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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Kate Hudson, born September 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, is a recording artist, actress and spokesperson. She came to prominence in 2004 as one of the finalists on the third season of American Idol coming in seventh place. She went on to win a Grammy Award for her eponymous debut album, Jennifer Hudson, which was released in 2008 and was certified gold by the RIAA for selling over 700,000 copies in the US; sales exceeded 1 million copies worldwide. She made her film debut in the 2006 film Dreamgirls which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Since then, Hudson had roles in 2008’s Sex in the City and The Secret Life of Bees Hudson is set to star in the 2011 film Winnie based on the life of Winnie Mandela.


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Born:
Sep 12, 1981 In Chicago, Illinois, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Series World Series 2018
Known For
Poster of Chi-Raq
Poster of The Late Late Show with James Corden
Poster of Dreamgirls
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Filmography

World Series (2018)

Series
as Unknown

Sandy Wexler (2017)

Comedy
Movie
as Courtney
5.3 82 votes

Sing (2016)

Animation Comedy Drama Family Music
Movie
as Young Nana (voice)
6.8 2099 votes

Confirmation (2016)

Drama History
Movie
as Angela Wright
6.9 53 votes

Hairspray Live! (2016)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Motormouth Maybelle
6.7 26 votes

Empire (2015)

Soap Drama Music
Series
as Michelle White
5.9 188 votes

The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)

Talk
Series
as Herself
5.0 12 votes

Chi-Raq (2015)

Music Drama Crime Comedy
Movie
as Irene
5.8 53 votes

And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

TV Movie Documentary
Movie
as Herself - Interviewee
7.2 13 votes

The Concert for Valor (2014)

TV Movie Music
Movie
as Herself - Performer
10. 1 votes

Lullaby (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Nurse Carrie
5.3 18 votes

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)

Drama
Movie
as Gloria
7.2 28 votes

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)

Drama
Movie
as Maggie
6.1 18 votes

Black Nativity (2013)

Drama Music
Movie
as Naima
5.8 15 votes

Always Whitney Houston (2012)

Documentary Music
Movie
8 1 votes

Smash (2012)

Drama
Series
as Veronica Moore
5.9 11 votes

The Three Stooges (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Sister Rosemary
4.9 121 votes

Winnie Mandela (2011)

Drama
Movie
as Winnie Mandela
5.2 5 votes

Hope for Haiti (2010)

Movie
as Herself
10. 2 votes

Michael Jackson Memorial (2009)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
5.5 3 votes

DJ Juice - The King is Back Mixtape Blend Dvd Vol. 70 (2009)

Music
Movie
6.0 1 votes

Sex and the City (2008)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Louise, Carrie's assistant
6.0 461 votes

Winged Creatures (2008)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Kathy Archenault
6.2 37 votes

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Adventure
Movie
as Rosaleen Daise
7.3 138 votes

Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007)

Family
Movie
as Herself
5.8 3 votes

Dreamgirls (2006)

Drama
Movie
as Effie White
6.5 241 votes

On Air with Ryan Seacrest (2004)

Series
as Unknown

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.6 18 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 22 votes

E! Live From the Red Carpet (2002)

Talk Reality
Series
as Herself
0.9 5 votes

American Idol (2002)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
4.2 42 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.7 16 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.0 25 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

The Grammys (1959)

Music Reality
Series
as Unknown
8.0 2 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Jennifer Hudson
6.1 13 votes

Today (1952)

News
Series
as Unknown
1.5 2 votes