Wendy Raquel Robinson

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Wendy Raquel Robinson
WendyRaquelRobinsonHWOFMay2013.jpg
Robinson in May 2013
Born (1967-07-25) July 25, 1967 (age 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Wendy Robinson
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Marco Perkins (m. 2003)

Wendy Raquel Robinson (born July 25, 1967) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as high school principal Regina Grier on the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, and as sports agent Tasha Mack on the CW/BET comedy-drama The Game.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, Robinson attended Howard University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.[1] She made her acting debut in 1993 on an episode of Martin. That same year she guest starred on episodes of Thea and The Sinbad Show. In 1995, Robinson co-starred on the short-lived NBC sitcom Minor Adjustments, starring Rondell Sheridan. The following year she won the role of Regina "Piggy" Grier in the sitcom The Steve Harvey Show which aired for six seasons on The WB Television Network. After the series ended its run in 2002, she appeared on the short-lived sketch comedy series Cedric the Entertainer Presents. Robinson also made guest appearances on The Parkers, All of Us, and The New Adventures of Old Christine. In 2007, Robinson began portraying the role of Tasha Mack, in the comedy The Game.[2]

Robinson has also appeared in several films including The Walking Dead, followed by roles in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Ringmaster (1998), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Rebound (2005).

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1995 The Walking Dead Celeste
1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Gwen Credited as Wendy Robinson
1998 Ringmaster Starletta
2000 Miss Congeniality Leslie Davis, Miss California Alternative title: Miss Undercover
2001 Two Can Play That Game Karen
2003 With or Without You Serena
Mind Games Natalie, the Hairstylist Alternative title: Something Borrowed
2004 Reflections: A Story of Redemption Maya
2005 Squirrel Man Sonya Wendell
Rebound Jeanie Ellis
2006 Something New Cheryl
2009 Contradictions of the Heart Kim
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Martin Vanessa Tucker 1 episode
The Sinbad Show Yvette 1 episode
Thea Patrice Washington 1 episode
1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. Hawkins' Assistant Television movie
Dream On Tiffany 1 episode
Me and the Boys Amelia 1 episode
Sisters Mannequin #2 1 episode
1995 The Watcher 1 episode
Vanishing Son Linda 1 episode
Minor Adjustments Rachel Aims 20 episodes
1996 NYPD Blue Lucy Kinley 2 episodes
1996–2002 The Steve Harvey Show Principal Regina Grier 122 episodes
1998 Getting Personal Kaylene 3 episodes
2000–2002 Baby Blues Josie (Voice) 2 episodes
2002 A Baby Blues Christmas Special Josie/Madge (Voice) Television movie
Yes, Dear Andrea 1 episode
Cedric the Entertainer Presents Various characters 18 episodes
The Proud Family Leslie Parker (Voice) 1 episode
2003 The Parkers Dr. Shepherd 1 episode
2004–2005 All of Us Sarah Willis 3 episodes
2005-2010 The Boondocks Tanisha Simmons (Voice)
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine Anita 1 episode
Girlfriends Tasha 1 episode
2006–present The Game Tasha Mack 115 episodes
2007 Family Guy Voice 1 episode
2010 Grey's Anatomy Officer Gina Thompson 1 episode "Sympathy for the Parents"
2014 See Dad Run Alicia Barnes 1 episode "See Dad Run Until He Drops"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Series
2000 NAACP Image Awards Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Steve Harvey Show
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Steve Harvey Show
2002 Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Steve Harvey Show
2003 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Cedric the Entertainer Presents
2008 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Game
2009 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Game
2010 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Game
2012 Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Game
2010 Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wendy Raquel Robinson Biography". cw.com. Retrieved 2009-09-10. 
  2. ^ "Tasha Mack Wendy Raquel Robinson". BET. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 

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