri LaCroix / Aliyah Shadeed / Kimara Walters
- Season Three: Episode Eight (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
 2015-2017 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Erika Murphy
- Don't Be Ridiculous (2017) ... Erika Murphy
- I Live Here Now (2015) ... 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)
 2016 The Snowy Day (TV Movie)
Mom (voice)
 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
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Dynamite (voice)
 2005-2014 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman
- The New Black (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Stinkmeaner: Begun the Clone War Has (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- I Dream of Siri (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Freedomland (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Granddad Dates a Kardashian (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Gail Johnson
- Lazarus (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- Liver, I Hardly Know Her (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- The Legend of Bonnie and Carl (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- Hope Springs Paternal (2014) ... Gail Johnson
 2014 The Gabby Douglas Story (TV Movie)
Natalie Hawkins
 2009-2013 Southland (TV Series)
Detective Lydia Adams
- Reckoning (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Chaos (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- The Felix Paradox (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Heroes (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Bleed Out (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
 2013 Inside the Box (Short)
Stephanie Miles
 2013 Divorce: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Cassandra
 2010 Our Family Wedding
Angela
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Ellie Jackson
 2007 This Christmas
Lisa Moore
 2007 24 (TV Series)
Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
 2007/I Year of the Dog
Layla
 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)
 2004/I Ray
Margie Hendricks
 2004 A Cinderella Story
Rhonda
 2003 Daddy Day Care
Kim Hinton
 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
 2001 Down to Earth
Sontee Jenkins
 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 Mighty Joe Young
Cecily Banks
 1998 Enemy of the State
Carla Dean
 1998 Rituals (Short)
 1996 Jerry Maguire
Marcee Tidwell
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Zina
- The Shake-Up (1995) ... Zina
 1995 Friday
Dana Jones
 1995 Higher Learning
Monet
 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
 1985-1990 227 (TV Series)
Brenda Jenkins
- No Place Like Home (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- The Class of '90 (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- Nightmare on 227 (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- Gone Fishing (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- You Gotta Have Art (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
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TV commercial for Always (2007) (voice) See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Regina

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's a difference between actresses of color and actresses not of color. If you look at how big my movies are. See more »

Trivia:

Her acting mentor is Marla Gibbs. See more »

Nickname:

Gina

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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