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Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 30, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in NYC
1977:
Moved with family to Los Angeles at age six
1986:
Made TV debut in an episode of "227" (NBC)
1986:
First major role in the ABC movie, "The B.R.A.T. Patrol"
1990:
Appeared in first feature, "Buried Alive"
1991:
First notable role was as Kathryn 'Kat' Speakes on the CBS soap opera "Guiding Light"
1991:
Breakout role as the love interest to Cuba Gooding Jr. in John Singleton's "Boyz N the Hood"
1994:
Joined cast of NBC sitcom "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" in recurring role of Will's girlfriend
1995:
Co-starred in the film comedy "Friday"
1997:
First lead role in a feature, "Love Jones"; also performed two songs
1997:
Was in the ensemble cast of the hit film "Soul Food"
1997:
Formed own production company
1997:
Co-starred in the festival-screened "Hav Plenty"; screened at Sundance in 1998
1998:
Starred in the pilot "Black Jaq" (an unsold pilot, produced by Forest Whitaker)
1999:
Co-starred in the comedy film, "The Best Man"
2000:
Played Giovanni Ribisi's girlfriend in "Boiler Room"
2001:
Had recurring role as a love interest for Richard T Jones' character on the CBS drama "Judging Amy"
2003:
Became a regular on the drama series "Third Watch" (NBC)
2004:
Starred in "Baadasssss!" Mario Van Peebles' homage to his father Melvin's 1971 film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
2004:
Played Lonette, the ex-girlfriend of Alfie's best friend, in a remake of "Alfie"
2005:
Starred opposite Ice Cube in the comedy "Are We There Yet?"
2006:
Co-starred with Martin Lawrence in the comedy "Big Momma's House 2"
2006:
Guest-starred in three episodes of "Boston Legal," (ABC) as Vanessa Walker, a disciplined, ambitious, micromanaging new associate
2007:
Cast as Sandra Bullock's best friend in the thriller, "Premonition"
2007:
Again starred opposite Ice Cube in the sequel, "Are We Done Yet?"

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