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Jennifer Hudson (I)


This bright and booming talent is a perfect example of how NOT winning the title of American Idol (2002) can actually be a boon to your career and not necessarily the end of a childhood dream. Born Jennifer Kate Hudson on September 12, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, she earned minor attention as one of the twelve finalists on the third season of the ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Black Nativity (performer: "Hush Child (Get You Through This Silent Night)", "He Loves Me Still", "Fix Me Jesus", "Be Grateful", "Test Of Faith", "As")
 2013 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "Same Love")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2013 Smash (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- The Song (2013) ... (performer: "I Got Love", "I Got Love" reprise (sexier version), "Everybody Loves You Now", "I Got Love" (sexier version), "I Can't Let Go")
- The Dramaturg (2013) ... (performer: "Soon As I Get Home" from The Wiz)
- On Broadway (2013) ... (performer: "Mama Makes Three", "On Broadway")
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (performer: "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.77 (2013) ... (performer: "Let's Stay Together" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.116 (2011) ... (performer: "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)" (uncredited), "Where You At")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 7 Results (2012) ... (performer: "Think Like a Man")
 2012 Think Like a Man (performer: "Think Like a Man")
 2012 CMT Insider (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 February 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "I Will Always Love You")
 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I Will Always Love You")
 2011 Winnie Mandela (performer: "Bleed for Love", "Nkosi Sikelel Lafrika")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.152 (2011) ... (performer: "No One Gonna Love You" - uncredited)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #11.3 (2011) ... (performer: "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", "I Remember Me") / (writer: "I Remember Me")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.71 (2011) ... (performer: "No Woman, No Cry")
- Episode #3.65 (2011) ... (performer: "No One Gonna Love You", "His Eye Is on the Sparrow")
 2011 The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: " (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman", "Respect", "Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves")
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.11 (2010) ... (performer: "Spotlight" - uncredited)
 2010 Sex and the City 2 (performer: "Love is Your Color")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "Earth Song")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) (performer: "Let It Be")
 2009 Michael Jackson Memorial (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Will You Be There", "We Are The World")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Round 3: Results (2008) ... (performer: "Spotlight" - uncredited)
 2008 Sex and the City (performer: "All Dressed in Love")
 2008 Fama ¡a bailar! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.86 (2008) ... (performer: "Imagine")
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Love You I Do", "Patience")
 2006 Dreamgirls (performer: "Move", "Fake Your Way to the Top", "Cadillac Car", "Steppin' to the Bad Side", "Love You I Do", "I Want You Baby", "Family", "Dreamgirls", "Heavy", "It's All Over", "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", "I Am Changing", "One Night Only", "Dreamgirls" (Finale), "Effie White's Gonna Win" (uncredited))
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TV commercial "Because it works!" for Weight Watchers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 48 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have a serious shopping problem now. Each city we go to, my suitcase won't hold the new clothes, so we have to box them up and ship them home. See more »

Trivia:

One of 15 African-American actresses to be nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Hattie McDaniel, Ethel Waters, Juanita Moore, Beah Richards, Alfre Woodard, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah, Ruby Dee, Viola Davis, 'Taraji P Henson', Mo'Nique and Octavia Spencer. As of 2012, Whoopi Goldberg and Viola Davis are the only ... See more »

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Virgo

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