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Birth Name: Taraji Penda Henson

Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Profession: Actor

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The Empire Cast Comes Out for Hillary Clinton in New Ad

The Lyon family is with her. The cast of Empire banded together for a new ad urging people to vote for Hillary Clinton. Taraji P. Henson, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Tasha Smith, Gabourey Sidibe, Bryshere Gray, Grace Byers voiced their support for t… Read more

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Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Her New Book, 'Around the Way Girl,' and Her Rather Difficult Childhood
02:55 — Debbie Matenopoulos was in New York with Taraji talking about her new book ,'Around the Way Girl.'
Taraji P. Henson Almost Turned Down "Empire"
01:53 — The actress reveals in her memoir she almost said no to playing Cookie. Celebs like Holly Madison and Bryan Cranston also confess secrets in their mem (more…)
Book Chat With Taraji P. Henson
01:01 — Taraji P. Henson tells Harry how Cookie changed everything for her.
I Am Who I Am Ft. Jamal Lyon from "Cupid Kills"
01:35 — Jamal performs, "I am who I am," while Shine prepares for war, and Nessa visits Andre.

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Sat Oct 22 2:00pm
Hustle & Flow BET

Gritty tale of a Memphis pimp and pusher (Terrence Howard) who tries to redeem himself by becoming a rapper. Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, D.J. Qualls. Written and directed by Craig Brewer.

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Sat Oct 22 5:30pm
Smokin' Aces IFC

When a Vegas magician stumbles upon major evidence against a mob boss that could send him up for life, the mafioso puts out a handsome contract for anyone who will eliminate his problem.

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Mon Oct 24 9:00pm
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button SUND

A man is born in New Orleans just after World War I, but he is already in his 80s and then proceeds to live his life aging in reverse into the 21st century, experiencing joy and sadness, loves lost and found, and the meaning of timelessness.

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Empire: Mariah Slays and Lucious Is Becoming a Better Monster

Empire draws on Shakespeare to show how Lucious Lyon may be evil, but he's not entirely wrong.

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Watch Mariah Carey Be Totally Adorable in Her Appearance on Empire

Mariah Carey appears on Empire Wednesday

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Empire: Could Cookie's New Crush Angelo Dubois Spell Bad News?

Empire executive producer Sanaa Hamri talks about a new romance for Cookie Lyon.

Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Empire
Jussie Smollett Explains Empire's Statement on Black Lives Matter… and Black-on-Black Violence

A lot got unpacked in Empire's second episode of the season.

Trai Byers as Andre, Empire
Empire Executive Producer: Andre Is Going Dark and Yes, Anika Is in Big Trouble

Empire's executive producer Sanaa Hamri gives spoilers on Season 3.

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Empire's Season Premiere Sets Up a Whole Lot of Crazy to Come

If you ever get invited to an Empire dinner party, send your regrets.


  • Birth Name: Taraji Penda Henson
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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