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Maia Chinassa Campbell
November 26, 1976
Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Spelman College|
|Known for||Tiffany Warren – In the House|
|Parent(s)||Bebe Moore 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
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. 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. 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.
|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"|
|2003||With or Without You||Teresa|
|2004||Sweet Potato Pie||Kadja||Direct-to-video|
|2005||Friends and Lovers||Lisa||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Sorority Sister Slaughter||Rose|
|2017||Doctor Impostor||Doreen DuVernay|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Title of work||Result|
|1996||Young Artist Award||Best Performance by a Young Actress – TV Comedy Series||In the House||Nominated|
- Concepcion, Mariel (November 28, 2006). "Journalist Bebe Moore Campbell Dies". vibe.com. Archived from the original on January 12, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
- Fox, Margalit (November 28, 2006). "Bebe Moore Campbell, Novelist of Black Lives, Dies at 56". The New York Times. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
- "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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