Paula Jai Parker

Paula Jai Parker (born August 19, 1969) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known of her roles in the films Hustle & Flow, Friday, Idlewild, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Phone Booth, She Hate Me, The Genius Club, and as the voice of matriarch Trudy Proud on the Disney Channel animated sitcom The Proud Family. She currently stars as one of five members on the TV One's reality show Hollywood Divas.

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Cast Credits

Recovery Road (2016)
Guest starring as Margarita Jean-Baptiste (6 episodes)
Hollywood Divas (2014)
Starring as Paula Jai Parker
Hand of God (2014)
Guest starring as Ida Congdon
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Guest starring as TBD
Ray Donovan (2013)
Guest starring as Silvie Starr (4 episodes)
The Exes (2011)
Guest starring as Amelia
True Blood (2008)
Guest starring as Nurse
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Julia Beltran