Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

American actress
Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy .Wikipedia
BornSeptember 11, 1970
HometownWashington, D.C., United States of America
Height5'4" (1.63m)
ChildrenMarcel Henson
ParentsBoris Henson , Bernice Gordon
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Photos

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Videos

Taraji P. Henson starring in The Color Purple remake

Taraji P. Henson has been cast as Shug Avery in the musical remake of Steven Spielberg's film 'The Color Purple'.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Mary J Blige's My Life
Mary J Blige's My Life
R
1h 22min
2021
Seasons of Love
Seasons of Love
1h 30min
2014
Minions: The Rise of Gru
Minions: The Rise of Gru
PG
1h 27min
2022
Coffee & Kareem
Coffee & Kareem
1h 28min
2020
The Best of Enemies
The Best of Enemies
PG-13
2h 13min
2019
What Men Want
What Men Want
R
1h 57min
2019
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ralph Breaks the Internet
PG
1h 52min
2018
Acrimony
Acrimony
R
2h
2018
Proud Mary
Proud Mary
R
1h 28min
2018
Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures
PG
2h 7min
2017
Once Fallen
Once Fallen
R
1h 32min
2010
Empire
Empire
TV-14
0h 42min
2015
No Good Deed
No Good Deed
PG-13
1h 24min
2014
From the Rough
From the Rough
PG
1h 37min
2013
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain
R
1h 28min
2011
Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story
Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story
1h 30min
2011
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid
PG
2h 20min
2010
Date Night
Date Night
PG-13
1h 28min
2010
Hurricane Season
Hurricane Season
PG-13
1h 44min
2009

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2017Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHidden FiguresWinner
2016Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaEmpireWinner
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated
2015Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated
2011Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieTaken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin StoryNominated