Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

American actress
Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy .Wikipedia
BornSeptember 11, 1970
HometownWashington, D.C., United States
Height5'4" (1.63m)
ChildrenMarcel Henson
ParentsBoris Henson , Bernice Gordon


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The Color Purple Cast REACTS to Trailer With Oprah!

On Monday, Oprah Winfrey surprised the cast of ‘The Color Purple’ with their first look at the highly-anticipated remake of the 1985 classic. In the clip shared to Oprah’s TikTok, the TV icon shares the trailer with Taraji P. Henson, H.E.R., Fantasia Barrino and Danielle Brooks, just moments before it dropped online. ‘The Color Purple’ is in theaters on Dec. 25.
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2017Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHidden FiguresWinner
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated
2016Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaEmpireWinner
2015Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated
2011Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieTaken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin StoryNominated