Mara Brock Akil

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  • Birth Name: Mara Dionne Brock
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Creator, Executive Producer, Writer
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(l to r) Persia White, Tracy Ellis Ross, Reggie Hayes, Jill Marie Jones and Golden Brooks star in GIRLFRIENDS on UPN.  Photo: Darien Davis/Paramount Pictures  �2003 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved

Girlfriends Creator and Black Lightning Showrunner Team Up With Oprah for Your Next TV Obsession

Time to make room for yet another show to obsess over. Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the amazing husband-wife team behind favorites like Girlfriends and Being Mary Jane, are joining forces for a new dramedy on OWN. The duo's new series Love Is _… Read more

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00:59 — Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroi (more…)
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BEING MARY JANE is BET's first one-hour drama brought to us by the creator of "Girlfriends" and "The Game." The series focuses on the life of SNC new (more…)
Being Mary Jane Season 4
BEING MARY JANE is BET's first one-hour drama brought to us by the creator of "Girlfriends" and "The Game." The series focuses on the life of SNC new (more…)
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01:00 — BEING MARY JANE is BET's first one-hour drama brought to us by the creator of "Girlfriends" and "The Game." The series focuses on the life of SNC new (more…)

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  • Birth Name: Mara Dionne Brock
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Creator, Executive Producer, Writer

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