Regina King

Regina King
Regina King was born on January 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for her role as Mary Jenkins's (played by Marla Gibbs) studious daughter, Brenda Jenkins, on the popular 1980s sitcom, 227 and for her critically-acclaimed supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. King began her acting career in 1985 in the role on the television series 227, a role she played until 1990. She went on to appear in the John Singleton films Boyz n the Hood (1991), Poetic Justice (1993) and Higher Learning (1995).  Also in 1995, she was featured in the hit comedy Friday. In 1996, she gained fame starring in the blockbuster romantic comedy Jerry Maguire, with Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr. This film brought King mainstream recognition in her role as Marcee Tidwell, the wife of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character. Soon thereafter she played Will Smith's wife in the spy thriller Enemy of the State (1998), and was also featured in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) and Disney's remake Mighty Joe Young (1998). She continued playing feature roles in a variety of films, including Down to Earth (2001), with Chris Rock, Daddy Day Care (2003) with Eddie Murphy, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) with Reese Witherspoon and Sally Field, and A Cinderella Story (2004), with Hilary Duff. In 2004, King played Margie Hendricks, a singer in Ray Charles’ backup group The Raelettes and one of the musical legend’s mistresses, in Ray, and in 2005, she co-starred in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Sandra Bullock's tough FBI agent partner. Additionally, she is the star of the Adult Swim show The Boondocks, providing the voices for the characters Huey and Riley Freeman, as well as the feature film The Ant Bully (2006). Most recently, she appeared in season 6 of the hit show 24 and the film This Christmas (2007). She also she appeared in the TV film Living Proof (2008). Her latest film is 2010’s Our family Wedding where she stars alongside Forest Whitaker. Aside from portraying Detective Lydian Adams on the TNT police drama Southland, she is currently working on various film projects.
Name Regina King
Also Known As
Birthday 1971-01-15
Gender Female
IMDB Regina King profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
As: Shalika
1991-07-12
Boyz n the Hood...
As: Margie Hendricks
2004-10-29
Ray...
As: Sam Fuller
2005-03-11
Miss Congeniality 2:...
As: Grace Rossiter
2003-07-02
Legally Blonde 2: Re...
As: Dana Jones
1995-04-26
Friday...
As: Kim Hinton
2003-05-03
Daddy Day Care...
As: Rhonda
2004-07-10
A Cinderella Story...
As: Ellie Jackson
2008-10-18
Living Proof...
As: Iesha
1993-07-23
Poetic Justice...
As: Marcee Tidwell
1996-12-13
Jerry Maguire...
As: Vanessa
1998-08-14
How Stella Got Her G...
As: Carla Dean
1998-11-20
Enemy of the State...
As: Cecily Banks
1998-12-25
Mighty Joe Young...
As: Kreela (voice)
2006-07-27
The Ant Bully...
As: Angela
2010-03-12
Our Family Wedding...
As: Allie
2000-03-05
If These Walls Could...
As: Mia
1996-04-04
A Thin Line Between ...
As: Layla
2007-04-13
Year of the Dog...
As: Lisa Whitfield Moore
2007-11-27
This Christmas...
As: Monet
1995-01-11
Higher Learning...
As: Sontee Jenkins
2001-02-16
Down to Earth...
As: Lillian Rose-Martin
1999-09-13
Where the Truth Lies...
As: Herself
2004-10-07
Genius. A Night for ...
As: Stephanie Miles
2013-09-30
Inside the Box...
As: Natalie Hawkins
2014-02-01
The Gabby Douglas St...
As: Dynamite (voice)
2014-07-18
Planes: Fire & Rescu...
As: Rayne
2002-01-01
Truth Be Told...
As: Dynamite (voice)
2014-11-04
Planes Fire and Resc...
As: Cheryl Griffith
2002-05-26
Damaged Care...
As: Mom
2016-11-25
The Snowy Day...
As: Sharon Rivers
2018-11-30
If Beale Street Coul...
As: Unknown
2017-08-26
August 28: A Day in ...
As: Brenda Jenkins
1985-09-14
227...
As: Riley Freeman (voice
2005-11-06
The Boondocks...
As: Unknown
1993-08-22
Living Single...
As: Unknown
1990-07-12
Northern Exposure...
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High Bar...
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2005-07-29
Weekends at the D.L....
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2003-09-08
The Ellen DeGeneres ...
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2003-01-26
Jimmy Kimmel Live!...
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1997-08-11
The View...
As: Unknown
1994-09-08
New York Undercover...
As: Cynthia

Leap of Faith...
As: Unknown
2008-07-14
The Wendy Williams S...
As: Unknown
2001-09-17
Good Day Live...
As: Sandra Palmer
2001-11-06
24...
As: Janine Davis
2007-09-24
The Big Bang Theory...
As: Terri LaCroix
2015-03-05
American Crime...
As: Aliyah Shadeed
2015-03-05
American Crime...
As: Unknown
2015-08-02
Close Up with The Ho...
As: Detective Lydia Adam
2009-04-09
Southland...
As: Erika Murphy
2014-06-29
The Leftovers...
As: Latrice Butler
2018-02-23
Seven Seconds...
As: Angela Abar

Watchmen...