Born on March 18, 1970
From Newark, New Jersey
Queen Latifah as "Bessie Smith"
Blues singer Bessie Smith (Queen Latifah) rises to fame in the 1920s to become a musical legend.
|Emmy (Primetime) (2015)||Nominated||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie|
|Golden Globe (2015)||Nominated||Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries|