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Nia Long

Building a reputation as an actress of exceptional range, Nia Long has delivered outstanding work in box office hits, independent features and television.

Long can currently be seen in Are We Done Yet? opposite Ice Cube, the sequel to Brian Levant's 2005 box office hit, Are We There Yet? She was last seen in Premonition, directed by Mennan Yapo and starring Sandra Bullock. Her role in Big Momma's House, opposite Martin Lawrence, garnered her a 2001 NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and a 2001 Blockbuster Award Nomination for Favorite Actress.

Other film credits include Charlie Shyer's Alfie, Mario Van Peebles' critically acclaimed film, Baadasssss!, Boiler Room, Best Man, The Broken Hearts Club, In Too Deep, Held Up, Stigmata, Soul Food, Made in America, Friday, Boyz in the Hood and Love Jones which won the prestigious Audience Award at Sundance.

On television she starred in the series Third Watch, for which she earned a 2004 and 2005 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Her other television credits include The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Judging Amy, If These Walls Could Talk 2, ER, Boston Legal and Everwood.

In addition, she has also directed music videos for Ashanti and Yolanda Adams.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Nia Long Facts

Birth Name Nitara Carlynn Long
BirthdayOctober 30, 1970 (52)
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height5' 2" (1m57)  How tall is Nia Long compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Are We Done Yet?
Are We There Yet?
Soul Food
The Best Man Holiday
In Too Deep
Boiler Room
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The: Seasons 1-6
Baby Shower
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