Long's acting coach was Betty Bridges, better known as the mother of Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges. Her first notable role on television was a three-year contract role as Kathryn "Kat" Speakes on the soap opera Guiding Light. "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.
She is an American actress with a smile that reaches to her eyes and brightens up her sexy look.
She is Nia Long who was born as Nitara Carlynn Long in New York, in 1970.
Her skills in ballet, tap and gymnastics have always complemented her to add a little more in the dimension of her profession.
Nia made her name and is known for several roles she portrayed in the television shows and films.
Nia Long might NEVER want the San Antonio Spurs to win another ring ...
telling TMZ Sports she sometimes roots for her fiance's team to lose in the postseason ... Nia's fiance' is former Spurs stud -- and current assistant coach -- Ime Udoka and when we got the two out on date night earlier this week we had to ask if she was secretly excited when the Spurs got knocked out of the NBA playoffs.
With a height of five foot and six inches, this hot actress is mostly searched in wikis for her biography.
Nia’s choice of acting as her career had well begun when she studied acting and other subjects related to arts along with her academic courses.
"It doesn't happen for everyone at the same time, so you can't compare your life to someone else's."Nia also spoke about the importance of being aware of love and not pushing a good thing away."You have to have an open heart to be vulnerable to accept it when it does come.
I think the more success you have as a woman, you kinda go, 'Well, I don't really need a man, cause look—I have everything I want,' but the truth is you do need a partner because at some point in your life you're not going to want to walk alone."Congratulations to the couple!
In 20, Long appeared on Everwood, and appeared on Boston Legal during its 2006–2007 season.