Nia Long Movies List

Nia Long
Nia Long
30-10-1970
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
31
The B.R.A.T. Patrol

Actor Nia Long Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 31 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 31 movies
Keanu
Keanu ( English )
Director: Peter Atencio , Brooke Satrazemis , Susan A. Sullivan
Music Director: Steve Jablonsky , Nathan Whitehead
Release date: 15-07-2016
The Single Moms Club
The Single Moms Club ( English )
Director: Tyler Perry
Music Director: Christopher Young , Christopher Young
Release date: 14-03-2014
The Best Man Holiday
The Best Man Holiday ( English )
Artist: Terrence Howard , Harold Perrineau Jr. , Morris Chestnut , Sanaa Lathan , Taye Diggs
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Release date: 15-11-2013
Mooz-lum
Mooz-lum ( English )
Artist: Nia Long , Danny Glover , Evan Ross , Summer Bishil
Director: Qasim Basir
Release date: 11-02-2011
Good Hair
Good Hair ( English )
Artist: Maya Angelou , Chris Rock , Tanya Crumel , Kevin Kirk , Jason Griggers
Director: Jeff Stilson
Music Director: Marcus Miller
Release date: 09-10-2009
Gospel Hill
Gospel Hill ( English )
Director: Giancarlo Esposito
Release date: 09-02-2008
Are We Done Yet?
Are We Done Yet? ( English )
Artist: John C. McGinley , Ice Cube , Nia Long , Aleisha Allen , Philip Bolden
Director: Steve Carr
Music Director: Teddy Castellucci
Release date: 04-04-2007
Premonition
Premonition ( English )
Artist: Sandra Bullock , Julian McMahon , Courtney Taylor Burness , Nia Long , Shyann McClure
Director: Mennan Yapo
Music Director: Klaus Badelt
Release date: 15-03-2007
Big Momma's House 2
Big Momma's House 2 ( English )
Director: John Whitesell
Music Director: George S. Clinton
Release date: 26-01-2006
Are We There Yet?
Are We There Yet? ( English )
Artist: Ice Cube , Nia Long , Aleisha Allen , Philip Bolden , Jay Mohr
Director: Brian Levant
Music Director: David Newman , David Newman
Release date: 21-01-2005
Showing 1 to 10 of 31 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 31 movies

Nia Long Biography

Nia Long (born October 30, 1970) is an American actress and occasional music video director. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, and Are We There Yet?   Long was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Her family is of Afro-Trinidadian descent. Her name, Nia, is one of the seven days of Kwanzaa, which means purpose in Swahili. Long's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she and her mother moved to Iowa City, Iowa. They subsequently moved to a South Los Angeles neighborhood when Long was seven. Long's father currently resides in Trenton, New Jersey. Long's half-sister is comedienne Sommore, one of the stars of The Queens of Comedy. She attended the Roman Catholic school St. Mary's Academy and studied ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, and acting. She graduated from WestchesterHigh School in 1989. Long's acting coach was Betty Bridges, better known as the mother of Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges. Her earliest role was in the Disney television movie, The B.R.A.T Patrol alongside Sean Astin, Tim Thomerson and Brian Keith. Her first notable role on television was a three-year contract role as Kathryn "Kat" Speakes on the soap opera Guiding Light. Long portrayed Kat from 1991 to 1994, then f rom 1994 - 1995, she played Will Smith's girlfriend and fiancée Beulah "Lisa" Wilkes on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. In 2003, she joined the cast of the drama Third Watch, where she played NYPD Officer Sasha Monroe, continuing until the series finale in 2005. In 2005 and 2006, Long appeared on Everwood, and appeared on Boston Legal during its 2006-2007 season. Long also starred in Big Shots from 2007-2008 alongside Michael Vartan and Dylan McDermott. She also made a guest appearance on the successful sitcom Living Single during its first season. Long appeared in supporting roles in a number of movies including, Boyz n the Hood, Friday, and Made in America. She played a leading role, or a member of the primary ensemble, in several films, including Soul Food, Love Jones, Boiler Room, Big Momma's House, Are We There Yet?, and The Best Man. Ice Cube has starred with her in four films, while (fellow Westchester High alum) Regina King has starred with her in two. Long was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the World in 2000 by People. She won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series in 2004 for her performance on Third Watch.   In addition to her film credits, she directed Yolanda Adams's music video for "This Too Shall Pass" and co-directed and appeared in Ashanti's music video, "Baby". She also appears in the video for Kanye West's, "Touch The Sky". Long and her former long-time boyfriend and fellow actor Massai Z. Dorsey have a son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, born on November 26, 2000.

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