Regina Hall is an American actress best known for her lead role as Brenda Meeks in the Scary Movie films and as Corretta Lipp in the television dramedy series Ally McBeal, from 2001-2002.
She also starred in the Dick Wolf drama Law & Order: Los Angeles as Deputy District Attorney Evelyn Price, from 2010-2011.
Hall began her acting career in the late 1990s with several national television commercials, while simultaneously earning a master's degree from New York University.
During this same period, she began her television career with a recurring role as a young student on the soap opera Loving, followed by guest appearances on several New York series, including the police drama New York Undercover.
After completing three years of Meisner master training at William Esper Studios, Hall landed her first studio feature with a small part in the film The Best Man.
She left a lasting impression on viewers with her portrayal of the character Candy, and as a key member of the all-star cast, she took her A-list status in young Hollywood.
She followed up with roles in Love and Basketball and Disappearing Acts. Adding comedy to her repertoire, Hall further expanded her career when she won the part of high school-aged Brenda Meeks in the comedy horror spoof Scary Movie.
After starring in all three sequels of the Scary Movie franchise, her international recognition expanded. Hall was then offered the role of Coretta Lipp, joining the cast of Ally McBeal.
Since then, she has appeared in leading roles in such films as Pain in Full, Malibu's Most Wanted, and First Sunday.
She starred alongside Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler in the blockbuster thriller Law Abiding Citizen, appears in the rowdy college feature flick Mardi Gras for Screen Gems, and starred opposite Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence in the Neil Labute-directed feature Death at a Funeral, which was released in 2010.
Hall currently resides in Los Angeles.