Nia Talita Long is an American actress. Best known for her work in Black cinema, Long rose to prominence after starring in the film Boyz n the Hood, and for her portrayal of Beullah "Lisa" Wilkes on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She then appeared in Friday, as well as the 1997 films Love Jones and Soul Food. Long is also known for her roles in the films The Best Man, and its sequel The Best Man Holiday, as well as Big Momma's House and its sequel Big Momma's House 2. On television,
Nia Long, Actress: Big Momma's House. Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The Best Man Holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private Practice"), Terrence Howard (Hustle & flow), Morris ...
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Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The Best Man Holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs (\\"Private Practice\\"), Terrence Howard (Hustle & flow), Morris Ch...
Long made her film debut in the poignant film portraying the social problems in inner-city Los Angeles, Boyz n the hood , and continued on to star in FRIDAY alongside Ice Cube and Chris Tucker as well as LOVE JONES which won the prestigious Audience Award at Sundance. Other notable film roles include Soul Food, Alfie opposite Jude Law, The Best man...
Making her directorial debut on Ashanti's music video \\"Baby\\" and Yolanda Adam's \\"This Too Shall Pass,\\" Nia continues her work behind the camera and is developing a feature film that centers on renowned world champion boxer and trainer Ann Wolfe.
In addition to her film and TV work, Long's passion lies in serving her community. With her family roots planted in Trinidad, Grenada, and Barbados, Long's long term goals are to connect women in the US to those of the islands and to mentor young girls to regain their self-esteem. Additionally, Long lends her support to Black Girls Rock, an organiz...
Nia was born in Brooklyn, to Talita (Gillman), a teacher and printmaker, and Doughtry Long, a high school teacher and poet. She now calls Los Angeles home where she lives with her 12 year old son, Massai, 14 month old son, Kez and partner Ime Udoka, an Assistant Coach for the San Antonio Spurs. Long loves to cook organic farmer's market fresh meals...
- Nia Talita Long
- 5' 2" (1.57 m)
- October 30, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Oct 04, 2022 · Nia Long is sticking by her fiancé, Celtics coach Ime Udoka, after his reported affair, according to her ex, Massai Z. Dorsey. “We talk as a family, and it’s all about unconditional love, and...
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