Regina King

Born Jan 15, 1971

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

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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


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


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


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
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