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Regina King

  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
  • Birthday: January 15

Regina King  is a film and television actress and director.

She played Brenda Jenkins on the NBC sitcom 227 and had a supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. King in her later career became widely known for her leading roles in two Peabody award winning television shows The Boondocks where she provided the voices Huey and Riley Freeman and Southland where she portrayed Detective Lydia Adams. The latter role earned her two nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2012 and 2013.

Regina King  is a film and television actress and director.

She played Brenda Jenkins on the NBC sitcom 227 and had a supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire. King in her later career became widely known for her leading roles in two Peabody award winning television shows The Boondocks where she provided the voices Huey and Riley Freeman and Southland where she portrayed Detective Lydia Adams. The latter role earned her two nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2012 and 2013.

In 2015, King began starring in the ABC anthology series American Crime.

She is also known for her recurring role Janine Davis on The Big Bang Theory and starring in the films Ray, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Poetic Justice, Friday, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Enemy of the State, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, and A Cinderella Story.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins3 Nominations

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Regina King, as Kimara Walters
  • American Crime
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2016

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie - 2015

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