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Overview (2)

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Writer/Actress/Humanitarian, IMANI HAKIM is most recognized for portraying Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas in Lifetime's award winning TV movie, THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY. In addition to her series regular role of Tonya, sister to Tyler James Williams Chris Rock in the acclaimed series EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS. Some of Imani's film credits include the Sundance Film Festival BURNING SANDS which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize, Syfy's mega TV movie SHARKNADO 4, and a lead role in Blumhouse's CAM a Netflix original. Imani is a series regular on MYTHIC QUEST, a comedy series for Apple from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz which was picked up for a second season prior to the 2020 series launch.

As well as her film and TV work, Imani is passionate in serving her community. She was awarded "Youth Entertainer of The Year" for her dedication as a youth actor by the U.S. House of Representatives, United States Senate, The City of Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Police Department, and The Sheriff's Department."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Deborah Griffin

Personal Quotes (5)

I owe my success to my two families. If my father hadn't been willing to make sacrifices for me, I would have never won the role on 'Everybody Hates Chris'. I like working with my television family, too. We have a lot of love for each other.
I was a big fan of Raven Symone, when 'That's So Raven' was out. I used to say, 'Oh my God, that should be my show!'
When people say, 'If you could do anything else, what would you do?' I would be an actress. That's something that I would do - I can't see myself doing anything else.
I just would like to be challenged. I want to push myself to the limit, and constantly challenge myself and grow as an artist. That's where I want to go. Explore different things, different characters, in film, and just everything!
I decided that I wanted to be an actress at the age of 7. This is something I've always known.

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