Profile

Regina King

Actress
Female
Born Jan 15, 1971
Age 45
Hometown Los Angeles, Cali...
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater University of Spo...
High School Westchester High ...
Other Names Reg

Regina King is an American film and television actress. She is known for her role as Brenda Jenkins, the studious daughter of Mary Jenkins on the 1980s sitcom, 227, and for her critically acclaimed supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. She is also known for voicing the lead characters of the animated series The Boondocks. King is currently starring in the television series Southland in the role of Detective Lydia Adams.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Regina King.

  • Regina King Reigns In Hollywood
    NPR - Jun 14, 2016
  • Regina King Has So Many Stories To Tell
    NYTimes - Mar 04, 2016
  • 56d0bfd41e0000230070edb5
    What Regina King Learned About Calling Out An Awards Show For Being 'white As Ever'
    Huffington Post - Feb 27, 2016
  • Hbo Golden Globes Party Dazzled
    Huffington Post - Jan 16, 2016

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Regina King.

CHILDHOOD

1971 Birth Born on January 15, 1971.
1979 8 Years Old King was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. The two divorced in 1979. … Read More

TEENAGE

1985 14 Years Old King began her acting career in 1985 in the role of Marla Gibbs' daughter Brenda on the television series 227, a role she played until 1990. … Read More

TWENTIES

1995 24 Years Old In 1995, she was featured in the hit comedy Friday.
1996 25 Years Old In 1996, she gained fame starring in the blockbuster romantic comedy Jerry Maguire, with Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr. This film brought King mainstream recognition in her role as Marcee Tidwell, the wife of Cuba Gooding Jr.’s character. … Read More
1997 26 Years Old King married Ian Alexander, Sr., on April 23, 1997. … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 33 Years Old In 2004, in the movie Ray, King played Margie Hendricks, a singer in Ray Charles’ backup group The Raelettes and one of the musical legend’s mistresses.
2005 34 Years Old Following in 2005, she co-starred in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Sandra Bullock's tough FBI agent partner. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old King filed for divorce from Alexander on November 8, 2006, citing "physical abuse, drug use, and extramarital affairs". … Read More
2008 37 Years Old In 2008, she appeared in the TV film Living Proof. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regina_King.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.