We can’t forget about Nia’s character “Debbie” in the classic movie “Friday”. Debbie was friends with Craig’s (Ice Cube) sister Dana (Regina King) and sister of Felisha played by Angela Means.
Long also starred in another classic urban movie called Boyz n the Hood. Her character’s name was Brandi, the girlfriend of Tre played by Cuba Gooding Jr.
The actor also teamed up with comedian Martin Lawrence on Big Momma’s House and Big Momma’s House 2.
Another one of my personal favorites and a definitely a true classic is Love Jones. Long starred along side Lorenz Tate (Darius Lovehall). What a beautiful poetic movie which included a wonderful cast.
Long also starred on Fresh Prince of Bel Air (season5) as Lisa Wilkes, Will’s (Will Smith) long time girlfriend. Fresh Prince of Bel Air aired for 6 seasons before coming to an end.
Here Long is spotted at a Brooklyn Nets game. Long’s husband Iome Udoka, is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. Yes Long is definitely a Spurs fan.
Nia Long, beautiful as ever at the 2010 BET Awards. Long teamed up again with Lorenz Tate as award presenters and also gave the crowd a sample of poetry from the hit movie “Love Jones”.
Long is seen here at the “Falling for You” NY event in October of 2012.
Long alongside actress Regina Hall and Comedian and Radio Host Rickey Smiley at the 45 NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One.
Long with the cast of The Best Man Holiday sequel (Terrance Howard, Sanna Lathan, Morris Chestnut, and Taye Diggs. The cast reunited 15 years later on NBC’s the Today Show back in 2013.
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