Lela Rochon (full name Lela Rochon Staples) was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles
, California, USA. She is a popular and successful actress mostly known for her role as Robin Stokes in the movie "Waiting to Exhale".
Biography and Career :
Zelma Staples and Samuel Staples are her parents. She had attended Cerritos High School, California and California State University. The role as Robin Stokes in the movie "Waiting to Exhale" made her a famous and successful actress.
During her college years she was seen in many Spuds Mckenzie Budweiser/Bud Light television commercials. She also appeared in a music video for Levert. Other roles she had had until now were in movies like "Any Given Sunday", "Breakin'
", "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo" and "First Daughter".
Between 1982 and 1987 she was married to Adolfo Quinones. On April 9, 1999 she married Antoine Fuqua. The couple has now three children: Zachary Fuqua, Brando and Asia Rochon Fuqua. She is a great woman, a talented actress and a wonderful mother to her children, not to mention a devoted wife.
- Height: 175 cm
- Measurements: 34C-23-36
- She has Haitian-American origins.
- In 2000 she was among Black Men Magazine's "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year".
- "...This is the most exciting film for black women since The Color Purple and I'm a part of it!"
- Balancing the Books (2008)
- Running Out of Time in Hollywood (2006)
- First Daughter (2004)
- The Division (2 episodes, 2001)
- Labor Pains (2000)
- Any Given Sunday (1999)
- The Charlotte Austin Story (1999) (TV)
- Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
- Knock Off (1998)
- The Big Hit (1998)
- Ruby Bridges (1998) (TV)
- Legal Deceit (1997)
- Gang Related (1997)
- The Outer Limits (1 episode, 1997)
- The Chamber (1996)
- Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) (TV)
- Waiting to Exhale (1995)
- The Wayans Bros. (4 episodes, 1995)
- Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
- The Sinbad Show (1 episode, 1993)
- The Meteor Man (1993)
- Tales from the Crypt (1 episode, 1992)
- Roc (1 episode, 1992)
- Boomerang (1992)
- Homefront (1 episode, 1992)
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1 episode, 1991)
- Extralarge: Black and White (1991) (TV)
- 1st & Ten (1 episode, 1990)
- 227 (1 episode, 1990)
- 21 Jump Street (1 episode, 1990)
- Harlem Nights (1989)
- Amen (1 episode, 1988)
- Into the Homeland (1987) (TV)
- The Wild Pair (1987)
- What's Happening Now! (1 episode, 1987)
- The Cosby Show (1 episode, 1987)
- The Facts of Life (1 episode, 1987)
- Stewardess School (1986)
- Foxtrap (1986)
- A Bunny's Tale (1985) (TV)
- Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
- Breakin' (1984) (uncredited)
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