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Simbi Khali

Simbi Khali
Born (1971-04-28) April 28, 1971
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present

Simbi Khali (born April 28, 1971) is an American actress, best known for her role as Nina Campbell on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.

Her credits include the television show Martin in a recurring role as Laquita, the feature films Vampire in Brooklyn (directed by Wes Craven), A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, and Plump Fiction. On stage, Khali appeared in Colored Museum, For Colored Girls..., A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Troilus and Cressida. She provided the voice for Varesh Ossa, the antagonist of Guild Wars' Nightfall.


  • Early life 1
  • Filmography 2
  • Film 3
  • Television 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Khali was raised in Chicago, the youngest of seven children. She attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and then continued her education at the California Institute of the Arts, where she graduated with a degree in acting.



Year Film Role
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Nikki
1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Adrienne
1997 Plump Fiction Sister Sledge
2002 We Were Soldiers Alma Givens
2009 Mississippi Damned Anna


Year Title Role Notes
1993-95 Martin Laquita Four Episodes, (Fox)
1994 The Sinbad Show Carmen Season 1 Episode 24, Girls Unda Hoodz (Fox)
1994 She TV Various Season 1 Episode 2, (ABC)
1996-2000 3rd Rock from the Sun Nina Campbell 134 Episodes, (NBC)
2000 Men in Black: The Series Voice Season 3 Episode 14, The J is For James Syndrome (Kids' WB)
2000 Masquerade Joi Scott TV Movie, (BET)
2002 That '80s Show Venus Season 1 Episode 8, After the Kiss (Fox)
2004 The Bernie Mac Show Therapist Season 3 Episode 20, Five Stages of Bryana (Fox)
2009 Special Agent Oso Voice Season 1 Episode 3, Live and Jump Rope/ A View to a Kitten (Disney Channel)
2012 Weeds Mary Season 8 Episode 7, Unfreeze (Showtime)

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