Regina Hall (born December 12, 1971) is an American film and
television actress known for her lead role of Brenda Meeks in the Scary Movie
Regina was born in Washington, D.C. December 12, 1971, the daughter of a contractor and a teacher. Regina is of African American and Native American descent.
Regina Hall graduated from New York University in 1997 with a Master's degree
in Journalism, and shortly thereafter began a career in the entertainment
In 1997, Regina appeared in her first television commercial at the age of 26. Her television career initially began with a recurring role on the soap opera Loving, and guest appearances on the FOX's police drama New York Undercover. Her first film role came in 1999 with a small part in the film The Best Man. She left a lasting impression on viewers with her portrayal of the character Candy. It signalled a pivotal point for Hallís career. As a key member of the all-star cast, she welcomed rising-star status in "black-Hollywood".
Regina gained more recognition with her role in the comedy-horror-spoof Scary Movie (and the sequels Scary Movie 2, Scary Movie 3, and Scary Movie 4) portraying the high school-aged Brenda Meeks. She also played supporting parts in two films by Gina Prince-Bythewood: the drama Love & Basketball, and the TV movie Disappearing Acts. In 2001, Regina landed the role of Coretta Lipp on the prime-time drama Ally McBeal, which was a recurring role over several episodes but, was made a main character in the 5th season of the show.
A year later, Regina Hall starred in the action-drama Paid in Full, a film
directed by Charles Stone III. Since then, she has appeared in leading roles in
films such as Malibu's Most Wanted, King's Ransom and The Honeymooners.
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