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While TV audiences best remember Regina Taylor for her empathic portrayal of housekeeper Lilly Harper in the critically lauded series I'll Fly Away (1991), which rewarded her with a Golden Globe for best actress, an NAACP Image Award, and two Emmy nominations, this Dallas-born talent has made even greater strides in recent years as a playwright. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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The Unit
The Unit Molly Blane
The Negotiator
The Negotiator Karen Roman
Courage Under Fire
Courage Under Fire Meredith Serling
I'll Fly Away
I'll Fly Away Lilly Harper


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 2016 Saturday Church (post-production)
Aunt Rose
 2015 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
Mrs. Campbell
- The Mystery of the Ghost in the Machine (2015) ... Mrs. Campbell
 2006-2009 The Unit (TV Series)
Molly Blane
- Endgame (2009) ... Molly Blane
- Chaos Theory (2009) ... Molly Blane
- Whiplash (2009) ... Molly Blane (credit only)
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
- Losing My Mind (2008) ... Greta
 2006 In from the Night (TV Movie)
Dr. A. Gardner
 2001-2002 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Judith Bryant
- The Pursuit of Happiness (2002) ... Judith Bryant
- One More Time (2002) ... Judith Bryant
- The Egg and I (2002) ... Judith Bryant
- The Bad Girl (2002) ... Judith Bryant
- Murder of the First (2002) ... Judith Bryant
 2000 Cora Unashamed (TV Movie)
Cora Jenkins
 1999 Strange Justice (TV Movie)
Anita Hill
 1997 The Third Twin (TV Movie)
Sgt. Michelle 'Mish' Delaware
 1997 Hostile Waters (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Curtis
 1997 Spirit Lost
 1997 Feds (TV Series)
Sandra Broome
 1996 A Family Thing
 1995 The Keeper
Angela Lamont
 1995 Losing Isaiah
 1995 Children of the Dust (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Drusilla
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Drusilla
 1991-1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sarah Maslin / Evelyn Griggs
- Virtue (1994) ... Sarah Maslin
- Mushrooms (1991) ... Evelyn Griggs
 1992 Jersey Girl
 1989 Lean on Me
Mrs. Carter
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Burnetta
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
Minniejean Brown
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Juliet") in "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare on Broadway. NOTE: She was the first black actress to play Juliet in a Broadway production of the play. See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Her play, "Drowning Crow", directed by Marion McClinton, opened 29 January 2004 at the Manhattan Theatre Club. See more »

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