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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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Mar 18, 1970 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Pelicula Flint 2017-10-28
Known For
Poster of The Queen Latifah Show
Poster of Más extraño que la ficción
Poster of Beauty Shop
Poster of Esfera
Pelicula Flint Iza Banks 2017-10-28
Pelicula Plan de chicas Sasha Franklin 2017-07-21
Pelicula Los milagros del cielo Angela 2016-04-01
Pelicula Ice Age: La gran búsqueda de Pascua Ellie (voice) 2016-03-20
Series Star Carlotta Brown 2016-12-14
Series Lip Sync Battle Herself 2015-04-02
Pelicula Bessie Bessie Smith 2015-05-16
Pelicula The Wiz Live! The Wiz 2015-12-03
Pelicula Infiltrados en la universidad Mrs. Dickson (uncredited) 2014-06-05
Pelicula House of Bodies Nicole 2013-04-19
Series The Queen Latifah Show 2013-09-16
Pelicula Magnolias de acero M'Lynn 2012-10-07
Pelicula Las chicas del coro Vi Rose Hill 2012-01-13
Pelicula Ice Age 4: La formación de los continentes Ellie (voice) 2012-06-26
Pelicula ¡Qué dilema! Dana 2011-01-13
Pelicula Ice Age: Navidades Heladas Ellie (voice) 2011-11-24
Pelicula Jugada perfecta Leslie Wright 2010-05-14
Pelicula Historias de san Valentín Paula Thomas 2010-02-10
Pelicula Ice Age 3: El origen de los dinosaurios Ellie (voice) 2009-06-29
Pelicula Michael Jackson Memorial Herself 2009-07-07
Pelicula La vida secreta de las abejas August Boatwright 2008-09-17
Pelicula Tres mujeres y un plan Nina Brewster 2008-01-17
Pelicula Algo pasa en Las Vegas Dr. Twitchell 2008-05-07
Pelicula Life Support Ana 2007-03-10
Pelicula Los reyes del Ártico Narrator 2007-06-17
Pelicula Hairspray Motormouth Maybelle 2007-07-13
Pelicula The Perfect Holiday Mrs. Christmas 2007-12-12
Pelicula Las últimas vacaciones Georgia Byrd 2006-01-13
Pelicula Ice Age 2: El deshielo Ellie (voice) 2006-03-23
Pelicula Más extraño que la ficción Penny Escher 2006-09-09
Series VH1 Rock Honors Unknown 2006-05-31
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Pelicula Beauty Shop Gina Norris 2005-06-02
Pelicula Los teleñecos y el Mago de Oz Aunt Em 2005-05-20
Series Hogan Knows Best Unknown 2005-07-10
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Pelicula The Cookout Security Guard 2004-09-03
Pelicula La barbería 2: Vuelta al negocio Gina 2004-01-20
Pelicula Taxi: Derrape total Isabelle 'Belle' Williams 2004-10-06
Pelicula Se montó la gorda Charlene Morton 2003-03-07
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Pelicula Scary Movie 3 Aunt Shaneequa/The Oracle 2003-10-24
Series I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003-10-21
Pelicula La puerta del más allá Midge Harmon 2002-04-28
Pelicula Osos a todo ritmo Cha-Cha 2002-07-26
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Pelicula Chicago Matron Mama Morton 2002-12-26
Pelicula Brown Sugar fracine 2002-10-05
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Pelicula Al límite Dispatcher Love (Voice) 1999-10-22
Pelicula El coleccionista de huesos Thelma 1999-11-04
Pelicula Esfera Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher 1998-02-13
Pelicula Living Out Loud Liz Bailey 1998-10-30
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Pelicula Hampones Sulie 1997-08-27
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Pelicula Hasta el final Cleo 1996-11-06
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series The Critic Unknown 1994-01-26
Pelicula Who's the Man? Herself 1993-04-23
Series Living Single 1993-08-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Pelicula Mi vida Theresa 1993-11-12
Pelicula Juice Ruffhouse M.C. 1992-01-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Pelicula Fiebre salvaje Lashawn 1991-06-07
Pelicula House Party 2 Zora 1991-10-23
Series Roc Unknown 1991-08-25
Series El príncipe de Bel-Air Marissa Redman 1990-09-10
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Herself 1983-04-04
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-01-28
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Don Kirshner's Rock Concert Unknown 1973-09-27
Series The Grammy Awards Unknown 1959-05-04
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14