Maia Campbell

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Maia Campbell
Maia Chinassa Campbell

(1976-11-26) November 26, 1976 (age 43)
Alma materSpelman College
Years active1993–present
Known forTiffany Warren – In the House
Elias Gutierrez
m. 1998⁠–⁠2002)
Parent(s)Bebe Moore Campbell
Tiko Campbell

Maia Chinassa Campbell (born November 26, 1976) is an American film, television actress and model. She is best known for her role as Nicole on the 1994 FOX comedy-drama series South Central and her portrayal of Tiffany Warren in the NBC/UPN sitcom In the House for five seasons (1995–1998).

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Takoma Park, Maryland, Campbell is the daughter of author Bebe Moore Campbell and Tiko Campbell, an architect and author from Washington, D.C.[1][2] She was raised in the Ladera Heights section of Los Angeles. Campbell has become best known for her role as the witty adolescent daughter on the series In the House, though she has been frequently seen on television.[3] She was featured in a regular role as Nicole in the short-lived Fox series South Central, portraying Larenz Tate's girlfriend, and also had a guest role in Thea. She also had a minor role in John Singleton's Poetic Justice, with Janet Jackson, playing the role of Lucky's (played by Tupac Shakur) cousin. Campbell also hosted the young adult magazine show Twenty-four/Seven in 1995. She briefly attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Poetic Justice Shante
1993 Thea Alison Episode: "Dirty Laundry"
1994 South Central Nicole Recurring role, 5 episodes
1995–1998 In the House Tiffany Warren Main role, 76 episodes
1996–1997 Beverly Hills, 90210 Mariah Murphy 2 episodes
1997 Moesha Tammy Episode: "Double Date"
1998 Kinfolks Lissa Alternative title: Parental Guidance
1998 Sister, Sister Shayla Episode: "The Grass Is Always Finer"
1999 Trippin' Cinny Hawkins
2000 Seventeen Again Ashley
2001 The Luau Shyann
2002 The Trial Tracy
2003 With or Without You Teresa
2004 Sweet Potato Pie Kadja Direct-to-video
2005 Friends and Lovers Lisa Direct-to-video
2005 Envy
2007 Sorority Sister Slaughter Rose
2008 The Rimshop Misty
2017 Doctor Impostor Doreen DuVernay

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title of work Result
1996 Young Artist Award Best Performance by a Young Actress – TV Comedy Series In the House Nominated


  1. ^ Concepcion, Mariel (November 28, 2006). "Journalist Bebe Moore Campbell Dies". Archived from the original on January 12, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  2. ^ Fox, Margalit (November 28, 2006). "Bebe Moore Campbell, Novelist of Black Lives, Dies at 56". The New York Times. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  3. ^ "Iyanla Vanzant Explains Why Maia Campbell Became Addicted To Drugs [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]". Praise Houston. November 19, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2019.

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