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Mo'Nique


Monique received a standing ovation when she stepped on stage for the first time in the hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, giving her confidence to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After numerous stand-up performances, she took a leap forward with one of the starring roles in The Parkers (1999). Mo'Nique's huge international breakthrough came ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 54 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Precious
Precious Mary
(2009)
The Parkers
The Parkers Nikki Parker
(1999-2004)
3rd Annual BET Awards
3rd Annual BET Awards Herself - Host
(2003)

Filmography

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 2016 Almost Christmas (completed)
Aunt May
 2015 Interwoven
Barbara
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie)
Ma Rainey
 2009/II Precious
Mary
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
L'Amanda
- I See Me, I.C.U. (2007) ... L'Amanda
 2007 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Jamiqua
- ...Or Die Trying (2007) ... Jamiqua (voice, as Mo' Nique)
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Evetta Washington
- Conor McNamara (2006) ... Evetta Washington
 2006 Beerfest
Cherry
 2006 Irish Jam
Pyscho
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Vicky (voice)
 2005 Shadowboxer
Precious
 2004 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Lynette
- Who's That Lady? (2004) ... Lynette
 2003 Good Fences (TV Movie)
Ruth Crisp
 2002 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Boonnetta
- Behind Family Lines (2002) ... Boonnetta (voice)
 2002 Half Past Dead
Twitch's Girl
 2001 Two Can Play That Game
Diedre
 2001 Baby Boy
Patrice
 2000 3 Strikes
Dahlia
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Skinny Women Are Evil" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mo'Nique Imes | Mo' Nique | Monique Watkins

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I would like to thank the Academy for showing that it can be about the performance and not the politics. I want to thank Miss Hattie McDaniel for enduring all that she had to so that I would not have to. Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey because you touched it, the whole world saw it. Ricky Anderson, our attorney of Anderson & Smith, thank you for your hard work. My entire BET family, my Precious ... See more »

Trivia:

The outfit she wore to the Oscars in 2010, the year she won for Best Supporting Actress, was inspired by what Hattie McDaniel, the first African-American Oscar winner, wore to the Oscar ceremony in 1940, the year in which she also won for Best Supporting Actress. See more »

Nickname:

Mo

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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