Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

Highest Rated: 93% Hidden Figures (2016)

Lowest Rated: 0% Term Life (2016)

Birthday: Sep 11, 1970

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Actress Taraji P. Henson began to catch the attention of film audiences with supporting roles in John Singleton's "Baby Boy" (2001) and "Four Brothers" (2005), but her breakout performance opposite Terrence Howard in the acclaimed urban drama "Hustle & Flow" (2005) really set the critical buzz in motion. A virtual unknown when she was flooded with award nominations for her performance and her singing on the film's soundtrack single "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," Henson's image as a feisty, independent woman led to steady series television work and another round of accolades for the acclaimed period biopic "Talk to Me" (2007). When Henson found herself sharing the screen with Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) the following year, it was clear that her long-held dream of being a respected A-list actress was quickly becoming reality.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Minions: The Rise of Gru Belle Bottom (Voice) - 2021
20% 30% Coffee & Kareem Vanessa Manning (Character) - 2020
54% 76% The Best of Enemies Ann Atwater (Character) $10.2M 2019
42% 34% What Men Want Ali Davis (Character),
Executive Producer
$54.6M 2019
17% 51% Acrimony Melinda (Character) $43.5M 2018
87% 100% This Changes Everything Herself (Character) - 2018
25% 46% Proud Mary Mary (Character),
Executive Producer
$20.2M 2018
88% 65% Ralph Breaks the Internet Yesss (Voice) $201.1M 2018
0% 32% Term Life Samantha Thurman (Character) $13K 2016
No Score Yet 41% La era de hielo: El gran robo del huevo Ethel (Voice) - 2016
93% 93% Hidden Figures Katherine Johnson (Character) $169.3M 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seasons of Love Jackie (Character) - 2014
22% 59% Think Like a Man Too Lauren (Character) $65.1M 2014
12% 55% No Good Deed Terry (Character),
Executive Producer
$52.5M 2014
No Score Yet 71% From the Rough Catana Starks (Character) - 2013
54% 79% Think Like a Man Lauren (Character) $91.5M 2012
37% 41% Larry Crowne B'Ella (Character) $35.6M 2011
71% 84% Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Taraji (Character) $7.7M 2011
No Score Yet 76% Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Tiffany Rubin (Character) - 2011
66% 31% The Good Doctor Nurse Theresa (Character) $4.1K 2011
66% 67% The Karate Kid Sherry Parker (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 23% Once Fallen Pearl (Character) - 2010
66% 55% Date Night Det. Arroyo (Character) $98.7M 2010
25% 22% Peep World Mary (Character) $10.9K 2010
31% 67% Not Easily Broken Clarice Johnson (Character) $10.6M 2009
61% 81% Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself April (Character) $51.7M 2009
No Score Yet 69% Hurricane Season Dayna Collins (Character) - 2009
71% 80% The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Queenie (Character) $127.5M 2008
53% 61% Tyler Perry's the Family That Preys Pam (Character) $37M 2008
31% 62% Smokin' Aces Sharice Watters (Character) $35.6M 2007
83% 77% Talk to Me Vernell (Character) $4.5M 2007
61% 72% Something New Nedra (Character) $11.4M 2006
52% 80% Four Brothers Camille Mercer (Character) $74.5M 2005
83% 83% Hustle & Flow Shug (Character) $22.2M 2005
17% 69% Hair Show Tiffany (Character) $303K 2004
71% 87% Baby Boy Yvette (Character) $28.7M 2001
No Score Yet 89% All or Nothing Kiko (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man Bess Pinckney (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 42% Satan's School for Girls Paige (Character) - 2000

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 58% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2015-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Guest 2015-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Extra Guest 2016-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2020 2017-2018 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2019-2020 2017 2015 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2018-2020
84% 49% Empire Cookie Lyon (Character) 2015-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2019-2020 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today 3rd Hour Guest 2020
100% 73% Desus & Mero Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2018-2019 2016 2009-2010
No Score Yet 40% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dish Nation Guest 2016-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2019 2017 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.TV Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Van Jones Show Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Strahan & Sara Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2018-2019 2014-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The View Guest 2015-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sister Circle Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dr. Oz Show Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jess Cagle Interview Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Kathie Lee & Hoda Guest 2017-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2018-2019 2016
No Score Yet 12% The Alec Baldwin Show Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet GMA Day Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Little Help With Carol Burnett Unknown (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tinder Takeover Guest 2018
No Score Yet 25% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2018 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chew Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sunday Today With Willie Geist Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Guest 2017
85% 77% The Simpsons Praline (Guest Voice) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Real Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Insider Guest 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet LIVE with Kelly Host 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steve Harvey Guest 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest,
Host
2013-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Our World With Black Enterprise Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lip Sync Battle Contestant 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Host 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mo'Nique Show Unknown (Character) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show Guest 2011-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet 106 & Park Unknown (Character),
Guest
2014 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Arsenio Hall Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2013
92% 78% Person of Interest Joss Carter (Character) 2011-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2012-2013
No Score Yet 75% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Anderson Host 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2009-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lopez Tonight Guest 2010
No Score Yet 62% The Cleveland Show Chanel (Guest Voice) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet ES.TV Guest 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kickin' It: With Byron Allen Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2009
60% No Score Yet Eli Stone Angela Scott (Guest Star) 2008
86% 90% Boston Legal Whitney Rome (Character) 2007-2008
No Score Yet 84% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
90% 96% House Moira (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Half & Half Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Division Inspector Raina Washington (Character) 2003-2004

QUOTES FROM Taraji P. Henson CHARACTERS

Queenie says: You never know what's comin' for you.

Lauren says: There is no such thing as a perfect man.

Queenie says: You never know what's comin' for you.

Queenie says: You never know what's coming for you.

Pam says: I am tired of her looking down her nose at us... like we didn't live in the same house or the same neighborhood!

Andrea says: I didn't like it then, and I don't like it now.

Alice Pratt says: This is your sister! When are you two going to act like it?

Sherry Parker says: Who on earth would want a career move to China out of all the countries in the world! The Chineese them self trying to get out of China!!!