Long appeared in supporting roles in a number of movies such as 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.
"If I’m gonna hustle, I want to hustle in one place...
I uprooted everything, moved to New York for two years, moved back and it was great but I really am enjoying the stability." Long described Massai as "a great kid who really is like my best friend". The actress contributes her time to the Sterling Children's Home in Barbados, as a motivational speaker.
Nia Long (born October 30, 1970) is an American actress.
She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films In Too Deep, Boyz n the Hood, Friday, Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, and the sequels to the latter two films.
"I didn’t have to conform to anything." From 1994 - 1995, she played Will Smith's girlfriend and fiancée Beulah "Lisa" Wilkes on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.