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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Kate Hudson, born September 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, is a recording artist, actress and spokesperson. She came to prominence in 2004 as one of the finalists on the third season of American Idol coming in seventh place. She went on to win a Grammy Award for her eponymous debut album, Jennifer Hudson, which was released in 2008 and was certified gold by the RIAA for selling over 700,000 copies in the US; sales exceeded 1 million copies worldwide. She made her film debut in the 2006 film Dreamgirls which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Since then, Hudson had roles in 2008’s Sex in the City and The Secret Life of Bees Hudson is set to star in the 2011 film Winnie based on the life of Winnie Mandela.

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Sep 12, 1981 In Chicago, Illinois, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dreamgirls 2006-12-25
Latest Project:
Movie All Rise 2019-11-22
Known For
Movie All Rise Mrs. Harmon 2019-11-22
Movie Sandy Wexler Courtney Clarke 2017-04-14
Movie Sing Young Nana (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Confirmation Angela Wright 2016-04-16
Movie Hairspray Live! Motormouth Maybelle 2016-12-07
Movie Chi-Raq Irene 2015-12-04
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie The Concert for Valor Herself - Performer 2014-11-11
Movie Lullaby Nurse Carrie 2014-06-13
Movie The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Gloria 2013-10-11
Movie Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Maggie 2013-04-20
Movie Black Nativity Naima 2013-11-27
Series The Voice UK Herself - Coach 2012-03-24
Movie The Three Stooges Sister Rosemary 2012-04-13
Series The Voice Herself - Judge 2011-04-26
Movie Winnie Mandela Winnie Mandela 2011-09-16
Movie Hope for Haiti Herself 2010-01-02
Movie Michael Jackson Memorial Herself 2009-07-07
Movie Sex and the City Louise, Carrie's assistant 2008-05-12
Movie Winged Creatures Kathy Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie The Secret Life of Bees Rosaleen Daise 2008-09-17
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Herself 2007-12-23
Movie Dreamgirls Effie White 2006-12-25
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