Taral Hicks

About Taral Hicks

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: September 21, 1974
Birth Place:  The Bronx, New York, United States
Education: Grace Dodge Vocational High School
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Teacher
Years active: 1991–present
Spouse(s): Loren Dawson (m. 2001)
Family: D'atra Hicks (sister)
Website: twitter.com/TaralHicks

Taral Hicks

Taral Hicks was born on September 21, 1974 in  The Bronx, New York, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack. Taral Hicks (born on 21, September 1974 in Queens, New York) is an African American R&B singer and actress, sister of singer D'Atra Hicks.She began her film career with a role alongside Robert De Niro in the 1993 film "A Bronx Tale." Her subsequent film roles were small, 1995's "Just Cause" with Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne, 1996's "Educating Matt Waters" and "The Preacher's Wife" with Whitney Houston. It wasn't until 1997 in the HBO original film "Subway Stories" that audiences began to take notice. As the "Woman with Flowers" who sang to her mother on the payphone, her performance was widely deemed to be one of the best in the film.In 1997, Hicks signed a deal with Motown Records and released an album entitled "This Time." The single "Ooh, Ooh Baby," produced and written by, and featuring Missy Elliott, charted on the Billboard R&B singles chart. However, the lead single intended to debut her singing career was "Distant Lover," an uptempo track produced by Teddy Riley. The album didn't take off until the second single, "Silly," a remake of the classic R&B hit by Deniece Williams was released. Featuring a black-and-white video directed by Hype Williams, the single charted well on the R&B chart. After collaborating on the video for "Silly," Hype Williams cast Hicks in his directorial film debut (and in her largest role to date), 1998's "Belly" as Kisha, DMX's girlfriend. The video for "Silly" appeared in one of the film's scenes.Following the film's release in 1998, Hicks was absent from film and music until 2000, when she appeared on screen in the short film "Are You Cinderella?" with actor Wood Harris. Two television guest roles followed: 2002's "100 Centre Street" in the episode titled "Fathers", and in a 2003 episode of "Soul Food: The Series" titled "The New Math".Her later film roles were in independent films such as 2005's "The Salon," with Vivica A. Fox, Dondre Whitfield and Darrin Henson, 2006's "Forbidden Fruits" with Ella Joyce, Fredro Starr and R&B singer Keith Sweat, 2007's "Humenetomy," and 2008's "Ex$pendable."
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Popular As Taral Hicks
Occupation Actress
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 21, 1974 ( The Bronx, New York, United States)
Birthday September 21
Town/City  The Bronx, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Taral Hicks’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Taral Hicks was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Biography/Timeline

1993

Hicks graduated in 1993 from Grace Dodge Vocational High School in Bronx, New York. She is the younger sister of Actress and singer D'atra Hicks. Hicks is currently married to Loren Dawson, with whom she had two sons, and lives in North Jersey, where she is working as a Teacher.

1995

In 1995, Hicks signed a deal with Motown Records and released an album titled This Time. The single "Ooh, Ooh Baby", written by and featuring Missy Elliott, charted on the Billboard R&B singles chart. However, the lead single intended to debut her singing career was "Distant Lover", an uptempo track produced by Teddy Riley. The album did not take off until the second single, "Silly", a remake of the classic R&B hit by Deniece Williams, was released. Featuring a black-and-white music video directed by Hype Williams, the single charted well on the R&B chart. After collaborating on the video for "Silly", Williams cast Hicks as in his directorial film debut, 1998's Belly, as Keisha, DMX's girlfriend. The video for "Silly" appeared in one of the film's scenes. Hicks has expressed interest in pursuing a career in gospel music.

1997

Hicks featured in the HBO television series Subway Stories in 1997. Two guest roles followed: 2002's 100 Centre Street in the episode titled "Fathers", and a 2003 episode of Soul Food: The Series titled "The New Math".

2011

Hicks co-starred in the musical stage play Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place with Paris Bennett, Cassi Davis, Jeffrey Lewis, and Melonie Daniels. It had a 3-day run beginning August 30, 2011 in Atlanta, GA (Cobb Energy Center) and was filmed for a DVD release on June 12, 2012.

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