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Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy, Shug in Hustle and Flow and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred in the CBS drama Person of Interest and currently stars on the Fox musical drama series Empire.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

The Breakfast Club on BET (2023)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Celebrity Prank Wars (2023)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Wine Down with Mary J. Blige (2023)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
America in Black (2023)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Daily Show (2023)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Jennifer Hudson Show (2022)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Abbott Elementary (2021)
Guest starring as Vanetta Teagues
  • Episode 2x21: Mom (Apr 12, 2023) [Special Guest Star]
That's My Jam (2021)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)
CBS Mornings (2021)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Hart to Heart (2021)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Legendary (2020)
Guest starring as Guest Judge
Celebrity IOU (2020)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
A Little Late with Lilly Singh (2019)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Guest Host
Tuca & Bertie (2019)
Guest starring as Additional Voices
The Alec Baldwin Show (2018)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
A Little Help with Carol Burnett (2018)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
  • Episode 1x10: Life (May 4, 2018)
The Van Jones Show (2018)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Hensen
Carpool Karaoke (2017)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Live with Kelly and Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)
Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist (2016)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
Lip Sync Battle (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
Hot Ones (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Empire (2015)
Starring as Cookie Lyon (102 episodes)
iHeart Radio Music Awards (2014)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (4 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (12 episodes)
The Arsenio Hall Show (2013)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
McDonalds 365 Black Awards (2013)
Starring as Host
Hollywood Game Night (2013)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
The Chew (2011)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Person of Interest (2011)
Starring as Jocelyn "Joss" Carter (54 episodes)
Guest starring as Jocelyn "Joss" Carter
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Talk (2010)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
The Cleveland Show (2009)
Guest starring as Chanel
Watch What Happens Live (2009)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
Guest starring as Judge
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (2009)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Spike Guys' Choice Awards (2007)
Starring as Host
House (2004)
Guest starring as Moira
  • Episode 2x06: Spin (Nov 15, 2005)
Boston Legal (2004)
Starring as Whitney Rome (11 episodes)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)
American Idol (2002)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
BET Awards (2001)
Starring as Host (2 episodes)
The Division (2001)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Christina
Felicity (1998)
Guest starring as R.A. #2
Guest starring as Art Student
The View (1997)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Sister, Sister (1994)
Guest starring as Briana
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Praline
Independent Spirit Awards (1986)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Hensen
American Music Awards (1974)
Starring as Host
Oscars (1953)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (4 episodes)
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)

Crew Credits

Empire (2015)
Episode crew as Director
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