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Mara Brock Akil

Producer | Writer | Miscellaneous Crew

Akil is a native of Los Angeles, but was raised primarily in Kansas City. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism.

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May 27, 1970 (age 49)
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21 titles
Projects in Development (1 title) Budget Status
Abandonment Issues
Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
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Past Film & Video (2 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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Sparkle (2012)
Producer, Writer (screenplay) Producer, Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
$14MM
$12MM
$24MM
$25MM
With Honors (1994)
Ms. Moore (as Mara Brock) Ms. Moore (as Mara Brock)   See fewer
$4.3MM
$20MM
$20MM
Past Television (10 titles) Episodes
Black Lightning (2018–2019)
(TV Series) - Executive Producer (35 episodes, 2018) Executive Producer (35 episodes, 2018)   See fewer
The Book of Resistance: Chapter One (Nov 18, 2019) Season 3, Episode 6 - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
35
Being Mary Jane (2013–2019)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (51 episodes, 2014), Executive Producer (51 episodes, 2013), Writer (8 episodes, 2013), Writer (story by) (2 episodes, 2015) Writer (created by) (51 episodes, 2014), Executive Producer (51 episodes, 2013), Writer (8 episodes, 2013), Writer (story by) (2 episodes, 2015)   See fewer
Becoming Pauletta (Apr 23, 2019) Season 5, Episode 1 - Writer (created by) Writer (created by)   See fewer
52
Love Is_ (2018)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (10 episodes, 2018), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018), Writer (5 episodes, 2018), Director (2 episodes, 2018) Writer (created by) (10 episodes, 2018), Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2018), Writer (5 episodes, 2018), Director (2 episodes, 2018)   See fewer
Love Is Engagement (Aug 21, 2018) Season 1, Episode 10 - Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer   See fewer
10
The Game (2006–2015)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (146 episodes, 2006), Executive Producer (137 episodes, 2006), Writer (23 episodes, 2006), Director (1 episode, 2015) Writer (created by) (146 episodes, 2006), Executive Producer (137 episodes, 2006), Writer (23 episodes, 2006), Director (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Pow Pow Pow!! (Aug 5, 2015) Season 9, Episode 10 - Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer   See fewer
147
The Start Up (2013)
(TV Movie) - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
Cougar Town (2009–2010)
(TV Series) - Consulting Producer (22 episodes, 2009), Writer (2 episodes, 2010) Consulting Producer (22 episodes, 2009), Writer (2 episodes, 2010)   See fewer
Finding Out (May 19, 2010) Season 1, Episode 24 - Consulting Producer Consulting Producer   See fewer
22
Girlfriends (2000–2008)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (171 episodes, 2000), Executive Producer (158 episodes, 2001), Writer (22 episodes, 2000), Co-Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2000), Writer (2 episodes, 2005) Writer (created by) (171 episodes, 2000), Executive Producer (158 episodes, 2001), Writer (22 episodes, 2000), Co-Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2000), Writer (2 episodes, 2005)   See fewer
Stand and Deliver (Feb 11, 2008) Season 8, Episode 13 - Executive Producer, Writer (created by) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)   See fewer
171
The Jamie Foxx Show (1999–2000)
(TV Series) - Supervising Producer (24 episodes, 1999), Writer (4 episodes, 1999), Co-Executive Producer (1 episode, 2000) Supervising Producer (24 episodes, 1999), Writer (4 episodes, 1999), Co-Executive Producer (1 episode, 2000)   See fewer
Shades of Gray (Oct 29, 2000) Season 5, Episode 4 - Writer Writer   See fewer
26
Moesha (1996–1999)
(TV Series) - Producer (22 episodes, 1998), Writer (7 episodes, 1996), Executive Story Editor (5 episodes, 1997), Story Editor (4 episodes, 1996), Writer (2 episodes, 1996), Actress (1 episode, 1996) Producer (22 episodes, 1998), Writer (7 episodes, 1996), Executive Story Editor (5 episodes, 1997), Story Editor (4 episodes, 1996), Writer (2 episodes, 1996), Actress (1 episode, 1996)   See fewer
I Studied Twelve Years for This? (May 25, 1999) Season 4, Episode 22 - Producer Producer   See fewer
38
South Central (1994)
(TV Series) - Writer Writer   See fewer
Self (8 titles)
This Changes Everything (2018)
Herself Herself   See fewer
Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood (2016)
(TV Special) - Herself Herself   See fewer
Strokes of Genius (2015)
Herself Herself   See fewer
Melissa Harris-Perry (2015)
(TV Series) - Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Episode dated 14 February 2015 (Feb 14, 2015) Herself - Guest Herself - Guest   See fewer
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards (2015)
(TV Special) - Herself Herself   See fewer
Black Girls Rock! 2013 (2013)
(TV Special) - Herself Herself   See fewer
Black Girls Rock! 2011 (2011)
(TV Special) - Herself Herself   See fewer
Baisden After Dark (2008)
(TV Series) - Herself (1 episode, 2008) Herself (1 episode, 2008)   See fewer
The New Kings of Hollywood (Jul 19, 2008) Season 2, Episode 5 - Herself Herself   See fewer
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