Queen Latifah


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Often considered hip-hop's first lady (though some would attribute that to Roxanne Shanté), the woman behind the moniker Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Rita (Bray), a teacher, and Lancelot Owens Sr. She came from a police family-both her father and her older brother ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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Hairspray Motormouth Maybelle
(2007)
Chicago Matron Mama Morton
(2002)
(2003)
Taxi Isabelle 'Belle' Williams
(2004)

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  Untitled Solvan Naim Project (executive producer) (announced)
  Equalizer (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Paper Chase (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Equalizer (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Tiger Rising (executive producer) (post-production)
 2020 The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2019 Scream: The TV Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Blindspots (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Endgame (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Ports in the Storm (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Man Behind the Mask (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Devil's Night (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018-2019 Star (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- When the Levee Breaks (2019) ... (producer)
- Proud Mary Keep On (2019) ... (producer)
- Square One (2019) ... (producer)
- Lean on Me (2019) ... (producer)
- Amazing Grace (2019) ... (producer)
 2019/I Ballet After Dark (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2019/III The Trap (executive producer)
 2016-2019 The Rap Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 31 episodes)
- Bonus Track (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Final Battle (2019) ... (executive producer)
- SuperNova (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Fight for Your Life (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Stay Woke (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Flint (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2017 The Best Place to Be (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2017 The Pop Game (TV Series) (exectutive Producer)
 2016 The Secrets of Emily Blair (executive producer)
 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail the Queens (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2016 The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Curvy Style with Timothy Snell (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 The Art of Organized Noize (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 The Perfect Match (executive producer)
 2016 From the Bottom Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Main Event ... (executive producer)
- Changes and Challenges ... (executive producer)
- Meet Me at the Alter ... (executive producer)
- Bahama Mamas ... (executive producer)
- Unstable ... (executive producer)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015/III Brotherly Love (executive producer)
 2015 November Rule (executive producer)
 2011-2014 Let's Stay Together (TV Series) (executive producer - 47 episodes)
- Hooked on You (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Breakdowns and Billy Clubs (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Hairy Situations (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Game Over (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Cam-Paign in My Butt (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Percentage (executive producer)
 2013 House of Bodies (executive producer)
 2013 Let the Church Say Amen (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Single Ladies (TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes)
- Finally (2012) ... (executive producer - as Dana Owens)
- Still in Love with You (2012) ... (executive producer - as Dana Owens)
- All or Nothing (2012) ... (executive producer - as Dana Owens)
- Stormy Weather (2012) ... (executive producer - as Dana Owens)
- Fast Love (2012) ... (executive producer - as Dana Owens)
 2012 The Next (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 The Star Next Door (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 I Kissed a Girl (associate producer - as Dana Owens)
 2012 Joyful Noise (executive producer)
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie) (producer)
 2010 Just Wright (producer)
 2009 Broke & Famous (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday (producer)
 2007 Wifey (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (executive producer)
 2007 Life Support (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Beauty Shop (producer)
 2004 The Cookout (producer)
 2003 Bringing Down the House (executive producer)
 1999 Queen Latifah Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Mariott Courtyard Hotels (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Interviews | 11 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Google+ | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dana Owens

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being considered a role model] There's no way I can represent for everyone. I can't represent for all women or all big women or all black women. It's important for people not to make celebrities their source of who they should be in life. I can't take on the pressure of being perfect. Nobody is. See more »

Trivia:

Was in attendance at the wedding of her The Secret Life of Bees (2008) co-star Alicia Keys to Swizz Beatz (July 31, 2010). See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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