• Queen  Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    Born on March 18th, 1970

    From Newark, New Jersey

Filmography

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Bessie

Blues singer Bessie Smith (Queen Latifah) rises to fame in the 1920s to become a musical legend.

Golden Globe (2016)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
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Hairspray

In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) auditions for a spot on "The Corny Collins Show" and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny's reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Life Support

An HIV-positive woman (Queen Latifah) overcomes drug addiction and works for an AIDS outreach group.

Golden Globe (2008)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie