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Interview: Regina King (Let the Church Say Amen)

From “227,” “Boyz n the Hood,” to “Jerry Maguire” and “Ray,” Regina King has been a staple in Hollywood. Now, she is making her directorial film debut with BET’s “Let the Church Say Amen.”

Video Content: (2015)
In the edited TV version, SIDEWALKS host Cindy Rhodes talks to actress and now director Regina King about her 30-year acting career, her time on “227,” her favorite film roles, and the BET film, “Let the Church Say Amen,” where she is making her film directing debut.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Regina King began her impressive career in 1985, when she co-starred with Marla Gibbs and Jackée Harry in the classic comedy “227.” From there, she went on to appear in many notable films, such as “Boyz n the Hood,” “Poetic Justice,” “Higher Learning,” “Friday,” “A Thin Line Between Love,” “Hat,” “Jerry Maguire,” Enemy of the State,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Mighty Joe Young,” “Down to Earth,” “Daddy Day Care,” “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde,” “A Cinderella Story,” “Ray,” and “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous.” King also starred in TV’s “Southland,” as well as voicing Huey and Riley Freeman on “The Boondocks.” Recently, King had recurring roles in “24,” “The Big Bang Theory,” and “Shameless.” Additionally, she is a cast member on the anthology crime drama series, “American Crime.”

Interview Credits:
Recorded: August 27, 2015
Host / Producer: Cindy Rhodes
Videographer (for Cindy Rhodes): Ray Alvarado
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: BET

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