• Taraji P. Henson

    Taraji P. Henson Awards

    Born on September 11th, 1970

    From Washington, D.C.

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Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonĂ¡e) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Golden Globe (2016)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
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Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story

Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son (Drew Davis), who was kidnapped by his biological father.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flickers in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer (Cate Blanchett). Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
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Hustle & Flow

DJay (Terrence Howard) is a pimp living day to day on the tough streets of Memphis, Tennessee. Pushing 40, he's tired of the life he's living and dreams of something greater. When he meets up with an old friend who is now in the recording industry, he's inspired to turn his life around and uses his criminal life as an inspiration to create rap music. When he hears that a rap superstar is coming to town, Djay works a hustle to gain the rapper's attention and hopefully get signed by a label.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture