'If Beale Street Could Talk'
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Regina King struck Oscar gold, winning the award for Best Supporting Actress for her incredible, emotional performance as matriarch Sharon Rivers in "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins' adaptation of James Baldwin's classic novel "If Beale Street Could Talk".
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King won her fourth Emmy Award for her role as Angela Abar, the police officer who moonlights as superhero Sister Night in the acclaimed HBO series "Watchmen".
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King won her first two Emmys for her supporting performances as Aliyah Shadeed and Terri LaCroix in seasons 1 and 2 of the anthology "American Crime" series, co-starring Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton.
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In "Jerry Maguire", King left a mark with her memorable role as Marcee Tidwell, the supportive wife of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s hotshot football player character Rod Tidwell.
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King starred as Latrice Butler in the acclaimed limited Netflix series "Seven Seconds", which won her a third Emmy for her complex and emotional supporting performance.
King took on a real-life role for the Ray Charles biopic "Ray", starring Jamie Foxx.
In the film, King played Margie Hendrix, founding member of the Raelettes, and a backing singer for Charles, with whom she had a six-year affair and one son.
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In the acclaimed animated series "The Boondocks", Regina King plays dual roles, voicing brothers Huey and Riley Freeman as they navigate growing in a Black family living in a predominantly white suburb.
In her second film role, King starred alongside Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur and more in John Singleton's classic "Poetic Justice".
King played Iesha in the film, a friend of Jackson's Justice, who connives her to take a road trip along with her boyfriend.
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In season 2 of "The Leftovers", King joined the cast as Erika Murphy, a doctor at an urgent-care facility and next door neighbour to the Garvey family, who is trying to hold onto her life in the wake of an incident in which 2 per cent of the world's population mysteriously vanished.
'One Night In Miami'
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King took on a big new role for her latest project: feature film director.
The actress got behind the camera to helm "One Night In Miami", a film about a fictional account of a chance meeting between Black icons Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke.