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Bessie Movie Poster

Bessie

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

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Life Support Movie Poster

Life Support

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

Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hairspray Movie Poster

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...

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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