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Regina King

Regina King

Birthday: 15 January 1971, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Birth Name: Regina Rene King
Height: 160 cm

Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227 (1985), followed by a role in ...Show more

Regina King
People love to see themselves on screen in a way that makes sense and seems on point. People love to see themselves on screen in a way that makes sense and seems on point.
I love my city and I feel like the majority of the people that are in the city are people from other Show more I love my city and I feel like the majority of the people that are in the city are people from other cities. So I think that L.A. sometimes might get a bad rap because it's known to be so Hollywood-oriented and then underneath that you have crime. But that's really the case in pretty much any major city that you go to. Hide
It's funny that until I actually met my husband, I never thought I'd get married. It's funny that until I actually met my husband, I never thought I'd get married.
I never really loved school through junior high, but then I started running track my freshman year, Show more I never really loved school through junior high, but then I started running track my freshman year, and I was just like, 'Wow, this is cool!' Hide
I learned a lot from my Mom. My favorite lesson: remember there is no such thing as a certain way to Show more I learned a lot from my Mom. My favorite lesson: remember there is no such thing as a certain way to parent and to remember that you are learning along with your child - it's ok to make mistakes. Hide
My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman. It takes a toll on you when you p Show more My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman. It takes a toll on you when you play someone who's far removed from your personality. Hide
I'm just really thankful to have the chance to portray a character you don't see every day. I'm just really thankful to have the chance to portray a character you don't see every day.
You don't know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don't have a child, you do Show more You don't know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don't have a child, you don't know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever. Hide
I've tried to be flexible in my career by doing a little bit of everything and that's worked for me. I've tried to be flexible in my career by doing a little bit of everything and that's worked for me.
If your woman is asleep every time you get home, she's just really tired. Of you. If your woman is asleep every time you get home, she's just really tired. Of you.
I watch ESPN all day. If you come into my trailer, ESPN is on. That's the first thing I do when I le Show more I watch ESPN all day. If you come into my trailer, ESPN is on. That's the first thing I do when I leave the set. Hide
You always make a film with the hope that all types of people will want to see your work and that it Show more You always make a film with the hope that all types of people will want to see your work and that it doesn't matter about your color, but unfortunately it still does. Hide
Especially in this industry, women challenge men much more now because we're saying, 'We can do it, Show more Especially in this industry, women challenge men much more now because we're saying, 'We can do it, too.' Hide
My mother was a single mom, and most of the women I know are strong. My mother was a single mom, and most of the women I know are strong.
I stay in tune with my family and God. I stay in tune with my family and God.
There's a difference between actresses of color and actresses not of color. If you look at how big m Show more There's a difference between actresses of color and actresses not of color. If you look at how big my movies are. Hide
I know in my own marriage I stayed in it to provide my son with what I thought was a stable backgrou Show more I know in my own marriage I stayed in it to provide my son with what I thought was a stable background and to give him what I thought was the family life a child should have with two parents. But that isn't always the best way, and it took me taking my son to therapy after the divorce to really see it. Hide
It's incredibly hard out there for women of color. It's incredibly hard out there for women of color.
Children at certain ages have distinct actions, and boys at certain ages have a particular way of ac Show more Children at certain ages have distinct actions, and boys at certain ages have a particular way of acting too. Hide
A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman w Show more A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman who takes care of herself on the inside and the outside. Hide
When you see all the suits in the room, everybody in the room has on suits, you know, the women, too Show more When you see all the suits in the room, everybody in the room has on suits, you know, the women, too. We're not wearing dresses and chiffon and we're not as fun as we used to be. Hide
I want to live a full life - period. I want to live a full life - period.
We know that's the bottom line: if money is made, the powers that be pay attention. We know that's the bottom line: if money is made, the powers that be pay attention.
Athletes are very cool to me. Athletes are very cool to me.
Regina King's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (63)
Regina King Regina King'S roles
Latrice Butler
Latrice Butler

Angela
Angela

Dana Jones
Dana Jones

Monet
Monet

Marcee Tidwell
Marcee Tidwell

Detective Lydia Adams
Detective Lydia Adams

Natalie Hawkins
Natalie Hawkins

Carla Dean
Carla Dean

Iesha
Iesha

Aliyah Shadeed
Aliyah Shadeed

Grace Rossiter
Grace Rossiter

Rhonda
Rhonda

Ruby
Ruby

Sam Fuller
Sam Fuller

Janine Davis
Janine Davis

Herself - Guest Judge
Herself - Guest Judge

Terri Lacroix
Terri Lacroix

Huey Freeman
Huey Freeman

Dynamite
Dynamite

Cecily Banks
Cecily Banks

Sandra Palmer
Sandra Palmer

Kreela
Kreela

Margie Hendricks
Margie Hendricks

Kimara Walters
Kimara Walters

Erika Murphy
Erika Murphy

Janine Davis
Janine Davis

Mia
Mia

Kim Hinton
Kim Hinton

Lisa Moore
Lisa Moore

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