Lela Rochon

The Big Hit (1998)

Lela Rochon  American Actress

Who is she dating right now?

Antoine Fuqua and Lela Rochon have been married for 17 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1997. After 1 year of engagement they married on 9th Apr 1999.


Lela Rochon was previously married to Adolfo Quinones (1981 - 1987).

She has also been in relationships with Harold Miner (1993).

Lela Rochon has 2 children, Asia Rochon (14) and Brando (12).


Lela Rochon is a 52 year old American Actress. Born Lela Rochon Staples on 17th April, 1964 in Los Angeles, California and educated at Cerritos High School, she is famous for Mr. & Mrs. Loving (1996) in a career that spans 1984–present. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Lela Rochon has been in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Jamie Foxx in Any Given Sunday (1999), Larenz Tate in Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Mark Wahlberg in The Big Hit (1998), Mykelti Williamson in Waiting to Exhale (1995) and Shawn Wayans in The Wayans Bros. (1995).

Lela Rochon is a member of the following lists: American actresses of Haitian descent, Actresses from Los Angeles, California and 21st-century American actresses.


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Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship19 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship5 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 3 mths
First Name Lela
Middle Name Rochon
Last Name Fuqua
Maiden Name Staples
Full Name at Birth Lela Rochon Staples
Age 52 years
Birthday 17th April, 1964
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Cerritos High School
University California State University
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Mr. & Mrs. Loving (1996)
Year(s) Active 1984–present, 1983–present, 1982–present

Lela Rochon (born Lela Rochon Staples; April 17, 1964) is an American actress, best known for her breakthrough role as Robin Stokes in the 1995 romantic drama film Waiting to Exhale. She later had starring roles in films The Chamber (1996), Gang Related (1997), Knock Off (1998), and Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998).

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Lela Rochon52 AriesActress
Antoine Fuqua50 CapricornDirector
Harold Miner45 TaurusBasketball
Adolfo Quinones61 TaurusActor


Asia RochonFemale28th July, 200214 years old
BrandoMaleMay, 200412 years old


Let the Church Say Amen2013Loretta JacksonMovie
Reed Between the Lines2011SherriTV Show
Blood Done Sign My Name2010Roseanna AllenMovie
Fatal Secrets2009SharleneMovie
Brooklyn's Finest2009Investigator #1 (as Lela Rochon Fuqua)Movie
Running Out of Time in Hollywood2006Movie
First Daughter2004Liz Pappas (as Lela Rochon Fuqua)Movie
The Division2001Inspector Angela ReideTV Show
Labor Pains2000Lulu BrownMovie
Any Given Sunday1999Vanessa StruthersMovie
The Charlotte Austin Story1999Charlotte AustinTV Movie
Knock Off1998Karen LeeMovie
The Big Hit1998ChantelMovie
Why Do Fools Fall in Love1998Emira EagleMovie
Ruby Bridges1998Lucielle 'Lucy' BridgesTV Movie
Gang Related1997Cynthia WebbMovie
Legal Deceit1997Sydney BanksMovie
The Chamber1996Nora StarkMovie
Mr. and Mrs. Loving1996Mildred 'Bean' JeterTV Movie
Waiting to Exhale1995Robin StokesMovie
The Outer Limits1995Beth CarterTV Show
The Wayans Bros.1995LisaTV Show
The Meteor Man1993Vanessa the Pretty NurseMovie
The Sinbad Show1993DeniseTV Show
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992Denise, Mark's Old Girl Friend, PaulaTV Show
Out All Night1992VictoriaTV Show
Extralarge: Black and White1991WendyTV Movie
Homefront1991Mary LouiseTV Show
Roc1991CarolTV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990CindyTV Show
Harlem Nights1989SunshineMovie
Generations1989Brandy AlexanderTV Show
Tales from the Crypt1989MercedesTV Show
The Wild Pair1987DebbyMovie
Into the Homeland1987Exquisite WomanTV Movie
21 Jump Street1987Denise PriceTV Show
Stewardess School1986School InstructorMovie
Amen1986Young BrideTV Show
A Bunny's Tale1985CharlotteTV Movie
2271985LeslieTV Show
What's Happening Now!1985SharonaTV Show
Breakin'1984Extra in First Scene (uncredited)Movie
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo1984Dancer (as Lela Rochon Quinones)Movie
1st & Ten: The Championship1984Joy BrockTV Show
The Cosby Show1984VeronicaTV Show
The Facts of Life1979DianaTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

Fredrick WellsJul 19, 2009

Lela Rochon must be bored right now! Her husband is the perfect mate, but she only knows her situation.

IM2NICE4USep 12, 2008


NelDec 7, 2007

That first dude is the Shabba-Doo from Breakin`. Funny to see him all grown up.

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