Taraji P. Henson

Taraji Penda 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 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)
Carpool Karaoke (2017)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (2 episodes)
Lip Sync Battle (2015)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
Empire (2015)
Starring as Cookie Lyon (75 episodes)
iHeart Radio Music Awards (2014)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)
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
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)
American Idol (2002)
Guest starring as Taraji Henson
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Christina
The View (1997)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
The Simpsons (1989)
Guest starring as Praline
Independent Spirit Awards (1986)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Hensen
Oscars (1953)
Guest starring as Taraji P. Henson (3 episodes)