King first appeared in the pilot episode and remains part of the starring cast as of the fourth season. She is well known for her role as Mary Jenkins's (played by Marla Gibbs) studious daughter, Brenda Jenkins, on the 1980s sitcom, 227, and for her critically acclaimed supporting role in the feature film Jerry Maguire.
NBC did not feel the show could work in an earlier time slot due to its grittier nature, thus the network did not pick up the second season of Southland.
Yes, point blank she’s just a good person and when we broke up, it was one of these things where we just weren’t ready at that time.
I probably would be at a new place, she would be at a new place and it might work out.”“The only love there is tennis,” he said in response to a question about whether or not he still loves the tennis star.
She went on to appear in the John Singleton films Boyz n the Hood, Poetic Justice and Higher Learning.
In 1995, she was featured in the hit comedy Friday.
Their son, Ian Alexander, Jr., was born on January 19, 1996.