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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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  The Game (TV Series) (41 episodes, 2008 - 2014) (created by - 76 episodes, 2006 - 2015) (written by - 23 episodes, 2006 - 2015)
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- What More Can I Say? (2015) ... (creator)
- The Crying Game (2015) ... (creator)
- Clip It... Clip It Good (2015) ... (creator)
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015) ... (creator)
  Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (4 episodes, 2014) (created by - 15 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 6 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (story by - 1 episode, 2015)
- Reading the Signs (2015) ... (creator)
- Signing Off (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Primetime (2015) ... (creator)
- Line in the Sand (2015) ... (creator)
- One Is the Loneliest Number (2015) ... (creator)
 2012/I Sparkle (screenplay)
 2010 Cougar Town (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Letting You Go (2010) ... (written by)
- Stop Dragging My Heart Around (2010) ... (written by)
  Girlfriends (TV Series) (8 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (created by - 160 episodes, 2000 - 2008) (writer - 22 episodes, 2000 - 2007)
- Stand and Deliver (2008) ... (creator)
- What's Black-a-Lackin'? (2008) ... (creator)
- Adapt to Adopt (2008) ... (creator)
- Deck the Halls with Bags and Folly (2007) ... (creator)
 1999-2000 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Shades of Gray (2000)
- Home Suite Home (2000)
- Just Fancy (1999)
  Moesha (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 1998)
- Ohmigod, Fanatic (1999)
- Birth Control (1998)
- Mo's Money, Mo's Money, Mo's Money (1998) ... (writer)
- Double Date (1997)
 1994 South Central (TV Series)
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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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