Regina Rene King is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of several awards, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe and four Primetime Emmy Awards for her comedy, most for an African-American artist. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world for 2019. King was first noticed for her role as Brenda Jenkins in the 227 television series from 1985 to 1990. Notable roles followed in the Friday and Jerry Maguire films; and the Southland crime television series. From 2015 to 2017, King starred in ABC's anthology series American Crime, which she won two Primetimemy Awards and in 2018, she starred in the Netflix miniseries Seven Seconds, the series for which she won an award. third Emmy award. Her role as a troubled mother in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
|Born||Regina Rene King, January 15, 1971, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
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American film and TV actress who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk. She played Brenda Jenkins on the sitcom 227 and Angela Abraham in HBO's Watchmen. She also had prominent roles in A Cinderella Story, Daddy Day Care and Jerry Maguire.
She won her first acting role on the show 227 and remained on the show for five years.
Her role as Aliyah Shadeed on the ABC series American Crime earned her Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie in 2015 and 2016.
In 1997, she married Ian Alexander, with whom she'd had a son the year before. The couple divorced in 2007.
She was widely recognized for starring in the American TV comedy 227 along with Marla Gibbs.
- African-American child actresses
- Supporting performance of an Emmy Award-winning miniseries or Primetime Movie Primetime supporting actress
- The lead actress' outstanding performance in the Primetime miniseries or film won the Emmy award
- Best supporting actress won the Golden Globe Award
- Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress
- Director of Los Angeles
- African-American director
- Female television director
Latest information about Regina King updated on June 19 2021.