Wendy Raquel Robinson

Actress, Amazing Grace Conservatory

Wendy Raquel Robinson is a 2021 and 2022 Emmy Award Winning Producer, Philanthropist, Actress, and NAACP Image Award recipient, known for her groundbreaking roles as ambitious, leading women on television and film.

A cum laude graduate of Howard University, where she honed her artistic skills in acting, directing, writing, directing, producing, and choreographing, Robinson is one of the most talented and professional actors in the entertainment industry, She continually strives for excellence in her career as an artist, scholar, mentor and Co-founder/Artistic Director of Amazing Grace Conservatory, (AGC) a theatrical training institute, that provides performing, media and digital arts opportunities for youth and young adults interested in careers in the entertainment industry.

Robinson is best known as the no nonsense diva principal, ‘Regina Grier’ on the “The Steve Harvey Show” for six seasons. She made television history as the first African American actress to portray Disney’s iconic villain, Cruella DeVille, in Disney Channel’s, “Descendants” directed by Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega.

Robinson made history by portraying the feisty, savvy, mom-manager and mogul ‘Tasha Mack,’ on the groundbreaking dramedy, “The Game” for an unprecedented 11 seasons! The fan favorite show premiered on the CW Network, BET and is currently in production of Season 2 on the Paramount Plus streaming platform. Wendy is no stranger to television and has been a Series Regular on TV One’s generational comedy, “Here We Go Again”, ABC’s bold, provocative drama, “Grand Hotel”, executive produced by Eva Longoria and recurring roles on ABC’s comedy, “The Mayor”, Netflix’s “Dear White People,”, HBO’s “Insecure,” Netflix’s Family Reunion, and most recently the newly rebooted “MacGyver” on CBS.

Robinson’s additional television and film credits include the 2017 psychological horror drama remake of “Flatliners,” “Miss Congeniality,” “Something New,” “Rebound,” “Two Can Play That Game,” “A weekend with the Family,” “A Christmas Surprise,” “A Christmas Reunion,” and the 30th Anniversary Pan African American Film Festival’s ‘Remember Me-The Mahalia Jackson Story.” Additional television credits include roles on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” Fox’s animated show, “Family Guy,” and “Cedric the Entertainer Presents!”

With her incandescent personality and vivacious spirit, Ms. Robinson has been the recipient of various national awards as well as local dignitaries in the City and County of Los Angeles for her philanthropy, community and entrepreneurial leadership of Amazing Grace Conservatory, which was named as one of California’s 2019 Nonprofits of the Year. Amazing Grace Conservatory has been servicing youth ages 5-18 years old in the Los Angeles community for over 25 years. AGC has touched, moved, and inspired thousands of lives including prestigious alumni Issa Rae, Ashton Sanders and Aldis Hodge to name a few. Hearts are healed and lives are changed at AGC! Robinson continues to reveal the myriad of talents she possesses, through hosting appearances and as a distinguished keynote speaker to various audiences that range from women empowerment symposiums to inspiring youth from all walks of life to seek brighter futures for themselves and their families.

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