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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)
 2012 The Star Next Door (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 Brotherly Love (executive producer)
 2015 November Rule (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)
 2014 House of Bodies (executive producer)
 2014 Percentage (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)
 2012 I Kissed a Girl (associate producer - as Dana Owens)
 2012 Joyful Noise (executive producer)
 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:

She is in the commercials for part of Macy's "Believe" campaign. 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


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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It was a very vulnerable time going from being insecure about my body and who I am to becoming comfortable with me. I had to tune out what the hell everybody else had to say about who I was. When I was able to do that, I felt free. See more »


Ranked #72 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll. See more »


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