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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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Ice Age: The Meltdown

Character : Ellie (voice)

Stranger Than Fiction

Character : Penny Escher

Chicago

Character : Matron Mama Morton

 

Sphere

Character : Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher

Hairspray

Character : Motormouth Maybelle

Bringing Down the House

Character : Charlene Morton

Scary Movie 3

Character : Aunt Shaneequa/The Oracle

Arctic Tale

Character : Narrator

Taxi

Character : Isabelle 'Belle' Williams

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz

Character : Aunt Em

Barbershop 2: Back in Business

Character : Gina

Hoodlum

Character : Sulie

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Character : Ellie (voice)

Mad Money

Character : Nina Brewster

Bringing Out the Dead

Character : Dispatcher Love (Voice)

What Happens in Vegas

Character : Dr. Twitchell

Who's the Man?

Character : Herself

Valentine's Day

Character : Paula Thomas

Set It Off

Character : Cleo

The Bone Collector

Character : Thelma

The Secret Life of Bees

Character : August Boatwright

Beauty Shop

Character : Gina Norris

My Life

Character : Theresa

Brown Sugar

Character : fracine

The Dilemma

Character : Dana

Just Wright

Character : Leslie Wright

House Party 2

Character : Zora

Juice

Character : Ruffhouse M.C.

Joyful Noise

Character : Vi Rose Hill

Last Holiday

Character : Georgia Byrd

The Perfect Holiday

Character : Mrs. Christmas

Life Support

Character : Ana

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Character : Ellie (voice)

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

Character : Ellie (voice)

Steel Magnolias

Character : M'Lynn

House of Bodies

Character : Nicole

22 Jump Street

Character : Mrs. Dickson (uncredited)

Living Out Loud

Character : Liz Bailey

Bessie

Character : Bessie Smith

Ice Age: Collision Course

Character : Ellie (voice)

The Wiz Live!

Character : The Wiz

Miracles from Heaven

Character : Angela Bradford

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade

Character : Ellie (voice)

Girls Trip

Character : Sasha Franklin

Jungle Fever

Character : Lashawn

The Country Bears

Character : Cha-Cha

Michael Jackson Memorial

Character : Herself

Garrett's Gift

Character : No character defined

Talking to Heaven

Character : Midge Harmon

Flint

Character : Iza Banks

And the Winner Isn't

Character : Herself

Teach

Character : Self

The Cookout

Character : Security Guard

Hope's Wish

Character : Toni Dubois

Tony Bennett: Duets II - The Great Performances

Character : Herself

Queen Latifah Tv Credits


The Critic

Character : No character defined

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee

Character : Herself

The View

Character : No character defined

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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Spin City

Character : No character defined

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Character : No character defined

Living Single

Character : Khadijah James

Intimate Portrait

Character : No character defined

Roc

Character : No character defined

The Queen Latifah Show

Character : No character defined

The Grammy Awards

Character : No character defined

The Academy Awards

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Character : No character defined

Today

Character : No character defined

Hogan Knows Best

Character : No character defined

The Tyra Banks Show

Character : No character defined

The Early Show

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American Idol

Character : No character defined

CBS News Sunday Morning

Character : No character defined

MADtv

Character : No character defined

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Character : No character defined

30 Rock

Character : No character defined

VH1 Rock Honors

Character : No character defined

I Love the '80s Strikes Back

Character : No character defined

Don Kirshner's Rock Concert

Character : No character defined

Saturday Night Live

Character : No character defined

Lip Sync Battle

Character : Herself

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Character : Marissa Redman

Star

Character : Carlotta Brown

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Character : No character defined

Empire

Character : Carlotta Brown

Carpool Karaoke

Character : Herself

Mama Flora's Family

Character : Diana

The Reichen Show

Character : No character defined

Ellen

Character : No character defined

The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Character : No character defined

Good Day Live

Character : No character defined

Eve

Character : No character defined

The Talk

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