Queen Latifah

 

 

Queen Latifah

Newark, New Jersey, USA

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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Movies

Ice Age: The Meltdown
Ellie (voice)
Stranger Than Fiction
Penny Escher
Chicago
Matron Mama Morton
Sphere
Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher
Hairspray
Motormouth Maybelle
Bringing Down the House
Charlene Morton
Scary Movie 3
Aunt Shaneequa/The Oracle
Arctic Tale
Narrator
Taxi
Isabelle 'Belle' Williams
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
Aunt Em
Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Gina
Hoodlum
Sulie
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Ellie (voice)
Mad Money
Nina Brewster
Bringing Out the Dead
Dispatcher Love (Voice)
What Happens in Vegas
Dr. Twitchell
Who's the Man?
Herself
Valentine's Day
Paula Thomas
Set It Off
Cleo
The Bone Collector
Thelma
The Secret Life of Bees
August Boatwright
Beauty Shop
Gina Norris
My Life
Theresa
Brown Sugar
fracine
The Dilemma
Dana
Just Wright
Leslie Wright
House Party 2
Zora
Juice
Ruffhouse M.C.
Joyful Noise
Vi Rose Hill
Last Holiday
Georgia Byrd
The Perfect Holiday
Mrs. Christmas
Life Support
Ana
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Ellie (voice)
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
Ellie (voice)
Steel Magnolias
M'Lynn
House of Bodies
Nicole
22 Jump Street
Mrs. Dickinson
Living Out Loud
Liz Bailey
Bessie
Bessie Smith
Ice Age: Collision Course
Ellie (voice)
The Wiz Live!
The Wiz
Miracles from Heaven
Angela
Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade
Ellie (voice)
Girls Trip
Sasha Franklin
Jungle Fever
Lashawn
The Country Bears
Cha-Cha
Michael Jackson Memorial
Herself
Garrett's Gift
No character defined
Talking to Heaven
Midge Harmon
Flint
Iza Banks
And the Winner Isn't
Herself
Teach
Self

Tv

The Critic
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Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
Herself
The View
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
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Spin City
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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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Living Single
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Intimate Portrait
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Roc
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The Queen Latifah Show
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The Grammy Awards
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The Academy Awards
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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Today
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Hogan Knows Best
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The Tyra Banks Show
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The Early Show
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American Idol
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CBS News Sunday Morning
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MADtv
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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30 Rock
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VH1 Rock Honors
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I Love the '80s Strikes Back
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Don Kirshner's Rock Concert
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Saturday Night Live
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Lip Sync Battle
Herself
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Marissa Redman
Star
Carlotta Brown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
No character defined
Empire
Carlotta Brown
Carpool Karaoke
Herself
Mama Flora's Family
Diana