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Wendy Raquel Robinson

Wendy Raquel Robinson

Wendy Raquel Robinson portrays Tasha Mack, a single mother who manages the career of her star NFL quarterback son, on The CW's new comedy The Game.

Whether she is acting, dancing, directing, writing, producing or choreographing, Wendy Raquel Robinson tenaciously strives for excellence in her career as an artist. Throughout her professional career, she has found success in the television, film and theater.

Robinson is known to audiences for her role as Regina Grier in The WB's longest-running comedy, The Steve Harvey Show. Her other television credits include a recurring role on All Of Us, as well as a series regular on the variety sketch show Cedric the Entertainer Presents! and Minor Adjustments. In addition, Robinson has held recurring roles on NYPD Blue, Yes, Dear, Getting Personal, The Parkers, One on One and the hit animated show The Proud Family.

Last spring, Robinson co-starred opposite Sanaa Lathan in Something New. Robinson's other film credits include Rebound, opposite Martin Lawrence, Two Can Play That Game, opposite Morris Chestnut, Vivica A. Fox, Monique and Anthony Anderson, Miss Congeniality, starring Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine, With Or Without You, opposite Cynda Williams and Guy Torry, Ringmaster, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate and The Walking Dead.

In addition, Robinson has a lengthy theater career including Cheaters, which was transformed into a stage play, received rave reviews and sold out to audiences across the country. Her other theatre credits include The Vagina Monologues, Black Woman's Blues, Agnes of God, A Midsummer's Night Dream, The Colored Museum and Vanities, for which she received an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Choreographer and a Best Actress Nomination.

In 1995, Robinson responded to her inner voice to help teens reach their goals in the arts. She is the co-founder of Amazing Grace Conservatory (AGC), a theatrical training institute in South Central Los Angeles. In addition to her work in the community, Robinson also serves as the Celebrity Spokesperson for the Los Angeles Black Business Expo & Trade Show. She is the recipient of various honors, including the Howard University Distinguished Alumni Award, Disneyland & KJLH Proven Achiever Award, including a Woman of Courage Honoree.

Robinson has received three NAACP Image Award nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy for her work on The Steve Harvey Show. A cum laude graduate of Howard University, Robinson received her bachelor of fine arts in drama. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two dogs.


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Wendy Raquel Robinson Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 25, 1967 (50)
SignLeo
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Descendants
Something New
When the Lights Go Out
He's Mine Not Yours
My Dad's A Soccer Mom
Really, Gina's Not My Lover
Peaches
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Game: Season 3
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