Regina King Clocks In With "24" Gig

(July 16, 2006) — Regina King, best known for her work in such features as “Jerry Maguire” and “Ray,” has joined Fox’s drama “24” as a regular for next season.

Additionally, D.B. Woodside is taking on a bigger role. Woodside plays Wayne Palmer, the strong-willed brother and former chief of staff of the late President David Palmer, played by Dennis Haysbert. On the show’s upcoming sixth season, he will be elected president.

King will play his sister, a powerful advocacy lawyer.

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