Nia Talita Long is an American dancer and actress. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films Boyz n the Hood, Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, and Are We There Yet?. Long was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Talita, a teacher and printmaker, and Doughtry "Doc" Long, a high school teacher and poet. Her family is of Afro-Trinidadian descent. Her name, Nia, is one of the seven days of Kwanzaa, which means purpose in Swahili. Long was only two years old when her parents were divorced. She...
|Birthdate:||October 30, 1970|
|Birthplace:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Education:||Westchester High School|
|Also known as:||Nitara Carlynn Long, Nia, Nitara Talita "Nia" Long|