Regina Hall, born Regina Lee Hall is an American actress and comedian. She was born on the 12th of December, 1970.
She is best known for her multiple leading roles, most recently in Girls Trip in 2017, Little in 2019 and Shaft in 2019.
She was an English major in college and studied journalism in graduate school, envisioned a career as a journalist, but ventured into acting in her late twenties.
Let’s take a look at her biography below.
Regina Hall Full Name
She was born Regina Lee Hall but she mostly just known as Regina Hall.
Regina Hall Age
She was born on the 12th of December, 1970. She is 50 years old as of the year 2020.
Regina Hall Hometown
She hails from Washington, D.C., USA.
Regina Hall Parents
She was born to Odie Hall, a contractor and an electrician and Ruby a teacher.
Regina Hall Early Life and Education
She had her college education at the Immaculata College High School, then she moved on to Fordham University in New York City.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1992. She later enrolled at New York University, where she earned a master’s degree in journalism in 1997.
Her first semester of graduate school changed drastically when her father died of a stroke.
Regina Hall Personal Life
In2004, her mother was diagnosed with scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease.
She started volunteering for the care of senior citizens at a Sherman Oaks, California, convalescent home twice a week as well as raising public awareness for the disease.
In 2014, she signed as an ambassador for Elizabeth Taylor’s White Diamonds.
When she was 40, she tried to become a nun after a bad break-up, She was refused for being too old, as the cut-off age is 39.
Regina Hall Career
She began a career in the entertainment industry, starting off with a guest appearance on Sadat X’s 1996 album Wild Cowboys on the track, “The Interview”.
Her television career initially began with a role on the soap opera Loving, and guest appearances on the Fox police drama New York Undercover.
She played Kandy in the 1999 film The Best Man. She gained more recognition with her role in the comedy-horror-spoof Scary Movie, portraying the sex-crazed Brenda Meeks, and the TV movie Disappearing Acts.
The Scary Movie films would become some of her best-known roles.
She appeared in the film Law Abiding Citizen in 2009. She had a role in the 2010 Danneel Harris and Arielle Kebbel film Mardi Gras from its debut until a series overhaul in January 2011.
Regina Hall portrayed Deputy District Attorney Evelyn Price on Law & Order: LA.
In addition to being an actress and advocate, Regina Hall announced in November 2010 that she is now writing for ABILITY Magazine.
In 2012, she portrayed Candace Hall in Steve Harvey’s movie Think Like a Man, a romantic comedy based on his book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.
In the 2015 film People Place Things, Hall had a major role as the love interest of a newly divorced man.
In 2016, Hall was in Barbershop: The Next Cut. She played the role of Angie, one of the hairstylists, alongside Ice Cube, Common, and Eve.
In 2017, Hall co-starred in the comedy film Girls Trip, which became a critical and commercial success.
In 2018, Hall was part of the ensemble cast in The Hate U Give. She also had the lead in Support the Girls, a film directed by Andrew Bujalski.
She was nominated for several awards afterward and she won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.
She is the first African-American to win the award. In 2019, Hall hosted the 2019 BET Awards.
Regina Hall Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Her official Instagram username is @morereginahall. She is known on Twitter as @MoreReginaHall. Her Facebook account is simply Regina Hall.