Nia Long Biography
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Love Jones’ and ‘The Best Man’)
Birthday: October 30, 1970 (Scorpio)
Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nia Talita Long is an American actress well-known for her popular television roles of ‘Lisa Wilkes’ in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, ‘Karen’ in ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2’, ‘Officer Sasha Monroe’ in ‘Third Watch’, ‘Tamara’ in ‘House of Lies’, and ‘Hillary Whitney’ in ‘Beaches’. Born into a family of mixed descent, she is blessed with exotic looks which enabled her to create a glamorous image in the show business. Her childhood was chaotic as her parents divorced when she was quite young. As a little girl she sought solace in co-curricular activities in school and eventually became interested in acting. She worked hard to become a professional actress and was guided in her endeavor by her acting coach Betty Bridges. Today, Nia is also a popular figure in the film industry, having appeared in films like ‘Love Jones’, ‘Soul Food’, ‘The Best Man’, ‘The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy’, and ‘Boiler Room.’ In her over three-decade long acting career, Nia has earned several credits to her name across different platforms in the show business. She is also the recipient of numerous awards and nominations.