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Nia Long

Born Oct 30, 1970

Nia Talita Long is an American dancer and actress. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films Boyz n the Hood, Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, and Are We There Yet?.… Read More

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    'love Jones: The Musical' Is A Theatrical Spin On A Classic '90s Love Story
    Huffington Post - Sep 13, 2016
  • What To Watch Tonight: The Fosters, Angie Tribeca, 12 Monkeys, And The Season Finales Of Turn: Washington's Spies And American Dad!
    Yahoo News - Jun 27, 2016
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    LATimes - Feb 22, 2016
  • Film Shorts
    The Portland Mercury - Dec 18, 2013


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1970 Birth Born on October 30, 1970.


1989 18 Years Old Long attended the Roman Catholic school St. Mary's Academy and studied ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, and acting. She graduated from Westchester High School in 1989. … Read More


1991 20 Years Old Long portrayed Kat from 1991 to 1994.
1994 23 Years Old From 1994 - 1995, she played Will Smith's girlfriend and fiancée Beulah "Lisa" Wilkes on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. … Read More


2003 32 Years Old In 2003, she joined the cast of the drama Third Watch, where she played NYPD Officer Sasha Monroe, continuing until the series finale in 2005.
2005 34 Years Old In 2005 and 2006, Long appeared on Everwood, and appeared on Boston Legal during its 2006-2007 season.
2007 36 Years Old Long also starred in Big Shots from 2007-2008 alongside Michael Vartan and Dylan McDermott. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old Nia Long gave birth to her second child, a boy named Kez Sunday Udoka on November 7, 2011. … Read More
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