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Queen Latifah


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 Owens on March 18th, 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 older brother were cops... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 The Star Next Door (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Bessie (TV Movie) (executive producer) (filming)
 2014/I Brotherly Love (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 November Rule (executive producer) (post-production)
 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)
 2013 Let the Church Say Amen (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Percentage (executive producer)
 2013 House of Bodies (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 I Kissed a Girl (associate producer - as Dana Owens)
 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:

MTV 2-Hour Special, "For Women Only," starring Queen Latifah, featuring her video "Hard Times" with Angelique Parry. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 12 Interviews | 10 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dana Owens

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I'd like to have and adopt [children]. I think I'd be a great mom, honestly. I don't think I'll have any problem giving them all the love in the world. Discipline will be the hard part. See more »

Trivia:

Sang "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" with Tony Bennett on his compilation album "Duets II" (2011), prompting Bennett to equate her with his old friend Ella Fitzgerald. See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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