Wendy Raquel Robinson

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Wendy Raquel Robinson
WendyRaquelRobinsonHWOFMay2013.jpg
Robinson in May 2013
Born(1967-07-25) July 25, 1967 (age 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesWendy Robinson
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Marco Perkins (m. 2003)
 
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Wendy Raquel Robinson
WendyRaquelRobinsonHWOFMay2013.jpg
Robinson in May 2013
Born(1967-07-25) July 25, 1967 (age 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesWendy Robinson
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Marco Perkins (m. 2003)

Wendy Raquel Robinson (born July 25, 1967) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as high school principal Regina Grier on the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, and as sports agent Tasha Mack on the CW/BET comedy-drama The Game.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, Robinson attended Howard University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.[1] She made her acting debut in 1993 on an episode of Martin. That same year she guest starred on episodes of Thea and The Sinbad Show. In 1995, Robinson co-starred on the short-lived NBC sitcom Minor Adjustments, starring Rondell Sheridan. The following year she won the role of Regina "Piggy" Grier in the sitcom The Steve Harvey Show which aired for six seasons on The WB Television Network. After the series ended its run in 2002, she appeared on the short-lived sketch comedy series Cedric the Entertainer Presents. Robinson also made guest appearances on The Parkers, All of Us, and The New Adventures of Old Christine. In 2006, Robinson began portraying the role of Tasha Mack, in the comedy The Game.

Robinson has also appeared in several films including The Walking Dead, followed by roles in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Ringmaster (1998), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Rebound (2005).

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
1995The Walking DeadCeleste
1996A Thin Line Between Love and HateGwenCredited as Wendy Robinson
1998RingmasterStarletta
2000Miss CongenialityLeslie Davis, Miss CaliforniaAlternative title: Miss Undercover
2001Two Can Play That GameKaren
2003With or Without YouSerena
Mind GamesNatalie, the HairstylistAlternative title: Something Borrowed
2004Reflections: A Story of RedemptionMaya
2005Squirrel ManSonya Wendell
ReboundJeanie Ellis
2006Something NewCheryl
2009Contradictions of the HeartKim
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1993MartinVanessa Tucker1 episode
The Sinbad ShowYvette1 episode
TheaPatrice Washington1 episode
1994M.A.N.T.I.S.Hawkins' AssistantTelevision movie
Dream OnTiffany1 episode
Me and the BoysAmelia1 episode
SistersMannequin #21 episode
1995The Watcher1 episode
Vanishing SonLinda1 episode
Minor AdjustmentsRachel Aims20 episodes
1996NYPD BlueLucy Kinley2 episodes
1996–2002The Steve Harvey ShowPrincipal Regina Grier122 episodes
1998Getting PersonalKaylene3 episodes
2000–2002Baby BluesJosie (Voice)2 episodes
2002A Baby Blues Christmas SpecialJosie/Madge (Voice)Television movie
Yes, DearAndrea1 episode
Cedric the Entertainer PresentsVarious characters18 episodes
The Proud FamilyLeslie Parker (Voice)1 episode
2003The ParkersDr. Shepherd1 episode
2004–2005All of UsSarah Willis3 episodes
2005-2010The BoondocksTanisha Simmons (Voice)
2006The New Adventures of Old ChristineAnita1 episode
GirlfriendsTasha1 episode
2006–presentThe GameTasha Mack115 episodes
2007Family GuyVoice1 episode
2010Grey's AnatomyOfficer Gina Thompson1 episode "Sympathy for the Parents"
2014See Dad RunAlicia Barnes1 episode "See Dad Run Until He Drops"

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardResultCategorySeries
2000NAACP Image AwardsNominatedOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Steve Harvey Show
2001Outstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Steve Harvey Show
2002Outstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Steve Harvey Show
2003Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesCedric the Entertainer Presents
2008Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Game
2009Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Game
2010Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Game
2012Outstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Game
2010Outstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wendy Raquel Robinson Biography". cw.com. Retrieved 2009-09-10. 

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