Regina Hall stars in the new Dick Wolf drama Law & Order: Los Angeles as Deputy District Attorney Evelyn Price.
Hall began her acting career in the late 1990s with several national television commercials, while simultaneously earning a master's degree from New York University. During this same period, she began her television career with a recurring role as a young student on the soap opera "Loving," followed by guest appearances on several New York series, including the police drama "New York Undercover."After completing three years of Meisner master training at William Esper Studios, Hall landed her first studio feature with a small part in the film "The Best Man."She left a lasting impression on viewers with her portrayal of the character Candy, and as a key member of the all-star cast, she took her "A-list" status in young Hollywood.
She followed up with roles in "Love and Basketball" and "Disappearing Acts." Adding comedy to her repertoire, Hall further expanded her career when she won the part of high school-aged Brenda Meeks in the comedy horror spoof "Scary Movie."After starring in all three sequels of the "Scary Movie" franchise, her international recognition expanded. Hall was then offered the role of Coretta Lipp, joining the cast of "Ally McBeal."Since then, she has appeared in leading roles in such films as "Pain in Full," "Malibu's Most Wanted," and "First Sunday."
Most recently, she starred alongside Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler in the blockbuster thriller "Law Abiding Citizen." She recently finished production on the rowdy college feature flick "Mardi Gras" for Screen Gems, and starred opposite Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence in the Neil Labute-directed feature "Death at a Funeral," which was released this past spring.
Hall currently resides in Los Angeles.
Deputy DA Evelyn Price is an idealist and a true believer. She has faith that the system she serves is capable of drawing clean lines between good and evil, a belief that her boss, the pragmatic DDA Morales, does not share. Price was born and raised in Baldwin Hills, and educated at USC and UCLA Law School. She has a clear sense of the race and class divides in LA.