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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 29 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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Living Single
Living Single Khadijah James
(1993-1998)
Chicago
Chicago Matron Mama Morton
(2002)
Bringing Down the House
(2003)
Arctic Tale
Arctic Tale Narrator
(2007)

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 2017 The Secrets of Emily Blair (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (executive producer)
 2016 The Perfect Match (executive producer)
 2015/III Brotherly Love (executive producer)
 2015 November Rule (executive producer)
 2014 House of Bodies (executive producer)
 2014 Percentage (executive producer)
 2012 I Kissed a Girl (associate producer - as Dana Owens)
 2012 Joyful Noise (executive producer)
 2010 Just Wright (producer)
 2007 The Perfect Holiday (producer)
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (executive producer)
 2005 Beauty Shop (producer)
 2004 The Cookout (producer)
 2003 Bringing Down the House (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Covegirl's line of new makeup products including: Outlast lipstain, Lash Bast Luxe mascara, Trublend Microminerals and Exact Elelights (2009). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 14 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 don't want to be a supermodel. I want to be a role model. See more »

Trivia:

Was set to star in Monster's Ball (2001) alongside Robert De Niro with Sean Penn directing. Unfortunately, producers could not set up the film in time and it was delayed and recast. Her role went to Halle Berry, and DeNiro's to Billy Bob Thornton. See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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