‘The Equalizer’: Who’s in the Cast of Queen Latifah’s New Show?
The Equalizer reboot, starring Queen Latifah, is set to premiere on CBS soon. Here’s a rundown of who’s in the cast.
Queen Latifah, who is best known for her music career, plays lead character Robin McCall. Queen Latifah made her film debut in the 1991 movie Jungle Fever, in which she played the character LaShawn. That same year, she played Zora in House Party 2.
In 1993, Queen Latifah joined the cast of Living Single. She played lead character Khadijah James until 1998. From 2013 to 2015, she hosted her own show, titled The Queen Latifah Show. She is also known for her roles in Star, Girls Trip, Mad Money, Last Holiday, Bringing Down the House, and Beauty Shop.
Chris Noth plays William Bishop. One of Noth’s early acting roles was in the 1981 movie Waitress! The following year, Noth appeared in the movie Smithereens. In 1985, he played Jimmy in four episodes of the daytime drama Another World. Noth is also known for his roles in Law & Order, Sex and the City, and The Good Wife.
Liza Lapira plays Melody “Mel” Bayani. Lapira made her acting debut in a 1999 episode of the television series Law & Order titled “Wander Lust.” She played three different characters (a waitress, forensics tech, and a character named Rebecca Chang) in six different episodes from 1999 to 2007. Lapira made her film debut in the 2000 movie Autumn in New York, starring Richard Gere and Wynona Ryder.
In 2004, Lapira joined the cast of the television series Huff. She played Maggie Del Rosario from 2004 to 2006. After her stint on Huff, she began playing Agent Michelle Lee on NCIS. Lapira remained in this role for 12 episodes until 2008.
Adam Goldberg plays Harry Keshegian. Goldberg made his acting debut in a 1990 episode of Designing Women titled “A Class Act.” After that, he appeared in a 1991 episode of Murphy Brown titled “Q &A on FYI.”
Goldberg made his film debut in the 1992 movie Mr. Saturday Night, in which he played the role of Eugene Gimbel. Goldberg is also known for his roles in God Friended Me, Taken, and The $treet.
Lorraine Toussaint made her acting debut in 1983 in the TV Movie The Face of Rage, in which she played the character Stendah. In 1988, she secured a role on the daytime drama One Life to Live.
Toussaint made her film debut in the 1989 movie Breaking In. She’s also known for her roles in Where I Live, Any Day Now, Crossing Jordan, Saving Grace, Forever, and Rosewood.
Layla DeLeon Hayes
Layla DeLeon Hayes plays Delilah. One of Hayes’ early roles was as a voice actor for the 2009 League of Legends video game, in which she voiced the character Rell. In 2013, Hayes played Taryn Davis in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy titled “Thriller.”
Hayes made her film debut in the movie Sister Code, in which she played the Young Lavae. The following year, she appeared in an episode of Cougar Town. Hayes is also known for her roles in Doc McStuffins, Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, Raven’s Home, and Live and Maddie.
Tory Kittles plays Detective Marcus Dante. One of Kittles’ early acting roles was in the 1999 movie Instinct. The following year, he landed a recurring role in The Real Whatever, in which he played Marcus #2. That same year, he appeared in his second film, Tigerland. Kittles is also known for his roles in Sons of Anarchy, True Detective, and Colony.
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