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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 The Hustle, the Flow, the Verdict
Latest Project:
Movie Monster 2018-01-19
Known For
Poster of Smash
Poster of Dreamgirls
Poster of Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Poster of Stirb langsam
Movie The Hustle, the Flow, the Verdict Rose Best-Parsons 2019
Movie Monster Mrs. Harmon 2018-01-19
Series Pleng Ruk Baan Nah 2018
Movie A Very Pentatonix Christmas Artist 2017-11-27
Movie Sandy Wexler Courtney 2017-04-14
Movie Sing Young Nana (voice) 2016-11-23
Movie Confirmation Angela Wright 2016-04-16
Movie Chi-Raq Irene 2015-12-04
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Herself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Lullaby Nurse Carrie 2014-06-13
Movie The Concert for Valor Herself - Performer 2014-11-11
Movie Black Nativity Naima 2013-11-27
Movie Nennt mich verrückt! Maggie 2013-04-20
Movie Mister & Pete gegen den Rest der Welt Gloria 2013-10-11
Movie Always Whitney Houston 2012-01-01
Movie Die Stooges - Drei Vollpfosten drehen ab Sister Rosemary 2012-04-13
Series Smash 2012-02-06
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 Die Bienenhüterin Rosaleen Daise 2008-09-17
Movie Winged Creatures Kathy Archenault 2008-06-24
Movie Dreamgirls Effie White 2006-12-25
Series Over There - Kommando Irak Louise, Carrie's assistant 2005-11-13
Series On Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Live vom Roten Teppich Herself 2002-01-13
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Stirb langsam Unknown 1988-11-10
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Grammys Unknown 1959-05-04
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Movie Dick und Doof - Rache ist süß Unknown 1934-12-14