Regina King

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/15/1971, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Regina King Fast Facts:
  • For 10 years, studied acting under Betty Bridges, mother of Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges.  
  • When she was 13 years old, she had a small role in a play called 227. A year later, she was cast in the role of Brenda Jenkins in the NBC sitcom version of the play.
  • In 1991, made film debut in the critically acclaimed Boyz n the Hood. This also marked the beginning of her work with director John Singleton. She would go on to appear in his films Poetic Justice (1993) and Higher Learning (1995).
  • In 2004, received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in Ray.
  • Has provided the voices for characters in the Cartoon Network series The Boondocks.
  • Regina King Relationships:
  • Ian Alexander Jr. - Son
  • Thomas King - Father
  • Gloria Jean King - Mother
  • Ian Alexander Sr. - Ex-husband
  • Reina King - Sister
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner - Ex-significant Other
  • Regina King Awards:
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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