Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

  • Born on
    • September 11th, 1970
Taraji P. Henson (born September 11, 1970) is an American actress, producer and singer. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career as guest star on several television shows before making her breakthrough in the movie Baby Boy (2001). In 2005, she starred in Hustle & Flow and played Queenie in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she received an Academy Award nomination. In 2016, Time named Henson one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list. Henson also released an autobiography titled Around The Way Girl.

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Acting (40 Credits)

2022Minions: The Rise of Gru as Belle Bottom (voice)
2021Annie Live! as Miss Hannigan
2020Coffee & Kareem as Vanessa
2019The Best of Enemies as Ann Atwater
2019What Men Want as Alison "Ali" Davis
2018Proud Mary as Mary
2018Acrimony as Melinda
2018Ralph Breaks the Internet as Yesss (voice)
2016Hidden Figures as Katherine G. Johnson
2016Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade as Ethel (voice)
2016Term Life as Samantha Thurman
2015Empire (2015) as Cookie Lyon
2014No Good Deed as Terri
2014Think Like a Man Too as Lauren Harris
2013From the Rough as Catana Starks
2013Madly Madagascar as Okapi (voice)
2012Think Like a Man as Lauren Harris
2011Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story as Tiffany Rubin
2011The Good Doctor as Nurse TheresaWatch Free
2011Larry Crowne as B'Ella
2010The Karate Kid as Sherry Parker
2010Once Fallen as Pearl
2010Date Night as Detective Arroyo
2010Peep World as Mary
2009Not Easily Broken as Clarice Clark
2009I Can Do Bad All by Myself as April
2009Hurricane Season as Dayna Collins
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as Queenie
2008The Family That Preys as Pam
2007Talk to Me as Vernell Watson
2006Something New as Nedra
2006Smokin' Aces as Sharice Watters
2005Hustle & Flow as Shug
2005Animal as Ramona
2005Four Brothers as Camille Mercer
2004Hair Show as Tiffany
2001Baby Boy as Yvette
2001Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man as Bess Pinckney
2000Satan's School for Girls as Paige
2000The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Left-Wing Student

Herself (2 Credits)

2018This Changes Everything as Herself
2014Top Five as Herself


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