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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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 2016 The Perfect Match (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 The Secrets of Emily Blair (executive producer) (post-production)
 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)
 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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TV commercial for Cover Girl's "Clean" makeup. See more »

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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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Personal Quote:

I don't have to really be in the 60s. Every time I hail a cab in New York, and they pass me by and pick up the white person, then I get a dose of it. Or when they don't want to take you to Harlem. I grew up with that. See more »

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Arrested for carrying a loaded pistol & marijuana. See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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