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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 25 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 The Star Next Door (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (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)
 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)
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie) (producer)
 2009 Broke & Famous (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Wifey (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Life Support (TV Movie) (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 | 13 Interviews | 11 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 think it's important to create projects as an actor rather than wait for them. I love being able to take an idea and sell it to a studio. See more »

Trivia:

Under her birth name, Dana Owens, Queen Latifah and her longtime personal trainer, Jeanette Jenkins, bought a 2,026-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom Los Angeles home together in late 2009. The list price for the property was $1,397,000. See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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