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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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Born:
Mar 18, 1970 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
75
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Epoka Lodowcowa: Mocne Uderzenie 2016-06-23
Known For
Poster of Arctic Tale
Poster of Life Support
Poster of Ostatnie wakacje
Poster of American Idol
Filmography
Movie Epoka Lodowcowa: Mocne Uderzenie Ellie (voice) 2016-06-23
Movie Cuda z nieba Angela 2016-03-17
Movie Epoka lodowcowa: Wielkanocne niespodzianki Ellie (voice) 2016-03-20
Series Lip Sync Battle Herself 2015-04-02
Movie The Wiz Live! The Wiz 2015-12-03
Movie Bessie Bessie Smith 2015-05-16
Movie 22 Jump Street Mrs. Dickinson 2014-06-05
Movie House of Bodies Nicole 2013-04-19
Series The Queen Latifah Show 2013-09-16
Movie Joyful Noise Vi Rose Hill 2012-01-13
Movie Epoka lodowcowa 4: Wędrówka kontynentów Ellie (voice) 2012-06-26
Movie Steel Magnolias M'Lynn 2012-10-07
Movie Sekrety i grzeszki Dana 2011-01-13
Movie Epoka lodowcowa: Mamucia gwiazdka Ellie (voice) 2011-11-24
Movie Wygrać miłość Leslie Wright 2010-05-14
Movie Walentynki Paula Thomas 2010-02-10
Movie Epoka Lodowcowa 3: Era Dinozaurów Ellie (voice) 2009-06-29
Movie Mad Money Nina Brewster 2008-01-17
Movie Co się zdarzyło w Las Vegas Dr. Twitchell 2008-05-07
Movie The Secret Life of Bees August Boatwright 2008-09-17
Movie Life Support Ana 2007-03-10
Movie Arctic Tale Narrator 2007-06-17
Movie The Perfect Holiday Mrs. Christmas 2007-12-12
Movie Lakier do włosów Motormouth Maybelle 2007-07-13
Movie Epoka lodowcowa 2: Odwilż Ellie (voice) 2006-03-23
Series VH1 Rock Honors Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie Ostatnie wakacje Georgia Byrd 2006-01-13
Movie Przypadek Harolda Cricka Penny Escher 2006-09-09
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Salon piękności Gina Norris 2005-06-02
Movie The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Aunt Em 2005-05-20
Series Hogan Knows Best Unknown 2005-07-10
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Making 'Scary Movie 3' Himself 2004-01-01
Movie Barbershop 2: Z powrotem w interesie Gina 2004-01-20
Movie New York Taxi Isabelle 'Belle' Williams 2004-10-06
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Wszystko się wali Charlene Morton 2003-03-07
Series I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003-10-21
Movie Straszny film 3 Aunt Shaneequa/The Oracle 2003-10-24
Movie The Country Bears Cha-Cha 2002-07-21
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Brown Sugar fracine 2002-10-05
Movie Chicago Matron Mama Morton 2002-12-26
Movie Ciemna strona miasta Dispatcher Love (Voice) 1999-10-22
Movie Kolekcjoner kości Thelma 1999-11-04
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Kula Alice 'Teeny' Fletcher 1998-02-13
Movie Mama Flora's Family Diana 1998-11-08
Movie Living Out Loud Liz Bailey 1998-10-30
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Gangster Sulie 1997-08-27
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Set It Off Cleo 1996-11-06
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series The Critic Unknown 1994-01-26
Movie My Life Theresa 1993-11-12
Series Living Single 1993-08-22
Movie Who's the Man? Herself 1993-04-23
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Juice Ruffhouse M.C. 1992-01-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Roc Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie Jungle Fever Lashawn 1991-06-07
Movie House Party 2 Zora 1991-10-23
Series The Fresh Prince of 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 Grammys Unknown 1959-05-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14