Kimberly Hébert Gregory
Kimberly Hébert Gregory (née Hébert; born December 7, 1973) is an American actress. She began her career in theatre before her breakthrough role as Dr. Belinda Brown in the HBO comedy series Vice Principals in 2016.
Kimberly Hébert Gregory
December 7, 1973
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||Mount Holyoke College|
University of Chicago
|Spouse(s)||Chester Gregory (divorced)|
Life and careerEdit
Kimberly Hebert was born on December 7, 1973, in Houston, the youngest of three. She graduated from The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in her native Houston. She was educated at Mount Holyoke College where she received a BA in Psychology, and at the University of Chicago where she was awarded her Master's degree in Social Work. She also spent a quarter at DePaul University in the school's MFA program. She was married to Chester Gregory with whom she has a son, but the couple since divorced.
She appeared in a number of Chicago Theatre Company productions as of late 1990s. She received a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination for performance in Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery. In 2012, Hebert Gregory was nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for performance in By The Way, Meet Vera Stark.
Hebert Gregory appeared in films I Think I Love My Wife (2007), Red Hook Summer (2012), White Alligator (2012), and The Genesis of Lincoln (2014). She guest-starred on Gossip Girl, Law & Order, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Two and a Half Men, and The Big Bang Theory. In 2014 she had a recurring role as Lucinda Miller in the Lifetime comedy-drama series, Devious Maids. In 2016, she starred as series regular Dr. Belinda Brown in the HBO comedy series Vice Principals opposite Danny McBride. In September 2016, trade publication The Wrap described Hebert Gregory as the show's "breakout star".
In early 2017, she was cast opposite Toni Collette in the ABC action comedy-drama pilot Unit Zero produced by Kenya Barris. The pilot was not picked up to series. She had recurring roles in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Better Call Saul. Later in 2017, Hebert Gregory was cast in a female leading role in the ABC comedy-drama Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. The series was canceled after one season. She later has appeared on The Act, The Chi and All Rise. In 2019, she co-starred in the romantic drama film Five Feet Apart.
|2007||I Think I Love My Wife||Rebecca|
|The Black Donnellys||Head Nurse||Episode: "All of Us Are in the Gutter"|
|Gossip Girl||Nurse||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Nurse||Episode: "Golden Boy"|
|2010||Law & Order||Grand Juror||Episode: "Rubber Room"|
|2012||Red Hook Summer||Sister Sweet|
|White Alligator||Lauren Hamilton|
|2013||Private Practice||Kaye Ramsey||Episode: "Good Fries Are Hard to Come By"|
|Continuing Fred||Abigail Franklin||Unsold TV pilot|
|Two and a Half Men||Lisa||Episode: "This Unblessed Biscuit"|
|2014||Shameless||Nurse||Episode: "My Oldest Daughter"|
|I Didn't Do It||Mail Lady||Episode: "Dear High School Self"|
|The Big Bang Theory||Ms. Davora||Episode: "The Anything Can Happen Recurrence"|
|Devious Maids||Lucinda Miller||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|Grey's Anatomy||Deborah Curzon||Episode: "Risk"|
|2015||The Soul Man||Regina||Episode: "Home Boyce"|
|Stanistan||Cynthia Stowe||Unsold TV pilot|
|2016||Baby Daddy||Miss Abigail||Episode: "The Return of the Mommy"|
|2016–2017||Vice Principals||Dr. Belinda Brown||Series regular (11 episodes)|
|2017||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Veronica Hopkins||Episodes: "The Audit" and "Serve & Protect"|
|Unit Zero||Brie||Unsold TV pilot|
|Better Call Saul||Kyra Hay||Episodes: "Sunk Costs" and "Sabrosito"|
|2017–2018||Kevin (Probably) Saves the World||Yvette||Series regular (16 episodes)|
|2017||The Guest Book||Trina||Episode: "Story Six"|
|2018–present||Craig of the Creek||Nicole Williams (voice)||Series regular|
|2019||Five Feet Apart||Nurse Barbara|
|The Chi||Kimberly||2 episodes|
|Miss Virginia||Tasha White|
|2020||Genius: Aretha||Ruth Jean Baskerville Bowen||Series regular|
- Jones, Chris (January 17, 2010). "Chester, Jackie & 'Jackie'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
- Meriah Doty,"Vice Principals’ Breakout Star Reveals Real-Life Inspiration Behind Dr Belinda Brown'" The Wrap, September 7, 2016.
- "Kimberly Hébert-Gregory". Goodman Theatre. 2011-11-30. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
- "Kimberly Hebert Gregory Stars In The Public Theatre's THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, Previews 10/21". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
- The Broadway League. "Kimberly Hebert Gregory profile". IBDB. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
- "New Big Bang Theory Season 7,Episode 21 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By CBS". OnTheFlix. 2014-04-10. Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
- "TV Casting News: An African American Family Joins 'Devious Maids' + New Gigs For Larenz Tate, Omar J. Dorsey, Afton Williamson, Michael Che|Shadow and Act". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
- Goldberg, Lesley (May 29, 2015). "HBO's 'Vice Principals' Adds 'Devious Maids' Alum (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 26, 2016.
- Petski, Denise. "'Unit Zero' ABC Pilot Casts Kimberly Hébert Gregory; Saidah Ekulona Joins Marc Cherry Pilot". Retrieved June 18, 2017.
- Andreeva, Nellie (June 16, 2017). "'The Gospel Of Kevin': Kimberly Hébert Gregory To Co-Star On ABC Series, Replacing Cristela Alonzo". Retrieved June 18, 2017.
- "'Vice Principals' Grad Joins 'Kevin (Probably) Saves the World' in Recasting". Retrieved June 18, 2017.
- TV News Roundup: ‘Genius: Aretha’ Adds Malcolm Barrett, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Three More