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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 Producer
(2006-2015)
Being Mary Jane Producer
(2013-2019)
Girlfriends Producer
(2000-2008)
Black Lightning Producer
(2018-2021)

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 2018-2021 Black Lightning (TV Series) (executive producer - 58 episodes)
- The Book of Resurrection: Chapter Two: Closure (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Resurrection: Chapter One: Crossroads (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Reunification: Chapter One: Revelations (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Ruin: Chapter Four: Lyding (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2019 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (executive producer - 52 episodes)
- Becoming Pauletta (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Tested (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Seen (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Destined (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Lost (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Love Is_ (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Love Is Engagement (2018) ... (executive producer)
- A First Script (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Rose (Going Home) (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Not Valentine's Day (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Supportive (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2006-2015 The Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 137 episodes)
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015) ... (executive producer)
- What More Can I Say? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Crying Game (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Clip It... Clip It Good (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Start Up (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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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Mara Brock Ali | Mara Brock

Spouse:

Salim Akil  (2 children)
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Sister of Kara Bustos. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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