Regina King

Highest Rated: 96% Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Lowest Rated: 12% A Cinderella Story (2004)
Birthday: Jan 15, 1971
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Born January 15th, 1971,Regina King distinguished herself as a skilled actress in the 1990s with a number of supporting roles in prominent films. Born and raised in Los Angeles, King first made her mark as a TV actress when she was cast in the sitcom 227 in 1985. During her five seasons on TV, King also played small parts in the Bill Murray comedy Scrooged (1988) and Charles Burnett's domestic drama To Sleep With Anger (1990). After 227 ended in 1990, King moved to films full-time with a role in John Singleton's acclaimed directorial debut Boyz N the Hood (1991). King worked with Singleton again in Poetic Justice (1993) and Higher Learning (1995). Showing her ability with film comedy as well as drama, King appeared in F. Gary Gray's cult-hit comedy Friday (1995) and co-starred opposite Martin Lawrence in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996). After drawing attention with her performance as Cuba Gooding Jr.'s wife in the critically praised hit Jerry Maguire (1996), King landed substantial parts in the adaptation of Terry McMillan's How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), the hit action-thriller Enemy of the State (1998), and the family friendly animal adventure Mighty Joe Young (1998). Though her 1999 film Love and Action in Chicago was not nearly as successful as her trio of 1998 movies, King began the new decade with parts in HBO's widely watched telefilm If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) and the Chris Rock romantic comedy Down to Earth (2000). King continued to work steadily in a variety of projects including Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, the family-friendly Eddie Murphy film Daddy Day Care, and the teen comedy A Cinderella Story. King appeared in her most celebrated film to date in 2004 playing Margie Hendrix opposite Jamie Foxx in Ray. She also found steady work in animated efforts including The Ant Bully, and the confrontational television version of the comic strip The Boondocks. In 2006, King joined the cast of the Fox action drama 24, playing the heretofore unseen sister of slain President David Palmer. The part of a smart, tough advocacy lawyer from a powerful family immediate seemed like a good fit for the actress, whose career was populated with such strong and complex roles. King joined the cast of This Christmas (2007), an ensemble drama following a family trying to celebrate Christmas despite a long period of estrangement, and worked with Molly Shannon and Laura Dern in the critically acclaimed black comedy Year of the Dog (2007). In 2009, King took on a starring role in the popular TNT police drama Southland.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
95% If Beale Street Could Talk Sharon 2019
No Score Yet August 28th: A Day in the Life of a People Actor 2018
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue Dynamite $42.7M 2014
No Score Yet The Gabby Douglas Story Natalie Hawkins 2014
13% Our Family Wedding Angela $18.7M 2010
No Score Yet Living Proof Ellie Jackson 2008
No Score Yet 11.04.08: The Day Of Change Actor 2008
55% This Christmas Lisa Moore $49.2M 2007
No Score Yet Grindin Herself 2007
69% Year of the Dog Layla $1.5M 2007
No Score Yet Angels Can't Help But Laugh Actor 2007
62% The Ant Bully Kreela $28.2M 2006
15% Miss Congeniality 2 - Armed and Fabulous Sam Fuller $47.2M 2005
80% Ray Margie Hendricks $75.1M 2004
12% A Cinderella Story Rhonda $51.2M 2004
No Score Yet The N-Word Actor 2004
No Score Yet Let the Church Say Amen Director 2004
No Score Yet Truth Be Told Rayne 2003
27% Daddy Day Care Kim Hinton $103.7M 2003
37% Legally Blonde 2 - Red, White & Blonde Grace Rossiter $89.9M 2003
No Score Yet Damaged Care Cheryl Griffith 2002
20% Down to Earth Sontee $63.1M 2001
No Score Yet If These Walls Could Talk 2 Alfie 2000
No Score Yet Where the Truth Lies Actor Director 1999
No Score Yet Love and Action in Chicago Lois Newton 1999
55% Mighty Joe Young Cecily Banks 1998
71% Enemy of the State Carla Dean 1998
49% How Stella Got Her Groove Back Vanessa 1998
83% Jerry Maguire Marcee Tidwell 1996
12% A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Mia 1996
78% Friday Dana 1995
47% Higher Learning Monet 1994
37% Poetic Justice Iesha 1993
96% Boyz n the Hood Shalika 1991
87% To Sleep With Anger Rhonda 1990
70% Scrooged Lanell Cooley 1988

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
Guest
  • 2019
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2019
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2019
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2015
No Score Yet 227
1985-1990
Brenda
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
97% Insecure
2016-2018
Director
  • 2018
77% Seven Seconds
2018
Latrice Butler
  • 2018
0% The Alec Baldwin Show
2018
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
2015
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2013
41% Chelsea
2016-2017
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2017
97% American Crime
2015-2017
Terri LaCroix/Kimara Walters Kimara Walters Aliyah Shadeed Terri LaCroix
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
91% The Leftovers
2014-2017
Erika Murphy
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
81% The Big Bang Theory
2007
Janine Davis Mrs. Davis
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Chew
2011-2018
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Animal Kingdom
2016
Producer Director
  • 2016
No Score Yet Greenleaf
2016
Director
  • 2016
94% Pitch
2016
Director
  • 2016
74% The Catch
2015-2017
Producer Director
  • 2016
No Score Yet Close Up With the Hollywood Reporter
2015
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
93% Scandal
2012-2018
Director
  • 2016
  • 2015
80% The Strain
2014-2017
Ruby Wain
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
90% Being Mary Jane
2014-2017
Director
  • 2015
98% Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
2014
Appearing
  • 2015
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Kitchen
2014
Guest
  • 2015
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
Panelist
  • 2015
48% The Boondocks
2005-2014
Voice Riley Freeman
  • 2014
  • 2010
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
87% Southland
2009-2013
Director Det. Lydia Adams Lydia Adams
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
Guest
  • 2012
83% RuPaul's Drag Race
2009
Judge
  • 2012
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
86% 24
2001-2014
Angela Palmer Sandra Palmer
  • 2010
  • 2008
  • 2007
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest
  • 2008
No Score Yet Living Single
1993-1998
Zina
  • 1995
No Score Yet New York Undercover
1994-1998
Marah
  • 1994
No Score Yet Northern Exposure
1990-1995
Mother Nature
  • 1994
No Score Yet Watchmen
2019

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