Kent Masters King
|Kent Masters King|
|Born||(1974-08-05) August 5, 1974
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Kent began her career as Julie Williams on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1988-1992). She filled in for Victoria Rowell in 2000 when Rowell took a hiatus from The Young and the Restless, then joined Port Charles briefly in 2003 as the mysterious and beautiful Imani. She began a recurring role as Dr. Lainey Winters on General Hospital on April 1, 2005, and was upgraded to contract status in December 2005. In 2007, King became an original cast member of the General Hospital prime-time spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift while maintaining her day job on GH. On June 1, 2008, King was taken off contract with General Hospital, and became a recurring cast member once again.
Kent is the daughter of Egyptologist and actress Alfreda Masters (who spent many years as an extra General Hospital at the nurses’ station), and was named for an Egyptian goddess.
Kent was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her father, Dr. Richard D. King, is an Egyptologist and her mother is a former actress. She studied filmmaking at the University of Southern California, where she majored in Cinema and Television and graduated in 1996.
- Aftermath (2013) (Liz Bricker)
- “Y – The Last Man Rising” (Short Film 2012) (Agent 355)
- The Hillside Strangler (2004) (Gabrielle)
- Malibooty (2003) (Tommi)
- BraceFace Brandi (2002) (BraceFace Brandi)
- Love and a Bullet (2002) (Cynda Griffie)
- The Wash (2001) (Michelle)
- Johnny B Good (1998) (unknown)
- Red Shoe Diaries 13: Four on the Floor (1996) (Emily [segment Emily’s Dance])
- General Hospital (2005–2010) (Dr. Lainey Winters)
- General Hospital: Night Shift (2007) (Dr. Lainey Winters)
- All of Us (Alanna) (January 13, 2004)
- Port Charles (1997) (Imani, 2003)
- The Young and the Restless (2000) (Drucilla Barber [fill in])
- The Parkers (Debbie) (February 7, 2000)
- The Steve Harvey Show (Tessa) (October 8, 1999)
- Smart Guy (Danita “The Hammer” Mills) (February 14, 1999)
- The Jamie Foxx Show (Tonya) (October 15, 1998)
- The Wayans Bros. (Chrissy) (January 28, 1998)
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (Monique) (March 23, 1992)
- Knots Landing (1979) (Julie Williams, 1988-1992)
- Hill Street Blues (Tracy) (March 31, 1987)
Main Video Actress for Glenn Lewis music video, “Don’t You Forget It”. 2000