Trivia

☆ She studied under acting coach/actress Betty A. Bridges, mother of actor Todd Bridges. She was Regina’s acting coach for ten years before and during her first role on the TV series 227 (1985).

☆ Sister of actress Reina King.

☆ Opened an L.A. restaurant called Paio.

☆ Was a bridesmaid in the wedding of actress Vivica A. Fox.

☆ Is a graduate of Westchester High School (class of 1988).

☆ Her favourite movie is The Sandlot (1993).

☆ Credits Marla Gibbs as her favorite acting mentor/best friend.

☆ Friends with Tichina Arnold.

☆ Won the 2018 Emmy Award in the Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category for her role as Latrice Butler in Seven Seconds (2018).

☆ Nominated for the 2019 Golden Globe Award in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television category for her role as Latrice Butler in Seven Seconds (2018).

☆ Won the 2019 Golden Globe Award in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture category for her role as Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

☆ Won the 2019 Academy Award in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category for her role as Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

☆ Auditioned for one of the lead roles in Set It Off (1996), which eventually went to Vivica A. Fox.

Info taken from IMDb