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Mara Brock Akil


Akil is a native of Los Angeles, but was raised primarily in Kansas City. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism. Akil began her writing career on Fox's critically acclaimed "South Central." She later moved on to writing for the UPN series "Moesha," where she earned her Producer title after ... See full bio »

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 2006-2016 The Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 132 episodes)
- Episode #9.1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Get Up. Stand Up (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Birth & Vows Episode (2014) ... (executive producer)
- This Is Happening (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mommy Dearest (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Blindsided (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Hindsight Is 20/40 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Exposed (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mixed Messages (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Huxtables Have Fallen (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Diggy Simmons MOW (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012/I Sparkle (producer)
 2009-2010 Cougar Town (TV Series) (consulting producer - 22 episodes)
- Finding Out (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Breakdown (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Letting You Go (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Wake Up Time (2010) ... (consulting producer)
- Everything Man (2010) ... (consulting producer)
  Girlfriends (TV Series) (executive producer - 158 episodes, 2001 - 2008) (co-executive producer - 3 episodes, 2000)
- Stand and Deliver (2008) ... (executive producer)
- What's Black-a-Lackin'? (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Adapt to Adopt (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Deck the Halls with Bags and Folly (2007) ... (executive producer)
- R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means to William (2007) ... (executive producer)
  The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series) (supervising producer - 24 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 2000)
- On Bended Knee (2000) ... (co-executive producer)
- Roadtrip: Part 2 (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Roadtrip: Part 1 (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- I Second That Demo-tion (2000) ... (supervising producer)
- Jamie in the Middle (2000) ... (supervising producer)
 1998-1999 Moesha (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- I Studied Twelve Years for This? (1999) ... (producer)
- Independence Day (1999) ... (producer)
- The Prom (1999) ... (producer)
- Had to Be You (1999) ... (producer)
- It Takes Two (1999) ... (producer - as Mara Brock)
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Mara Brock Ali | Mara Brock
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Has 2 sons, Yasin Brock Akil (b. 2007) and Nasir Brock Akil (b. 2009), with husband Salim Akil. See more »

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