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Queen Latifah

Dana Elaine Owens was born on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey. Better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, she is a rapper, actress and singer. Queen Latifah's work in music, film and television has earned her a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination. From 1993-1998, Latifah had a starring role on Living Single. She began her film career in supporting roles in the 1991 and 1992 films House Party 2, Juice and Jungle Fever. Later, Latifah appeared in the 1996 box-office hit, Set It Off and subsequently had a supporting role in the Holly Hunter film Living Out Loud (1998). She also played the role of Thelma in the 1999 movie The Bone Collector, alongside Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. Although she had already received some critical acclaim, she gained mainstream success after being cast as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Oscar-winning film adaptation of the musical Chicago (2002). Latifah received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Since then, she has starred in a number of popular films including; Bringing Down the House, with Steve Martin, Taxi, Beauty Shop, Hairspray and Last Holiday. In 2007, she produced the film The Perfect Holiday starring Morris Chestnut and Gabrielle Union. Her most recent films include; Just Wright (2010), The Dilemma (2011) and she is set to reprise her role in the next installment of the animated film, Ice Age.

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Mar 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Ultimul film:
Film The Tiger Rising 2022-02-03
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of Mama Flora's Family
Poster of Sphere
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filme in care a jucat
Film The Tiger Rising Willie May 2022-02-03
Serial The Equalizer Robyn McCall 2021-02-07
Serial Maya and the Three Gran Bruja (voice) 2021-10-22
Serial Hollywood Hattie McDaniel 2020-05-01
Film When the Street Lights Go On Detective Grasso 2020-04-06
Serial When the Streetlights Go On Detective Grasso 2020-04-06
Film The Little Mermaid Live! Ursula 2019-11-05
Film The Trap Dr. Obayuwana 2019-04-01
Film And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Film Flint Iza Banks 2017-10-28
Film Girls Trip Sasha Franklin 2017-07-21
Film Miracles from Heaven Angela Bradford 2016-03-17
Serial Star Carlotta Brown 2016-12-14
Film Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade Ellie (voice) 2016-03-19
Film Ice Age: Collision Course Ellie (voice) 2016-06-23
Film The Wiz Live! The Wiz 2015-12-03
Film The Making of the Wiz Live! Herself 2015-11-25
Film Bessie Bessie Smith 2015-05-16
Serial Lip Sync Battle Herself 2015-04-02
Film 22 Jump Street Mrs. Dickson (uncredited) 2014-06-05
Film House of Bodies Nicole 2013-04-19
Film Joyful Noise Vi Rose Hill 2012-01-13
Film Ice Age: Continental Drift Ellie (voice) 2012-06-27
Film Tony Bennett: Duets II - The Great Performances Herself 2012-03-06
Film Steel Magnolias M'Lynn 2012-10-07
Film Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Ellie (voice) 2011-11-24
Film The Dilemma Dana 2011-01-13
Film Just Wright Leslie Wright 2010-05-14
Film Valentine's Day Paula Thomas 2010-02-10
Film Michael Jackson Memorial Herself 2009-07-07
Film Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Ellie (voice) 2009-06-26
Film We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
Film Mad Money Nina Brewster 2008-01-17
Film What Happens in Vegas Dr. Twitchell 2008-05-07
Film The Secret Life of Bees August Boatwright 2008-09-17
Film The Perfect Holiday Mrs. Christmas 2007-12-12
Film Hairspray Motormouth Maybelle 2007-07-19
Film Arctic Tale Narrator 2007-06-17
Film Life Support Ana 2007-03-10
Serial 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Film Stranger Than Fiction Penny Escher 2006-09-09
Film Ice Age: The Meltdown Ellie (voice) 2006-03-29
Film Last Holiday Georgia Byrd 2006-01-13
Film The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Aunt Em 2005-05-20
Film Beauty Shop Gina Norris 2005-06-01
Serial Hogan Knows Best Unknown 2005-07-10
Film Barbershop 2: Back in Business Gina 2004-01-20
Film Taxi Isabelle 'Belle' Williams 2004-10-06
Film The Cookout Security Guard 2004-09-03
Serial I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003-10-21
Serial The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Bringing Down the House Charlene Morton 2003-03-07
Film Scary Movie 3 Aunt Shaneequa / The Oracle 2003-10-24
Film Mama Africa Host 2002-06-07
Film Platinum Comedy Series: Roasting Shaquille O'Neal herself / host 2002-01-29
Film Talking to Heaven Midge Harmon 2002-04-28
Film The Country Bears Cha-Cha 2002-07-26
Film Brown Sugar Francine 2002-10-05
Film Chicago Matron Mama Morton 2002-12-10
Serial American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Film The Bone Collector Thelma 1999-11-04
Film Bringing Out the Dead Dispatcher Love (Voice) 1999-10-22
Film Mama Flora's Family Diana 1998-11-08
Film Living Out Loud Liz Bailey 1998-10-30
Film Sphere Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher 1998-02-13
Film Hoodlum Sulie 1997-08-27
Serial The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Serial The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Film Set It Off Cleo 1996-11-06
Serial Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Serial MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Serial The Critic Unknown 1994-01-26
Film My Life Theresa 1993-11-12
Serial Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Serial Living Single Khadijah James 1993-08-29
Film Who's the Man? Herself 1993-04-23
Serial The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Film Juice Ruffhouse M.C. 1992-01-17
Film Jungle Fever Lashawn 1991-06-07
Film House Party 2 Zora 1991-10-23
Serial The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Film The Earth Day Special Herself 1990-04-22
Serial Mama Flora's Family Diana 1988-11-08
Serial CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-01-28
Serial Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Serial The GRAMMY Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Serial The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Serial Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Serial Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20