Regina King to Guest Star on The Big Bang Theory

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Known as a rather intense actress, Regina King will put her comedic chops on display this January.

The Southland star has booked a guest-starring gig on The Big Bang Theory, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will appear on TV's most-watched sitcom as Mrs. Davis, the director of employee relations at the university where Sheldon works.

Look for the character to question Sheldon after our favorite physicist gets in trouble after a conversation with Margo Harshman's Alex.

Lydia on the Job

King plays Lydia Adams on the aforementioned TNT drama, as well. And Southland Season 5 kicks off on February 13.

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Leonard: No!
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Leonard: Not really.
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Leonard: I don't care—two millimeters?! That doesn't seem right.
Sheldon: No, it's true! I did a series of experiments when I was twelve; my father broke his clavicle.

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