Regina King, Watchmen's leading lady, is a superheroine on and off-screen. The recipient of not just one, but four Primetime Emmy Awards as well as a coveted Academy Award and Golden Globe, King is loved by critics and fans alike. Join us in taking a look back at the talented Regina King's best roles through the years!
Regina King Watchmen Best Roles
One of Regina King's first big roles would come in the Blockbuster hit Jerry Maguire. While the role of "Marcee Tidwell", Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character's wife, was smaller, she would leave a lasting impression on both critics and viewers!
Perhaps one of the most notable roles of Regina King's career is in the drama series, American Crime. Portraying three different characters throughout the series, King would win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress two years in a row in 2015 and 2016.
Regina King's most recent acclaim comes from her 2019 TV series, Watchmen. Playing the lead of "Angela Abar", King shines in the superhero drama. For her performance, King earned herself her fourth Emmy in just six years, beating out strong competition including Kerry Washington and Octavia Spencer.
In addition to starring on the big screen and television screen, Regina King also enjoys working behind the camera and is a talented director. Her film, One Night in Miami, was chosen to premiere at the 2020 Venice Film Festival making her film the first by an African-American woman director to be chosen.