Mara Brock Akil

Get to know Mara Brock Akil.

As one half of Akil Productions, Mara Brock Akil, creator and executive producer of GIRLFRIENDS and THE GAME, first began her career by writing on SOUTH CENTRAL and four seasons of MOESHA. She then went to supervising producer on THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW. In addition to her celebrated television credits, she also wrote the film SPARKLE, featuring Whitney Houston.

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