Nia Long Biography (1970-)

Born October 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, NY; daughter of Doughtry (a high school teacher and poet) and Talita (a printmaker and teacher) Long; engaged to Massai Dorsey (an entrepreneur); children: Massai Zhivago Dorsey II. Addresses: Agent: Writer & Artists Agency, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, LosAngeles, CA 90211.; Manager: Handprint Entertainment, 1100 Glendon Ave., Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90024.; Contact: c/o 112 S. Almont Dr., Los Angeles,CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 30, 1970
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Fingers, Buried Alive (also known as Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive), 21st Film Corp., 1990
  • Brandi, Boyz N the Hood (also known as Boys in the Hood), Columbia, 1991
  • Zora Mathews, Made in America, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Debbie, Friday, New Line Cinema, 1995
  • Nina Mosley, Love Jones, New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Trudy, Hav Plenty, Miramax, 1997
  • Bird, Soul Food, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Nimi Da Silva "Big Eyes," The Secret Laughter of Women, 1998
  • Carmen Jones, Butter (also known as Never 2 Big), Live Entertainment, 1998
  • Myra, In Too Deep, Miramax, 1999
  • Jordan Armstrong, The Best Man, Universal, 1999
  • Donna Chadway, Stigmata, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Rae, Held Up, Trimark, 1999
  • Leslie, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000
  • Abbie Halpert, Boiler Room, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Sherry, Big Momma's House (also known as Big Mamas Haus), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Film Song Performer
  • Love Jones, New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Katherine "Kat" Speakes, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), CBS, 1991-94
  • Lisa Wilkes, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1994-96
  • Ramona Greer, Live Shot, UPN, 1995
  • Movies
  • Darla Perkins, The B.R.A.T. Patrol, 1986
  • Jaqueline "Jaq" Blackman, Black Jaq, 1998
  • Karen, "1972," If These Walls Could Talk 2, HBO, 2000
  • Lou, Heartland Ghost, 2001
  • Specials
  • Herself, The 32nd NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Claudia, "She Ain't Heavy," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1991
  • Stacey Evans, "Love Takes a Holiday," Living Single, Fox, 1993
  • Christy Wilson, "Baby Shower," ER, NBC, 1996
  • Babysitter, "A Concerted Effort: Parts 1 & 2," Moesha, UPN, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 17, Gale, 1998
    Periodicals
    • Essence, April, 2000, p. 92
    • Jet, June 19, 2000, p. 32; January 8, 2001, p. 37
    • People Weekly, March 31, 1997, p. 95; May 8, 2000, p. 124

    User Contributions:

    OJANGOR JAMES
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    Sep 13, 2014 @ 2:14 pm
    Hi iliked the movie big mama when you went for a vacation with little son

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