One interesting fact: Long was offered to play a role in Charlie’s Angels but turned down this unique offer so the role went to Lucy Liu.
The list of Nia’s movies include The Broken Hearts Club, Boiler Room, Are We There Yet? Her fans can look forward to 2016, as she will appear on The Best Man Wedding.
She and her fiance called off the wedding, but Talita chose to stay in Los Angeles. Long's acting coach was Betty Bridges, better known as the mother of Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges. T Patrol alongside Sean Astin, Tim Thomerson and Brian Keith. The film excited Long, who was doing her "first real movie role" would helped Long build her confidence as an actress.
Her earliest role was in the Disney television movie, The B. Her first notable role on television was a three-year contract role as Kathryn "Kat" Speakes on the soap opera Guiding Light. "It introduced me to the world in a way that it was okay for me to be who I am and still find success," she added.
Date of birth : 1970-10-30 Date of death : - Birthplace : New York City, U. Nationality : American Category : Arts and Entertainment Last modified : 2011-10-14 Credited as : Actress, Disney television movie, NAACP Image Award Nia Talita Long is an American actress and occasional music video director.
She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, and Are We There Yet?
In 2000, Long was offered the role of Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels, but she turned it down, and the role was eventually given to Lucy Liu.
In 20, Long appeared on Everwood, and appeared on Boston Legal during its 2006-2007 season.
Long also starred in Big Shots from 2007-2008 alongside Michael Vartan and Dylan Mc Dermott.
Long appeared in supporting roles in a number of movies such as Boyz n the Hood, Friday, and Made in America.
Long played a leading role, or a member of the primary ensemble, in several films, including Soul Food, Love Jones, Boiler Room, Big Momma's House, Are We There Yet? Ice Cube has starred with her in four films, while (fellow Westchester High alum) Regina King has starred with her in two.
Missing from the family fun Tuesday were Smith's 24-year-old son Trey with first wife Sheree Zampino and his 16-year-old daughter Willow with second wife Jada Pinkett Smith.