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Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227 (1985), followed by a role in Boyz n the Hood (1991). She began to be recognized by a mainstream audience after her role as Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character's wife in Jerry Maguire (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ray
Ray Margie Hendricks
(2004)
Enemy of the State
Enemy of the State Carla Dean
(1998)
Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell
(1996)
The Boondocks
The Boondocks Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman
(2005-2014)

Filmography

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 2013-2017 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Janine Davis
- The Retraction Reaction (2017) ... Janine Davis
- The Junior Professor Solution (2014) ... Janine Davis
- The Hofstadter Insufficiency (2013) ... Janine Davis
- The Tenure Turbulence (2013) ... Janine Davis
- The Egg Salad Equivalency (2013) ... Janine Davis
 2015-2017 American Crime (TV Series)
Terri LaCroix / Aliyah Shadeed / Kimara Walters
- Season Three: Episode Eight (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... Kimara Walters
 2015-2017 The Leftovers (TV Series)
Erika Murphy
- Don't Be Ridiculous (2017) ... Erika Murphy
- I Live Here Now (2015) ... Erika Murphy
- Ten Thirteen (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
- International Assassin (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
- A Most Powerful Adversary (2015) ... Erika Murphy (credit only)
 2017 Seven Seconds (TV Series)
Latrice Butler
- That What Follows (2017) ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.10 ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.9 ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.8 ... Latrice Butler
- Episode #1.7 ... Latrice Butler
 2016 The Snowy Day (TV Movie)
Mom
 2015 Pariah (TV Movie)
Karen
 2014 The Strain (TV Series)
Ruby Wain
- Runaways (2014) ... Ruby Wain
- Gone Smooth (2014) ... Ruby Wain
- The Box (2014) ... Ruby Wain
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Dynamite (voice)
 2005-2014 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Riley Freeman / Huey Freeman
- The New Black (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Stinkmeaner: Begun the Clone War Has (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- I Dream of Siri (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Freedomland (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
- Granddad Dates a Kardashian (2014) ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Gail Johnson
- Lazarus (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- Liver, I Hardly Know Her (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- The Legend of Bonnie and Carl (2014) ... Gail Johnson
- Hope Springs Paternal (2014) ... Gail Johnson
 2014 The Gabby Douglas Story (TV Movie)
Natalie Hawkins
 2009-2013 Southland (TV Series)
Detective Lydia Adams
- Reckoning (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Chaos (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- The Felix Paradox (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Heroes (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
- Bleed Out (2013) ... Detective Lydia Adams
 2013 Inside the Box (Short)
Stephanie Miles
 2013 Divorce: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Cassandra
 2010 Our Family Wedding
Angela
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Ellie Jackson
 2007 This Christmas
Lisa Moore
 2007 24 (TV Series)
Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
- Day 6: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2007) ... Sandra Palmer
 2007/I Year of the Dog
Layla
 2006 The Ant Bully
Kreela (voice)
 2006 The Ant Bully (Video Game)
Kreela (voice)
 2006 The Ant Bully (TV Mini-Series short)
Kreela
- Pea Brains (2006) ... Kreela (voice)
 2006 Women in Law (TV Series)
- Pilot (2006)
 2004/I Ray
Margie Hendricks
 2004 A Cinderella Story
Rhonda
 2003 Daddy Day Care
Kim Hinton
 2002 Damaged Care (TV Movie)
Cheryl Griffith
 2002 Leap of Faith (TV Series)
Cynthia
- Carmic Behavior (2002) ... Cynthia
- The Baby Snugglers (2002) ... Cynthia
- Peeps (2002) ... Cynthia
- The Balls Game (2002) ... Cynthia
- Whole in One (2002) ... Cynthia
 2002 Turnaround
Rayne
 2001 Down to Earth
Sontee Jenkins
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Allie (segment "2000")
 1999 Love and Action in Chicago
Lois Newton
 1999 Where the Truth Lies (TV Movie)
Lillian Rose-Martin
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
Cecily Banks
 1998 Enemy of the State
Carla Dean
 1998 Rituals (Short)
 1996 Jerry Maguire
Marcee Tidwell
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Zina
- The Shake-Up (1995) ... Zina
 1995 Friday
Dana Jones
 1995 Higher Learning
Monet
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Marah
- Tasha (1994) ... Marah
 1994 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Mother Nature
- Baby Blues (1994) ... Mother Nature
 1993 Poetic Justice
Iesha
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Shalika
 1985-1990 227 (TV Series)
Brenda Jenkins
- No Place Like Home (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- The Class of '90 (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- Nightmare on 227 (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- Gone Fishing (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
- You Gotta Have Art (1990) ... Brenda Jenkins
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Alternate Names:

Regina

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never really loved school through junior high, but then I started running track my freshman year, and I was just like, 'Wow, this is cool!' See more »

Trivia:

Although credited in the main cast, she appeared in just nine episodes of 24 (2001)'s sixth season, fewer than some of the season's guest stars. See more »

Nickname:

Gina

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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