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Encyclopedia > Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor is an actress and playwright born in Dallas, Texas on August 22, 1960 and raised in Oklahoma. Her first role to gain attention might be as Mrs. Carter in the 1989 film Lean on Me. She is likely best known for a television role that started two years later, Lily Harper on I'll Fly Away. This role won her a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Television Drama and also an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Since then she had some critical success for her role in the Spike Lee film Clockers, but has not managed to find a role as successful since the show was cancelled. Although she did have an interesting guest shot on Law & Order playing a noticeably different character opposite to Sam Waterston's character. (Sam Waterston having also been a main character in "I'll Fly Away"). She is currently working on the CBS drama, The Unit. Nickname: Big D Official website: www. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 20th 181,196 km² 355 km 645 km 1. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lean on Me is a 1989 American drama film based on a true story. ... Ill Fly Away was a critically acclaimed television series set during the 1950s in the US South. ... The NAACP Image Award winners for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: (Prior to 1995, this category was called Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie. ... Spike Lee Shelton Jackson Lee (born March 20, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia), better known as Spike Lee, is a controversial film director, producer, writer, and actor noted for his many films dealing with social and political issues. ... Law & Order is an American televison police procedural and courtroom drama set in New York City. ... Sam Waterston as Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy in Law & Order Samuel A. Sam Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an Oscar nominated American actor noted particularly for his portrayal of Executive Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy on the long-running NBC television series Law & Order. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... The Unit is a CBS action drama that focuses on a top-secret special forces team and their missions abroad, in addition to the effect their careers have on their homelives, wives and girlfriends. ...


As a playwright she won a best new play award for "Oo-Bla-Dee", a work that involves 1940s female jazz musician. She also did an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. ... The Seagull is the first of what are generally considered to be Anton Chekhovs four major plays. ...


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