REGINA HALL (Maya), with numerous film and television
credits to her name, has
emerged as one of Hollywood's most sought-after actresses.
She recently set a record when she became the first African-American woman to
Best Actress Award from the New York Film Critics Circle, for her role in the
acclaimed 2018 film
"Support the Girls," written and directed by Andrew Bujalski. For her
performance, Hall was also
nominated for Best Female Lead by the Independent Spirit Awards and earned a
Award nomination from the Gotham Independent Film Awards. In addition, she won a
Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress and was nominated in the same
category by a number
of film critics organizations, including the Chicago Film Critics Association,
the San Francisco Film
Critics Circle, the Seattle Film Critics Awards and the Toronto Film Critics
Hall's latest projects include the Showtime series "Black Monday," opposite
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are directing episodes, and are also executive
alongside series creators and showrunners David Caspe and Jordan Cahan. Hall is
series, which takes place in the late 1980s before the stock market crash. The
series premiered in
Hall also starred in and executive produced the recent feature film comedy
alongside Will Packer and Kenya Barris. Issa Rae and Marsai Martin co-star with
Hall in the film,
which follows a woman who receives a second chance to relive a younger version
of herself when
the hardships of adulthood become too difficult.
Last year, Hall starred in the dramatic feature "The Hate U Give," with
Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, K.J. Apa and Common. Based on the novel by Angie
Thomas, the timely
drama about a teenage girl who witnesses a white police officer shooting her
premiered at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival and was praised by critics
and audiences alike.
In 2017, Hall was seen in the hit comedy "Girls Trip," alongside Jada Pinkett
Latifah and Tiffany Haddish. Directed by Malcom D. Lee, the film went on to
become one of the
most talked about films of the summer.
Hall's earlier films include "When the Bough Breaks," with Morris Chestnut;
The Next Cut," with Ice Cube, Common and Nicki Minaj; "The Best Man Holiday,"
the sequel to the
hilarious "The Best Man"; "Think Like a Man" and its sequel, "Think Like a Man
Too"; "About Last
Night," opposite Kevin Hart; "Law Abiding Citizen"; and "Scary Movie" as well as
its three sequels.
Additionally, Hall had supporting roles in "Love & Basketball" and "Disappearing
On television, Hall also appeared in guest roles on FOX's "Grandfathered,"
"Insecure," and ABC's "black-ish," created by Kenya Barris. In 2015, she starred
in the Lifetime film
"With This Ring." Other past television roles include a guest starring role on
the FX series "Married"
as well as the roles of Deputy D.A. Evelyn Prince on "Law & Order: LA," and
Coretta Lipp on "Ally
A native of Washington, D.C., Hall began her acting career in the late 1990's
simultaneously earning a master's degree from New York University.
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