Regina Hall
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Regina Hall at event of Cadillac Records
Character(s) Brenda Meeks
Date of Birth December 12, 1970 (age 49)
Origin Washington, D.C., U.S.

Regina Hall os an American actress possibly best known as Brenda Meeks in the Scary Movie franchise. Born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C. to a contractor and a teacher, she is of Native American and African American descent. In college, she earned a degree in journalism from N.Y.U. before starting a film career. In 1997, she began appearing in commercials at age 26, and then made the huge leap into movies. Her fame came with her role in the comedy-horror spoof Scary Movie, Regina Hall has frequented the giant screen in roles that far from betrayed her age. Her recurring role in Scary Movie and the sequel Scary Movie 2 exhibited the 30-year-old's ability to maintain her youthful appearance, as she portrayed the high-school-aged Brenda Meeks. However, her first film role was in the 1999 film, "The Best Man." The following year, she made many other film appearances, including her starring role in Scary Movie in 2000. She first had a role in the movie Love and Basketball which also starred close friend Sanaa Lathan. In 2001, Hall's list of credits grew to include her first television role, as Corretta Lipp on the prime-time drama "Ally McBeal," which was a recurring role for several episodes. Furthermore, in 2001 Scary Movie 2 was released, in addition to the Mandel Holland comedy, "The Other Brother," featuring Hall as Vicki. One year later, she starred in the action-drama Paid in Full, directed by Charles Stone III. She would later on start in other films such as "Malibu's Most Wanted," Scary Movie 3, "The Honeymooners," and "First Sunday."

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