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Paula Jai Parker


Paula Jai Parker was born on August 19, 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Phone Booth (2002), Friday (1995) and Hustle & Flow (2005). She has been married to Forrest Martin since 2005. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2014 Assistant Motives (filming)
Joyce Miller
 2013 You Me & Her (Short) (completed)
Karen
 2014 4Play
Linda
 2014 Front Seat Chronicles (TV Series)
Rachel
- See You in Court (2014) ... Rachel
 2013 True Blood (TV Series)
Nurse
- Radioactive (2013) ... Nurse
 2013 Pastor Shirley
Pastor Shirley
 2013 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Drew
- Bride and Prejudice (2013) ... Drew
 2013 Life of a King
Gina Sanders
 2012 The Exes (TV Series)
Amelia
- How Holly Got Her Groove Back (2012) ... Amelia
 2012 Family Time (TV Series)
Lori
- Gray Area (2012) ... Lori
 2012 Let's Stay Together (TV Series)
Sherry Steele
- Inspect Me, Inspect Me Not (2012) ... Sherry Steele
 2011 King of the Underground
Elizabeth Gayle
 2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Paula (segment "The Burn Unit")
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Paula (segment "The Burn Unit")
 2010 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
Yolanda
- Hooray for Hamsterwood (2010) ... Yolanda (voice)
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Astrid
- Red Sky at Night (2010) ... Astrid
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Patty Orwell
- Something with Bite (2009) ... Patty Orwell (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Sylvia
- Orphan Earl (2008) ... Sylvia (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
 2007 Cover
Monica Wilson
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Stargell Grant
- Funeral for a Phone (2007) ... Stargell Grant (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
- Coming Out (2007) ... Stargell Grant (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
- When Pigs Fly (2007) ... Stargell Grant (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
- Try to Remember (2007) ... Stargell Grant (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
- Children and Art (2007) ... Stargell Grant (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
 2006 The Genius Club
Tatiana
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Julia Beltran
- Toe Tags (2006) ... Julia Beltran (as Paula Jai Parker-Martin)
 2006 Idlewild
Rose
 2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Deana Walters / D-Nasty
- Shattered (2005) ... Deana Walters / D-Nasty
 2005 Animal (Video)
Reecy
 2001-2005 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Trudy Proud
- Psycho Duck (2005) ... Trudy Proud (voice)
- Who You Callin' a Sissy? (2005) ... Trudy Proud (voice)
- She Drives Me Crazy (2005) ... Trudy Proud (voice)
- Suga Mama's Believers (2005) ... Trudy Proud (voice)
- Suga Mama's Believers (2005) ... Trudy Proud (voice)
 2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie)
Trudy Parker-Proud (voice)
 2004/I Ray
Ruth Brown (uncredited)
 2004 She Hate Me
Evelyn
 2004 The Shield (TV Series)
Desirae
- Cracking Ice (2004) ... Desirae
 2004 My Baby's Daddy
Rolonda
 2003 Love Chronicles
Sara
 2001 30 Years to Life
Stephanie
 1999-2000 Snoops (TV Series)
Roberta Young
- Swan Chant (2000) ... Roberta Young
- The Stolen Diskette (2000) ... Roberta Young
- Blood Lines (1999) ... Roberta Young
- A Criminal Mind (1999) ... Roberta Young
- The Grinch (1999) ... Roberta Young
 1999 The Breaks
Ann
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Paula King
 1998 Woo
Claudette
 1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Cara Wilson
- Speak for Yourself, Bruce Clayton (1998) ... Cara Wilson
 1998 Always Outnumbered (TV Movie)
Melodie
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
Tanya
- The Two Hilton Lucases (1997) ... Tanya
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Val Brentwood - Gal Spy / Val Brentwood-Gal Spy
- The Obligatory Holiday Episode (1997) ... Val Brentwood - Gal Spy
- The Competition (1997) ... Val Brentwood-Gal Spy
- Talent Show (1997) ... Val Brentwood - Gal Spy
- Because I Said So (1997) ... Val Brentwood-Gal Spy
- Time Machine (1997) ... Val Brentwood-Gal Spy
 1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Sabina
- Wendell and I Spy (1997) ... Sabina
 1997 Sprung
Adina
 1997 Riot (TV Movie)
Lisa (segment "Homecoming Day")
 1996 Get on the Bus
Jamilia
 1995-1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Monique / Mia
- Getting It (1996) ... Monique (credit only)
- Farmer's Daughter (1995) ... Monique
- Think Fast (1995) ... Monique
- The Sting (1995) ... Monique
- Head of State (1995) ... Monique
 1995 Tales from the Hood
Sissy
 1995 Friday
Joi
 1995 Pointman (TV Series)
Udia
- Silent Auction (1995) ... Udia
 1994 Cosmic Slop (TV Movie)
Tang (segment "Tang")
 1994 Roc (TV Series)
Jill
- No Place Like Home (1994) ... Jill
 1993 Townsend Television (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1993)
- Episode #1.9 (1993)
- Episode #1.8 (1993)
- Episode #1.7 (1993)
- Episode #1.6 (1993)
 1992 The Apollo Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Regular Performer (1992-1993)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Paula Jai Parker-Martin

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Onederful Vanglorious Jaxon N'Krumah Martin, with her husband Forrest Martin.

Star Sign:

Leo

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