Mary J. Blige


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Mary J. Blige was born on January 11, 1971 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Mary Jane Blige. She is an actress and composer, known for Mudbound (2017), Rock of Ages (2012) and The Help (2011). She was previously married to Kendu Isaacs. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 56 wins & 144 nominations. See more awards »

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Mudbound Florence Jackson
(2017)
Rock of Ages Justice
(2012)
The Help Soundtrack
(2011)
Precious Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2022 Lost Ollie (TV Series) (post-production)
Rosy
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Rosy
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Rosy
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Rosy
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Rosy
 2020-2022 Power Book II: Ghost (TV Series)
Monet / Monet Tejada / Monet Stewart Tejada
- Episode #2.10 (2022) ... Monet Tejada
- Episode #2.9 (2022) ... Monet Tejada
- Episode #2.8 (2022) ... Monet Tejada
- Episode #2.7 (2022) ... Monet Tejada
- Episode #2.6 (2022) ... Monet Stewart Tejada
 2021 Respect
Dinah Washington
 2020 Pink Skies Ahead
Doctor Monroe
 2020 The Violent Heart
Nina
 2020 Body Cam
Renee Lomito-Smith
 2020 Trolls World Tour
Queen Essence (voice)
 2019 Scream: The TV Series (TV Series)
Sherry Elliot
- Endgame (2019) ... Sherry Elliot
- The Man Behind the Mask (2019) ... Sherry Elliot
- The Deadfast Club (2019) ... Sherry Elliot
 2019 The Umbrella Academy (TV Series)
Cha-Cha
- Changes (2019) ... Cha-Cha
- I Heard a Rumor (2019) ... Cha-Cha
- The Day That Was (2019) ... Cha-Cha
- The Day That Wasn't (2019) ... Cha-Cha
- Number Five (2019) ... Cha-Cha
 2018 Sherlock Gnomes
Irene (voice)
 2018/II Walmart: The Box (Video short)
Lead
 2017 Mary J. Blige Feat. ASAP Rocky: Love Yourself (Remix) (Video short)
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 2017 Mudbound
Florence Jackson
 2016 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Rolanda
- Who's Dead? (2016) ... Rolanda
- It's About Frank (2016) ... Rolanda
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
Evillene
 2015 Black-ish (TV Series)
Mirabelle
- Pops' Pops' Pops (2015) ... Mirabelle
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Angie
- Sins of the Father (2015) ... Angie
 2014 Sam Smith Feat. Mary J. Blige: Stay with Me - Live (Music Video)
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 2014 Disclosure Feat. Mary J. Blige: F for You - Remix (Music Video)
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 2013 Black Nativity
Angel
 2013 Betty and Coretta (TV Movie)
Dr. Betty Shabazz
 2012 Rock of Ages
Justice
 2012 Mary J. Blige Feat. Rick Ross: Why? (Music Video)
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 2010 Chico & Rita (English version, voice)
 2010 Mary J. Blige Feat. Trey Songz: We Got Hood Love (Music Video)
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 2010 Mary J. Blige Feat. Rea Garvey: Each Tear (Music Video)
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 2010 Mary J. Blige Feat. Jay Sean: Each Tear (Music Video)
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 2010 Mary J. Blige Feat. Tiziano Ferro: Each Tear (Music Video)
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 2010 Artists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti (Music Video)
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 2009 Mary J. Blige: I Am (Music Video)
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 2009 Mary J. Blige Feat. Drake: The One (Music Video)
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 2009 Mary J. Blige: Stronger (Music Video)
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 2009 T.I. Feat. Mary J. Blige: Remember Me (Music Video)
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 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
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- Kidney Now! (2009) ... Mary J. Blige
 2007 Ludacris & Mary J. Blige: Runaway Love (Music Video)
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 2007 Mary J. Blige: Just Fine (Music Video)
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 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
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- Gary's Desk (2007) ... Mary J. Blige
 2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Jackie Boyd
- Mean Ghost (2007) ... Jackie Boyd
 2006 Mary J. Blige: Take Me as I Am (Music Video)
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 2006 U2 Featuring Mary J. Blige: One (Music Video)
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 2005 Tears in Heaven (Music Video)
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 2005 Mary J. Blige: Be Without You (Music Video)
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 2005 Lil' Kim: Lighters Up (Music Video)
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 2004 Various Artists: Wake Up Everybody (Video short)
Mary
 2004 Sting Feat. Mary J. Blige: Whenever I Say Your Name (Music Video)
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 2003 Lil' Kim: The Jump Off (Music Video)
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 2002 Mary J. Blige: No More Drama (Music Video)
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 2002 Common Feat. Mary J. Blige: Come Close (Music Video)
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 2002 Mary J Blige ft. Ja Rule: Rainy Dayz (Short)
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 2001 Angel: One More Road to Cross (Video)
Guardian Angel
 2001 Mary J. Blige: Family Affair (Music Video)
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 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Simone Fellows
- History (2001) ... Simone Fellows
 2001 Ray J: Wait A Minute (feat. Lil' Kim) (Music Video)
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 2001 Prison Song
Mom
 2000 Lil' Kim: No Matter What They Say (Music Video)
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 1999 May J. Blige: Give Me You (Video short)
 1999 Missy Elliott ft. Lil' Mo, Eve, & Nas: Hot Boyz (Music Video)
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 1999 George Michael Feat. Mary J. Blige: As (Music Video)
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 1998 Kirk Franklin: Lean on Me (Music Video)
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 1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Ola Mae
- Papa Don't Preach (1998) ... Ola Mae
 1997 Mary J. Blige: Love Is All We Need (Music Video)
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 1997 Mary J. Blige Feat. George Benson: Seven Days (Music Video)
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 1997 Mary J. Blige: Everything (So So Def Remix) (Music Video)
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 1997 Mary J. Blige: Everything (Music Video)
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 1997 Mary J. Blige Feat. Lil' Kim: I Can Love You (Music Video)
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 1996 Mary J. Blige: Not Gon' Cry (Music Video)
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 1995 Da Brat: Give It 2 You (Music Video)
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 1995 Mary J. Blige: (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (Music Video)
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 1995 Mary J. Blige: You Bring Me Joy (Music Video)
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 1995 The Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance (Music Video)
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 1995 Mary J. Blige: I'm Goin' Down (Music Video)
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 1995 Various Artists: Freedom (Video short)
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 1995 The Notorious B.I.G.: Big Poppa (Music Video)
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 1994 Mary J. Blige: Be Happy (Music Video)
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 1993 Mary J. Blige: Love No Limit (Music Video)
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 1992 Mary J. Blige: Reminisce (Music Video)
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 1992 Mary J. Blige: Real Love (Music Video)
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 1992 Mary J. Blige: You Remind Me (Music Video)
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 1990 Father MC Feat. Mary J. Blige: I'll Do 4 U (Music Video)
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Show Show Composer (15 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (118 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (341 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (27 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Mary J Blige

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Kendu Isaacs  (divorced)

Parents:

Cora Blige | Blige, Thomas

Relatives:

LaTonya Blige-DaCosta (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

My God is a God who wants me to have things. He wants me to bling. He wants me to be the hottest thing on the block. I don't know what kind of God the rest of y'all are serving, but the God I serve says, "Mary, you need to be the hottest thing this year, and I'm gonna make sure you're doing that." See more »

Trivia:

Is the first person nominated for an Academy Award for acting and writing an original song in the same year. See more »

Trademark:

Powerful mezzo-soprano vocals See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of R&B See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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