SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Regina Taylor

Born: 22 August 1960 (61 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

7.4

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Regina Taylor is an American actress and playwright best known for her starring roles in television as housekeeper Lilly Harper in I'll Fly Away (1991-1994) and as Molly Blaine, the tough-minded housewife who holds the women of the Unit together when their men are on covert assignments, in the action series The Unit, from 2006-2009.

For her role as Lilly Harper in I'll Fly Away she won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

She made her professional acting debut on CBS in the movie Crisis at Central High (1981).

Her other television credits include the series The Education of Max Bickford and Feds, both on CBS, as well as television movies In From the Night, Cora Unashamed, Strange Justice, The Third Twin Hostile Waters, Children of the Dust, I'll Fly Away: Then and Now, Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder, Concealed Enemies and Nurse.

Taylor's feature film credits include The Negotiator, Courage Under Fire, A Family Thing, The Keeper, Clockers, Losing Isaiah, Jersey Girl and Lean on Me.

She was the first black woman to play William Shakespeare's Juliet in Broadway's Romeo and Juliet. Her other theatre credits include As You Like It, Macbeth, Machinal, A Map of The World, The Illusion and Jar the Floor.

In addition, she won the L.A. Dramalogue Award for her performance in The Tempest on the west coast.

Her credits as playwright include Oo-Bla-Dee, for which she won the American Critics' Association new play award, Drowning Crow (her adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, which was produced on Broadway by Manhattan Theatre Club in its inaugural season at the Biltmore Theatre and starred Alfre Woodard), A Night in Tunisia, Escape from Paradise, Watermelon Rinds and Inside the Belly of the Beast.

Taylor's critically acclaimed Crowns was 2005's most performed musical in America.

Taylor is a member and Artistic Associate of the Goodman Theatre. She was raised in Dallas and currently resides there.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Dr. Wilkerson

Greta

Evelyn Griggs

Sarah Maslin

Mrs. Campbell

Molly Blane

Molly Blane

Molly Blane

Molly Blane




LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Tuesday 17 May

Two shows returns on eReality: Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian and Snapped.


Scandal! extended teaser: Mo's moment and Lily-Juice returns

When your secret gets exposed on TV. This is the Mo-ment that confronts Dintle on Thursday.


Scandal! Teasers - June 2022

The Kubekas are in trouble and Omphile reveals secret truths.


New on TV today: Monday 16 May

Comedy-drama The Bisexual is new on S3 as M-Net searches for The Time Traveler's Wife.


New on TV today: Sunday 15 May

CBS Justice dives into the Lovers' Lane Murders, as Discovery follows the Bee Czar.


New on TV today: Saturday 14 May

Bettany Hughes' Treasures of the World starts on BBC Earth as SABC1 goes A Cut Above the Rest.


Elif 3 Teasers - June 2022

Serdar's life is falling apart.


Getroud met Rugby Teasers - June 2022

Kristien is missing!


New on TV today: Friday 13 May

Period drama The Essex Serpent launches on Apple TV+ and Mash-Up Our Home is new on HGTV.


KykNET & Kie jumps on the Afrikaans-dubbed Turkish novela bandwagon

They're starting with these two shows while eExtra's future on DStv remains in question.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.