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Queen Latifah

Latifah at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.
Background information
Birth name Dana Elaine Owens
Also known as Queen Latifah, The Queen of Rap
Born March 18, 1970 (1970-03-18) (age 40)
Origin Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres R&B, soul, jazz, hip-hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer, rapper, actress, spokesperson,author
Instruments Piano, vocals
Years active 1988–present
Labels Verve, Interscope, Motown, Tommy Boy, Warner Bros., PolyGram
Website www.QueenLatifah.com
.Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970),[1] better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, actress, and singer.^ Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey.Her parents, Lance and Rita Owens, separated in 1978.

^ When was queen latifah born?
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^ Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens in Newark, NJ on March 18, 1970.
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.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.^ She has won a Golden Globe award, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination.
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^ In her prolific carrer, 'The Queen' has won a Golden Globe award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award.
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^ She was nominated for an Oscar, an Golden Globe, and a Screen Actor's Guild Award the following year.

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Early life

.Latifah was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Rita, a schoolteacher who worked at Irvington High School, and Lancelot Owens, Sr, a police officer.^ Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens on March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.
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^ Queen Latifah, born Dana Owens in Newark, New Jersey, is a crossover entertainment sensation.
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^ A native of Newark, New Jersey, Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens on March 18th, 1970.
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[2][3][4] Her parents divorced when Latifah was ten.[4] .Latifah was raised in the Baptist church.^ The intellectually gifted Latifah first began singing in the choir at Shiloh Baptist Church in Bloomfield, New Jersey.
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^ Dana Owens of Newark was raised Baptist and named herself Latifah as a child, after learning it was Arabic for “delicate, sensitive and kind.” At 38, she has already had numerous careers.
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[5] .Her stage name, Latifah (لطيفة), meaning "delicate" and "gentle" in Arabic, was given to her by her cousin when she was eight.^ Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens in Newark, NJ, on March 18, 1970; her Muslim cousin gave her the nickname Latifah -- an Arabic word meaning "delicate" or "sensitive" --...
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^ Birth Name: Dana Elaine Owens Birth Place: Newark, NJ Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/18/1970, Pisces Profession: Actor; singer; rapper Queen Latifah Fast Facts: As a teen, was nicknamed "Latifah," an Arabic word meaning delicate or sensitive, by a cousin.
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^ Queen Latifah, born Dana Owens in Newark, New Jersey, was nicknamed "Latifah" (which means "delicate" and "sensitive" in Arabic) at the age of eight by a black Muslim cousin.
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[4] .Always a large girl, the 5'10" tall Latifah was a power forward on her high school basketball team.^ She’s 37 years old and she played power forward on her high school basketball team.
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^ She added popular music, especially rap, to her repertoire around the time she entered Irvington High School, where she also played power forward on her school's championship basketball team.
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^ She added popular music,especially rap, to her repertoire around the time she entered Irvington High School, where she also played power forward on her school's championship basketball team.

[6][7] .She performed the number "Home" from the musical The Wiz in a high school play.^ As a youngster, she starred in her high school's production of The Wiz, and began rapping in high school with a group called Ladies Fresh, in which she also served as a human beatbox.
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^ The rapper-turned-actress and Oscar nominee for her role as Matron Mama Morton in Chicago has had an increasing number of high-profile roles since that breakout performance.
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^ She’s 37 years old and she played power forward on her high school basketball team.
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[8]

Music career

Beginning (1988–1989)

.Latifah started beatboxing for the rap group Ladies Fresh.^ Queen Latifah started her career beatboxing for the rap group Ladies Fresh.
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^ In high school she was a member of the all-female rap group Ladies Fresh, and, while studying communications at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, she recorded a demo tape that caught the attention of Tommy Boy Records , which signed the 18-year-old.
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^ She began her career in East Orange, N.J., beatboxing with a girl group called Ladies Fresh while in high school.
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.Latifah was one of the members of the original version of the Flavor Unit, which, at that time, was a crew of MCs grouped around producer DJ Mark the 45 King.^ TWS and Latifah at the 4:45 mark: .
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^ One is a rap record which will feature performances by Missy Elliot and several up-and-coming Flavor Unit artists, and the other is a jazz-influenced collection of original songs and classics covered by Queen Latifah.

^ One is a rap record which will feature performances by Missy Elliot and several up–and–coming Flavor Unit artists, and the other is a jazz–influenced collection of original songs and classics covered by Queen Latifah.
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In 1988, DJ Mark the 45 King heard a demo version of Latifah's single "Princess of the Posse" and gave the demo to Fab Five Freddy, who was the host of Yo! MTV Raps.

Rapping (1989–2002)

.Freddy helped Latifah sign with Tommy Boy Records, which released Latifah's first album All Hail the Queen in 1989, when she was nineteen.^ Latifah later signed with Motown Records after Tommy Boy Records didn't re-sign her contract.
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^ Queen Latifah released Persona .
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^ The successful release of All Hail the Queen in 1989, made Latifah the first popular female rap artist.
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[4] .That year, she appeared as Referee on the UK label Music of Life album "1989—The Hustlers Convention (live)". In 1998, Co Produced by Ro Smith now CEO of Def Ro Inc.^ With the release of her new album Black Reign and the success of her television show Living Single , it should have been the time of her life, but instead it was a nightmare to live through.
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^ The album is a tribute to Queen Latifah's talents and her musical tastes, and a an example of what the so-called hip-hop generation can produce, when we allow them to grow up.
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^ The same year, she appeared in the films Sphere and Living Out Loud, singing several jazz standards in the latter.
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she released her fourth hip-hop album Order in the Court.

Singing (2003–2007)

.After Order in the Court, Latifah shifted primarily to sing lyrics in soul music and jazz standards, which she had used sparingly in her previous hip-hop-oriented records.^ She’s a hip-hop pioneer who, a few years ago, relased a CD of sweetly crooned standards, titled simply “The Dana Owens Album”.
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^ Born Dana Elaine Owens, but better known as Queen Latifah, the First Lady of Hip-Hop was also the first rapper to land an Oscar nomination (for Chicago).
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^ Hip-hop artist, acclaimed actress and daring diva Queen Latifah, saw one of h...
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.In 2004, she released the soul/jazz standards The Dana Owens Album.^ The Dana Owens Album lyrics [2004] .

^ Towards the end of 2004, Queen Latifah released the album, The Dana Owens Album.

^ The Dana Owens Album September 28, 2004 $9.49 .
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.On July 11, 2007, Latifah sang at the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles as the headlining act in a live jazz concert.^ On July 11th, 2007, Latifah made her singing debut at the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles as the headliner act in a live jazz concert.
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^ Latifah, whose last album, 2007’s Trav’lin Light , was a collection of jazz and R&B standards, says she “just about” wrote all the rhymes for it.
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^ As Latifah demonstrated both in Living Out Loud (1998) and her Oscar-nominated performance in Chicago (2002), her vocal talent is as impressive as her acting.
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.Before a crowd of more than 12,400, she was backed by a 10-piece live orchestra and three backup vocalists, The Queen Latifah Orchestra.^ Back to the top Images of Queen Latifah .
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^ More products on Queen Latifah » .
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^ More Gossip about Queen Latifah .
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.Latifah performed new arrangements of standards including "California Dreaming," first made popular by '60s icons The Mamas & the Papas.^ In the concert, Latifah performed new arrangements of standards including California Dreaming, first made popular by '60s icons The Mama's and The Papa's.
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^ The successful release of All Hail the Queen in 1989, made Latifah the first popular female rap artist.
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^ With the single "Ladies First" getting much airplay, Latifah was soon looked upon as one of the leaders of this new mainstream musical genre called rap.
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.Later in 2007, Latifah released an album entitled Trav'lin' Light.^ Trav’lin’ Light Queen Latifah .
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^ Poetry Man from Trav'lin' Light .
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^ In 2007, Queen Latifah released her album Trav'lin Light that led to a Grammy nomination.
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.Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Joe Sample, George Duke, Christian McBride, and Stevie Wonder made guest appearances.^ Trav'lin' Light followed with a similar format in 2007, ranging from the Pointer Sisters to Shirley Horn, with guest appearances from Joe Sample, George Duke, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott.
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^ Latifah toured the U.S. as part of The Sugar Water Festival with fellow soul sisters, Erykah Badu and Jill Scott.
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^ Reviews of these concerts suggest that she is not answering with clarity or certainty, that the band behind her (sans Stevie, Joe Sample, Christian McBride and other ringers on the disc) is fairly bland, but that the Queen’s personality still carries the day.
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[9] .It was nominated for a Grammy in the "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album" category.^ Latifah was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance ("Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here").
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^ Queen Latifah was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album ( Trav'in' Light ).
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^ She performed one of her songs off the album at the 2005 Grammys, where she was nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album.
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[10]
In 2009, Latifah, along with the Jubilation Choir, recorded the title track on the album Oh Happy Day: An All-Star Music Celebration, covering the song the Edwin Hawkins Singers made popular in 1969.[11]

Return to hip hop (2008–present)

.In 2008, Latifah was asked if she would make another hip-hop album.^ She’s a hip-hop pioneer who, a few years ago, relased a CD of sweetly crooned standards, titled simply “The Dana Owens Album”.
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^ Born Dana Elaine Owens, but better known as Queen Latifah, the First Lady of Hip-Hop was also the first rapper to land an Oscar nomination (for Chicago).
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^ She recently added another to the string of firsts found on her resume when she became the first hip-hop artist to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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.She was quoted saying the album was done already and it would be called "All Hail the Queen II". It was rumored that the album would be named "The 'L' Word". When asked about the rumor, she stated it was her attempt to "mess with people's heads" referring to rumors that she is lesbian.^ In 1989, she released her first album, All Hail to the Queen .
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^ All hail the Queen!
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^ I would probably say Queen Latifah.
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[12] .On September 12, 2008, Rolling Stone reported that Queen Latifah is working on a new album entitled, Persona.^ Queen Latifah released Persona .
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^ NEW VIDEO: QUEEN LATIFAH ft.
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^ Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums .
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.The cover of this album has a striking resemblance to the video game, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona.^ VIDEO: Usher – “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)” Sneak Peek The Game Graces the Cover of The Source Magazine!
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.Not only do the different versions of Latifah line up in a similar fashion to the cover of the Playstation Portable game, but Latifah's cover uses a very similar font, with only slight differences such as the 'e' in Persona turned counterclockwise.^ Huffpost - Queen Latifah As Gwen Ifill: SNL Lines Up VP Debate Sketch stumble reddit del.ico.us Huffington Post .
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^ No Jadakiss appearance as stated from the tracklist, but here’s the follow-up single from Queen Latifah’s upcoming album Persona, due out August 25th.
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^ Celebrities such as Queen Latifah , Emeril Lagasse and Mary Higgins Clark have brought in long lines of booklovers over the years.
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.The song "Cue the Rain" was released as the album's lead single.^ With the release of her new album Black Reign and the success of her television show Living Single , it should have been the time of her life, but instead it was a nightmare to live through.
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^ In 2004, she released The Dana Owens Album, a smooth mix of cover songs.
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^ Cue the Rain - Single .
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.She also has a song with Missy Elliott.^ Missy Elliott — Jonesin' Eb Style Dope video...makes me like the song a helluva lot more than when I first heard the track.
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[13]

Film and television

Early career (1993–2001)

.From 1993-1998, Latifah had a starring role on Living Single, a Fox sitcom;[4] she also wrote and performed its theme music.^ Khadijah James in Living Single (Fox, 1993-1997) .
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^ After starring as magazine editor Khadijah James on the FOX sitcom Living Single (1993-1998) and landing increasingly prominent film roles in Set It Off (1996), Living Out Loud (1998), and The Bone Collector (1999), she was given her own personal televised outlet in the form of The Queen Latifah Show in 1999.
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^ Queen Latifah has also found success acting with several movie appearances including Set It Off , House Party 2 , Juice , and Jungle Fever , and a popular TV sitcom Living Single which began airing on FOX. .
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.She began her film career in supporting roles in the 1991 and 1992 films House Party 2, Juice, and Jungle Fever.^ By this point, Latifah had already begun her acting career, appearing in Jungle Fever, House Party 2, and Juice, as well as the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
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^ Queen Latifah has also found success acting with several movie appearances including Set It Off , House Party 2 , Juice , and Jungle Fever , and a popular TV sitcom Living Single which began airing on FOX. .
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^ Her prior experience in the films Jungle Fever and Juice helped pave the way for this role, as well as open doors to such projects as Set It Off, Sphere and The Bone Collector in the late '90s.
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.She had her own talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, from 1999 to 2001.^ The Queen Latifah Show, a daytime talk show, debuted in 1999 and ran in syndication until 2001.
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^ Also, how does Queen Latifah get ready for the biggest award show in the world?
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^ Latifah herself soon branched out into other media, appearing in movies and sitcoms and even hosting her own talk show.
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.She also had recurring roles during the second season (1991-1992) of the NBC hit The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.^ By this point, Latifah had already begun her acting career, appearing in Jungle Fever, House Party 2, and Juice, as well as the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
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^ Synopsis: The big news during The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 's fourth season is the arrival of new cast member Daphne Maxwell Reid , replacing Janet Hubert-Whitten in the role of Vivian Banks, the wealthy but down-to-earth aunt of wise-guy West Philly transplant Will Smith ( Will Smith ).
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^ Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, The - The Complete 1st Season (5...
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She made a guest role as herself on Hangin' with Mr. Cooper in 1993. 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).[4] .She played the role of Thelma in the 1999 movie adaptation of Jeffrey Deavers' The Bone Collector, alongside Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.^ She later played the role of Thelma in the 1999 movie adaptation of Jeffrey Deavers' The Bone Collector alongside Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.
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^ Latifah could also be seen in the TV mini-series Mama Flora's Family (a Roots sequel) on CBS, and in The Bone Collector with Denzel Washington.
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^ Red Dragon / The Bone Collector - Internet Movie Downloads leigh, January 27, 2009 ...his revelation of the murder scenes.
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Mainstream Success (2002–present)

.Although she had already received some critical acclaim, she gained mainstream success after being cast as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Oscar-winning musical Chicago, the recipient of the Best Picture Oscar.^ Although she had already received some critical acclaim, she gained mainstream success after being cast as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Oscar-winning musical Chicago, the recipient of the Best Picture Oscar.
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^ The Queen was inspired to cut loose on 20th century standards by the success of her Oscar-nominated performance as Mama Morton in Chicago , where she proved herself a singer to be reckoned with, delivering the goods on “When You’re Good to Mama” and other songs.
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^ She became the first hip-hop artist to be crowned with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was nominated for an Oscar for her memorable role as Mama Morton in Chicago.
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[4] .Latifah received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role, but lost to co-star Catherine Zeta-Jones.^ Queen Latifah was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago .
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^ Queen Latifah was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago .
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^ Queen Latifah was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago .
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[4] .Latifah is one of three hip-hop artists to receive an Academy Award nomination in an acting category (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago, 2002).^ Queen Latifah was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago .
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^ It was her 2002 performance in Chicago however, that garnered her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2003.
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^ Queen Latifah was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago .
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.The others are Will Smith (Best Actor, Ali, 2001, and Best Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness, 2006).^ Actors: Will Smith , James Avery , Daphne Maxwell Reid , Alfonso Ribeiro , Karyn Parsons , Tatyana Ali , Joseph Marcell .
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and Mark Wahlberg (Best Supporting Actor) "The Departed") 2006.
.In 2003, she starred with Steve Martin in the film Bringing Down the House, which was a major success at the box office.^ In 2003 she co-starred with Steve Martin in the film Bringing Down the House, which was a big success at the box office.
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^ In 2003, Latifah produced and starred in Bringing Down the House with famed comedian Steve Martin.
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^ Shes already made another ten movies since, including Bringing Down the House, Barbershop 2, Beauty Shop, Taxi, and The Cookout.
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[4] .She also recorded a song "Do Your Thing" for the soundtrack.^ Please listen to this song which I wrote and recorded about your boobs: .
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.Since then, she has had both leading and supporting roles in a multitude of films that received varied critical and box office receptions, including films such as Scary Movie 3, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Taxi, Kung Faux, Beauty Shop, and Hairspray.^ Since then, she has had both leading and supporting roles in a multitude of films that received varied critical and box office receptions, including Scary Movie 3, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Taxi, and Beauty Shop.
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^ Since then, she has had both leading and supporting roles in a multitude of films that received varied critical and box office receptions, including Scary Movie 3, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Taxi, Kung Faux, and Beauty Shop.
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^ Queen Latifah could be seen in the film Barbershop 2: Back In Business .
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.In early 2006, Latifah appeared in a romantic comedy/drama entitled Last Holiday.^ Her latest film, released in early 2006, is a romantic comedy/drama entitled Last Holiday.
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^ And in November shell appear in Stranger than Fiction, a romantic comedy co-starring Will Ferrell and Dustin Hoffman.
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^ By rss@youtube.com (chuckthemovieguy) Chuck the Movieguy interviews Queen Latifah for the movie Last Holiday Author: chuckthemovieguy Keywords: queen latifah last holiday chuck the movieguy Added: February 25, 2008 .
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[4] .Film critic Richard Roeper stated that "this is the Queen Latifah performance I've been waiting for ever since she broke into movies".[14] Also in 2006, Latifah voiced Ellie, a friendly mammoth, in the animated film, Ice Age: The Meltdown (her first voice appearance in an animated film), and also appeared in the drama Stranger Than Fiction.^ Queen Latifah could be seen in the film Stranger Than Fiction .
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^ Also, I think the animation on the ICE AGE movies is incredible.
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^ Queen Latifah could be heard as one of the voices in the animated film Ice Age 2: The Meltdown .
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.She has starred in two movie remakes (Taxi and Last Holiday), five sequels (House Party 2, Scary Movie 3, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Ice Age: The Meltdown and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs), one spinoff (Beauty Shop), two movies based on books (The Bone Collector and The Secret Life of Bees) and two screen adaptations of musicals (Chicago and Hairspray).^ During the years between the releases, she acted in several movies, including Taxi, Beauty Shop, Last Holiday, and Hairspray.
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^ Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Blu-ray) .
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^ Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” star Queen Latifah sits down with Access to chat about why this movie is different from the others and why it appeals to both kids and adults.
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[15] .The summer of 2007 brought Latifah triple success in the big-screen version of the Broadway smash hit Hairspray, in which she acted, sang, and danced.^ On July 11th, 2007, Latifah made her singing debut at the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles as the headliner act in a live jazz concert.
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^ Queen Latifah had her high success with the release of Black Reign which included the Top 20 hit " U.N.I.T.Y. " The LP gave Latifah more exposure on radio and on video channels.
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^ Film version of Hairspray hits theaters today .

.The film rated highly with critics.^ Although the film did not win over the critics, Latifah was again highly praised for her role.
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.It starred, among others, John Travolta (Grease), Michelle Pfeiffer (Stardust), Allison Janney (Juno), James Marsden (Enchanted), Christopher Walken (Catch Me If You Can) and Zac Efron (High School Musical).^ As a youngster, she starred in her high school's production of The Wiz, and began rapping in high school with a group called Ladies Fresh, in which she also served as a human beatbox.
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^ Latifah plays Motormouth Maybelle, in a cast that also includes Christopher Walken , Michelle Pfeiffer and an in-drag John Travolta , reprising the role originated by Divine .
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^ By rss@youtube.com (PopstarMagazine) Zac Efron, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Elijah Kelley and James Marsden performed songs from the movie Hairspray on the Today Show in NYC! Be sure to check out that movie (it opens today!
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.Also in 2007, she portrayed an HIV-positive woman in the film Life Support, a role for which she garnered her first Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy nomination.^ Portrayed (also produced) an HIV-positive woman in the HBO movie "Life Support"; earned an Emmy nomination for Best Actress .
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^ She’s won a Golden Globe , two Screen Actors Guild Awards , and a Grammy to match six other nominations, an Emmy nomination and an Academy Award nomination for her part in Chicago .
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^ She was nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award the following year.
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.For her work, Queen Latifah received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on January 4, 2006, located at 6915 Hollywood Blvd.^ By CBS News Rapper/singer/actress Queen Latifah got the "star" treatment on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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^ Rapper/singer/actress Queen Latifah got the "star" treatment on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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^ Queen Latifah gets her Star on the Walk of Fame .
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.Latifah produced the 2007 film The Perfect Holiday.^ By rss@youtube.com (theweekendgamer) Mo from The WeekendGamer kicks it with the beautiful Queen Latifah producer for The Perfect Holiday.
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^ Queen Latifah could be seen in the film Last Holiday with LL Cool J .
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^ Sued a small film production company that helped finance the movie THE PERFECT HOLIDAY, saying she had not been paid any money for the film.
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.In addition to producing the film, Latifah starred alongside Terrence Howard, Morris Chestnut, Gabrielle Union, Charles Q. Murphy, Jill Marie Jones, and Faizon Love.^ Latifah deservedly netted an Oscar nomination for this role, but lost to Catherine Zeta-Jones , who played Velma Kelly in the same film.
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^ Author: theweekendgamer Keywords: Queen Latifah Perfect Holiday Terrence Howard Gabrielle Union Morris Chestnut Flava unit Added: December 25, 2007 .
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^ This was an incredible experience playing along side such talent as Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut and Charlie Murphy.
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[16] .In 2008, Latifah appeared in the crime comedy Mad Money opposite Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton as well as Katie Holmes and Ted Danson.^ Mad Money (2008) Hot Money .
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^ Queen Latifah's Award: NAACP Image Awards: Best Actress in a TV movie, miniseries or dramatic special, Life Support (2008) .
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^ By: HollywoodChicago.com BET 106 & PARK QUEEN LATIFAH KATIE HOLMES DIANE KEATON MAD MONEY 2008-01-17 17:50:00 Queen Latifah was making the rounds promoting her new movie 'Mad Money.'
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.She appeared on Saturday Night Live on October 4, 2008, as moderator Gwen Ifill impersonator in a comedic sketch depicting the recent vice-presidential debate.^ We don't know if Tina Fey will be back on Saturday Night Live this weekend as Sarah Palin, but if the show indeed spoofs tonight's vice presidential debate, at least one impersonator appears to be confirmed: Queen Latifah as moderator Gwen Ifill.
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^ TMZ reported today that Queen Latifah would be appearing on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend in the role of VP debate moderator Gwen Ifill: Well-pl...

^ More Articles in Magazine » A version of this article appeared in print on October 5, 2008, on page MM48 of the New York edition.
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[17] .In 2009, Latifah was a presenter at the 81st Academy Awards, presenting the segment honoring film professionals who had died during 2008 and singing "I'll Be Seeing You" during the montage.^ The film, which will feature a screenplay by Michael Elliot, involves a sports trainer who falls for a professional basketball player who she is helping to recover from an injury.
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^ But in a movie, you’re here for the two hours to watch this film, so hopefully you’re captured by what you see on the screen.
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^ December 17th, 2009 12:53 am ET Latifah, Has anyone told you that Jesus Loves you and won"t hurt you like the man did.
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.Latifah spoke at Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles.^ Many celebrities such as Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah , Adam Sandler and Michael Jackson are fans of the Harry Potter series.
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^ Many celebrites such as Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah , Adam Sandler and Michael Jackson are fans of the Harry Potter series.
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^ Posted July 09, 2009 7:21:00 AM See All: queen latifah michael jackson .
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.She also hosted the 2010 People's Choice Awards.^ The countdown to the People's Choice Awards 2010 is on!
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^ The 2010 People's Choice Awards aired on Wednesday night.
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^ People's Choice Awards: Red Carpet Ladies Red carpet photos of the ladies at the 2010 People's Choice Awards.

.Latifah sang America the Beautiful at Super Bowl XLIV hosted in Miami, Florida on February 7, 2010 with Carrie Underwood.^ XL Queen Latifah enjoys some fun in the sun on the beach in Miami, Florida on Monday.
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^ [SPOTTED] Queen Latifah in Miami 2008-06-03 05:39:00 Actress Queen Latifah was spotted with a “friend” enjoying the beautiful Miami beach earlier today.
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^ Best click to like click: dislike rated Video: Michael Hundgen - People's Choice Awards Queen Latifah, Carrie Underwood, CBS Early Show .
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Books

.Latifah wrote an autobiography, which was published in 1999 by HarperCollins - Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman (ISBN 0688156231).^ Latifah is a very confident and strong black woman and I respect her for it.
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^ Latifah responded to gay rumors in her 1999 autobiography by saying: .
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^ As she recounts in her 1999 autobiography, Girls First, a terrified Latifah hesitated at the edge of a fifty-foot Jamaican cliff, not wanting to take the planned leap into the ocean below.
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Products and endorsements

Latifah is a celebrity spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics, Curvation ladies underwear, Pizza Hut and Jenny Craig.[18] .She represents her own line of cosmetics for women of color called the CoverGirl Queen Collection and has starred in several commercials for the line, as well as a commercial with fellow spokeswoman and singer Faith Hill.^ Her new line, Queen Collection, targets women of color and is available at Walgreen's and CVS. .
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^ Queen latifah's website is called with the cosmetics?
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^ One of the most well-renowned hip hop pioneers, first successful female rappers, actress, singer, record label owner and cosmetic line face behind Cover Girl's Queen collection has a new business plan--and it smells like Cognac, vanilla, Egyptian musk and other "royal" aromas.
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.In time for the 2009 holiday season, she has launched a perfume line called "Queen."^ Queen Latifah is coming to Chicago for Queen by Queen Latifah perfume debut 2009-11-13 01:38:00 Queen by Queen Latifah perfume ad All hail the queen.
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^ Queen Latifah to Launch Her Own Fragrance 2008-06-04 05:11:00 Queen Latifah had joined the list of celebs to launch her own perfume.
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^ I would love to try the new Queen line but I am having a hard time finding it here in Dallas.
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Personal life

.Raised in East Orange, New Jersey, she has been a resident of Colts Neck, New Jersey.^ So, yeah, I mean I remember being 16 years old from Jersey, but I was all the way hanging out in Brooklyn and East New York.
  • Queen Latifah: Singin' In The Reign | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: General]

^ Real Name: Dana Elaine Owens Profile: Born: March 18, 1970, East Orange, New Jersey Sites: MySpace Aliases: Dana Owens Variations: All .
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[19] Latifah's older brother Lancelot Jr. was killed in 1992 in an accident involving a motorcycle that Latifah had recently bought him.[4] .Latifah still wears the key to the motorcycle around her neck,[4] which can be seen throughout her performance in her sitcom Living Single.^ Queen Latifah has also found success acting with several movie appearances including Set It Off , House Party 2 , Juice , and Jungle Fever , and a popular TV sitcom Living Single which began airing on FOX. .
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^ After achieving major success as a rapper, Latifah gained similar notoriety as an actress, mainly through her own hit television show, Living Single .
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^ After Living Single was canceled in 1997, Latifah returned to the recording studio and finally began work on her fourth album.
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.She also dedicated Black Reign to him.^ During the grieving process, she wrote the album, Black Reign, for him, which went platinum.
  • Generation J 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.aumag.org [Source type: Original source]

In 1993, Latifah was the victim of a carjacking, which also resulted in the shooting of a friend. .In 1996, she was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a loaded handgun.^ The following year when she was stopped for speeding, she was arrested when the police found a loaded .38-caliber pistol and marijuana in the car.
  • Her Highness, Queen Latifah, Still Rules - NYTimes.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Queen Latifah was arrested for drug and weapons charges after she was stopped for speeding in California and a loaded gun and marijuana were found in the vehicle.
  • Rock On The Net: Queen Latifah 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.rockonthenet.com [Source type: General]

^ That same year, Latifah was pulled over for speeding and was arrested when a loaded gun and marijuana were discovered in her vehicle; she pled guilty to the charges and was fined.
  • Amazon.com: Queen Latifah: MP3 Downloads 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]
  • MySpace - Queen Latifah - 39 - Female - Newark, NEW JERSEY - myspace.com/108905200 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[20] .In her 1999 autobiography, Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman, Latifah discussed how her brother's death led to a bout of depression and drug abuse, from which she later recovered.^ After experiencing her brother's death in the early 1990s (which inspired much of the determination found on Black Reign ) and having been a victim of car-jacking, Latifah has shown how to rise above tragedy with class, direction and empowerment.
  • Rock On The Net: Queen Latifah 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.rockonthenet.com [Source type: General]

^ DX: After your brother passed away, you have said that you had severe depression which led you to some bad decisions.
  • Queen Latifah: Singin' In The Reign | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: General]

^ Latifah later confessed the incident was unfortunate and reflected a downward spiral resulting from the car-jacking and the continuing feelings of loss over her brother's death.
  • Rock On The Net: Queen Latifah 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.rockonthenet.com [Source type: General]

.In early 2003, Latifah had breast reduction surgery which downsized her F size breasts to a double D cup size, as a way to reduce shoulder and back pain from carrying such a heavy “load”.^ Best click to like click: dislike rated Video: Michael Hundgen - People's Choice Awards Queen Latifah, Carrie Underwood, CBS Early Show .
  • YouTube, Queen Latifah - Boxxet 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She also works out with a trainer and kickboxes.[21]
.Latifah stated in an Essence magazine interview that she was sexually abused as a child by a teenage babysitter.^ Queen Latifah's Trivia: Was sexually abused by a teenage male babysitter when she was a child.
  • Queen Latifah Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Was sexually abused by a teenage male babysitter when she was a child.
  • Queen Latifah Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Queen Latifah has recently come into the open to magazine Essence about the secret she had been withholding about her past as a sexually molested child by a teenager who had been entrusted with her care.
  • Queen Latifah Queen (2009): {Perfume Review} {New Fragrance} {Celebrity Scent} | The Scented Salamander: Perfume & Beauty Blog & Webzine 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.mimifroufrou.com [Source type: General]

Latifah was asked by Maya Angelou, who was unable to attend, to recite a poem written by Angelou at the memorial service for Michael Jackson in July 2009.

Discography

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Jungle Fever Lashawn
House Party 2 Zora
1992 Juice Ruffhouse M.C.
1996 Set It Off Cleopatra 'Cleo' Sims American Black Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
1997 Hoodlum Sulie
1998 Living Out Loud Liz Bailey Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Sphere Alice "Teeny" Fletcher
1999 The Bone Collector Thelma Nominated — Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
2002 Chicago Matron "Mama" Morton Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Roberto Benigni's Pinocchio Dove (English voice)
Brown Sugar Francine
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2003 Scary Movie 3 Aunt Shaneequa
Bringing Down the House Charlene Morton Producer
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Nominated — BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Film - Best Actress
Nominated — Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress
2004 Taxi Belle
The Cookout Security Guard (also producer)
Barbershop 2: Back in Business Gina BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie
2005 Beauty Shop Gina Norris Producer
Nominated — BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Theatrical Film
Nominated — Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Film - Best Actress
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2006 Stranger Than Fiction Penny Escher
Ice Age: The Meltdown Ellie Voice
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Last Holiday Georgia Byrd Nominated — Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2007 Life Support Ana Producer
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Lead - Drama Series or Special
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Prism Award for Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Hairspray Motormouth Maybelle Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Arctic Tale Narrator
The Perfect Holiday Mrs. Christmas Producer
2008 Mad Money Nina Brewster
What Happens in Vegas... Dr. Twitchell
The Secret Life of Bees August Boatwright Black Reel Award for Best Actress
Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Ellie Voice
2010 Valentine's Day Paula Thomas
Just Wright Leslie Wright Producer
Hairspray 2: White Lipstick Motormouth Maybelle

References

  1. ^ Jason Buchanan, Allmovie (2008). "Queen Latifah:Biography". MSN. http://movies.msn.com/celebrities/celebrity-biography/queen-latifah.1/. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 
  2. ^ Hyman, Vicki (2007-07-18). "The Queen holds court". The Star-Ledger. http://www.nj.com/entertainment/ledger/index.ssf?/base/entertainment-1/118473419494000.xml&coll=1. Retrieved 2007-07-21. 
  3. ^ Queen Latifah Biography (1970-)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Stated in interview on Inside the Actors Studio, 2006
  5. ^ Queen Latifah Discusses God, Jesus, Rap, and Her New Movie, 'Last Holiday,' in this Beliefnet Interview - Beliefnet.com
  6. ^ People.com bio
  7. ^ 'Queen' Of Many Hats, Queen Latifah Makes Jump From Hip Hop Artist To Actress - CBS News
  8. ^ Queen Latifah | Music Artist | Videos, News, Photos & Ringtones | MTV
  9. ^ "LATIFAH OPENING FATBURGER IN MIAMI: Plus, new album due September 25.". EURweb. July 17, 2007. http://www.eurweb.com/story/eur35097.cfm. 
  10. ^ GRAMMY.com
  11. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi, Queen Latifah go gospel for "Day"". Reuters. March 27, 2009. http://www.reuters.com/article/musicNews/idUSTRE52Q6WQ20090327. 
  12. ^ "Lesbian album scares Queen Latifah”". http://www.lesbilicious.co.uk/music/lesbian-album-scares-queen-latifah/. 
  13. ^ "Queen Latifah Returns to Hip-Hop With Dre on LP She Nearly Named “The L Word”". http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2008/09/12/queen-latifah-returns-to-hip-hop-with-dr-dre-on-lp-she-nearly-named-the-l-word/. 
  14. ^ Roger Ebert; Richard Roeper (January 9, 2006). "Reviews for the Weekend of January 7-8 2006". Movies.com. http://tvplex.go.com/buenavista/ebertandroeper/060109.html. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  15. ^ Queen Latifah needs some sleep
  16. ^ Roz Stevenson (March 1, 2006). "Queen Latifah Makes Animated Film Debut". EURWeb.com. http://eurweb.com/story/eur25611.cfm. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  17. ^ http://www.nbc.com/Saturday_Night_Live/video/clips/vp-debate-open-palin-biden/727421/
  18. ^ "Queen Latifah is the Newest Face of Jenny Craig", ETonline.com, January 10, 2008
  19. ^ "The Robertson Treatment Vol. 6.7; Queen Latifah holding court in Hollywood!", Baltimore Afro-American, March 28, 2003. She is 6 foot 1, about 200 pounds. Accessed December 11, 2007. "'I've always loved musicals,' admits the actress who was born Dana Owens and was raised in the East Orange, NJ area and who presently lives in Rumson, NJ."
  20. ^ "Queen Latifa arrested in California for carrying loaded pistol and the possession of marijuana". Jet. 1996-02-19. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1355/is_n14_v89/ai_18004767. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 
  21. ^ Suzanne Rozdeba; Ben Widdicombe (June 22, 2003). "To 'C' the Queen". New York Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/94618p-85741c.html. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 

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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Beauty Shop.^ Queen Latifah Tunes into 'Trav'lin' Light' Queen Latifah Reigns Over Music, Movies Queen Latifah Holds Court at the 'Beauty Shop'   NPR.org Home .
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.Queen Latifah (born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 1970) is a Grammy-winning American rapper/singer and Academy Award-nominated actress.^ Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH is planning a return to the microphone - because … .
  • Queen Latifah News | Queen Latifah Reveals Past as Sexual Abuse Victim 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.absolutepictures.com [Source type: General]

^ Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey.Her parents, Lance and Rita Owens, separated in 1978.

^ Queen Latifah was born on March 18, 1970 Who did Queen Latifah play in Life Support ?
  • Queen Latifah - Blockbuster Online 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]

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  • Next time... we will laugh more, we'll love more; we just won't be so afraid. .
  • Tanya, ain't such thing as a black country-western singer.^ Queen Latifah was Georgia Byrd in Last Holiday Who did Queen Latifah play in Beauty Shop ?
    • Queen Latifah - Blockbuster Online 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Last Holiday (2005) (movie) [Georgia Byrd] .

    .
  • What's with the K-Mart thing, huh?^ Queen Latifah was Georgia Byrd in Last Holiday Who did Queen Latifah play in Beauty Shop ?
    • Queen Latifah - Blockbuster Online 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.blockbuster.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Last Holiday (2005) (movie) [Georgia Byrd] .

    Is it cuz I'm black? IS IT CUZ I'M BLACK?!? .
    • As Gina Norris in Beauty Shop
  • You know what, you could be black, white, ghetto pass, no ghetto pass, ain't nobody using the N word (nigger) up in here, and no bitches and hoes either, except for the ones who don't leave a tip!^ Are you the one or know of any?

    ^ If you don't do it who else will?
    • Pop Quiz: Queen Latifah - SFGate 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC articles.sfgate.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Bucking with nobody She got to wear that for life (Who you calling a bitch?
    • QUEEN LATIFAH - U.N.I.T.Y. Lyrics 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.seeklyrics.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • As Gina Norris in Beauty Shop
  • You know what, you need to shut up because you're sounding really stupid right now.^ You know, it doesn`t add up.
    • Caylee Anthony Case Discussion Only - Crime Library Message Boards 15 September 2009 2:19 UTC boards.crimelibrary.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So right now I don’t know what will happen.
    • Generation J 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.aumag.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ GLAMOUR: The next film you’re shooting is Beauty Shop.
    • QUEEN LATIFAH | DennisHensley.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.dennishensley.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .You are lazy, you're wasting your life and you're wasting my time.^ You will have the time of your life!

    ^ You’re your own boss.
    • Queen Latifah: Singin' In The Reign | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If they are your heroes then check the life you’re living.
    • Cele|bitchy » Blog Archive » Queen Latifah to marry longterm partner 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Why don't you take your money and go buy a clue?^ Why don't you go kill yourselves now?
    • The Superficial - Queen Latifah in a swimsuit = jolly! 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Why don’t you just help them?
    • Queen Latifah: Singin' In The Reign | Hip Hop Interviews | HipHopDX 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The group wonders why women don't go to opening weekends, forgetting that people watch movies lots of other ways than at the multiplex,...
    • Queen Latifah - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • As Gina Norris in Beauty Shop
  • "You wait and you wait for somethin' big to happen...^ GLAMOUR: The next film you’re shooting is Beauty Shop.
    • QUEEN LATIFAH | DennisHensley.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.dennishensley.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If you had a beauty shop and somebody sat in your chair, would you be able to fake it?
    • QUEEN LATIFAH | DennisHensley.com 9 January 2010 14:36 UTC www.dennishensley.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ When big hair meets big dreams anything can happen and does in this high-energy comedy that proves you dont have to fit in to win.

    and then you find out you gon' die.

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  • Blues is rap, just singing it.

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[[File:|right|thumb|Queen Latifah]] Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey), best known under the name Queen Latifah is a singer, actress and model. She has won 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.


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