Taraji P. Henson

  • Birth Name: Taraji Penda Henson
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Taraji P. Henson, <em>Empire</em>

Empire Exclusive: Cookie Lyon Makes the Perfect Argument for Prison Reform

Adjusting to regular life after serving two years in prison for Anika's (Grace Byers) death has been difficult for Andre (Trai Byers) on Empire, especially since his family is now broke. With his fortune gone and his elitist friends leaving him high… Read more

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Who's in the Casket in Empire Season 5?

Here's who we think ended up underground

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Who Died on Empire?

Showrunner Brett Mahoney weighs in on that shocking death and what's ahead

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Empire's New Boss Breaks Down [Spoiler]'s Shocking Death

Plus, what's ahead for Season 5

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Empire Renewed for Season 5

There's never enough drama

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Empire: Cookie's Health Scare Will Change Her, But Will It Be for the Better?

You're about to see a different side of the Lyon family matriarch

Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Empire: Is Cookie Going to Be Okay?

Mama Lyon just suffered a major health scare!

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Does Taraji P. Henson Know "What Men Want"?
01:29 — Would the "What Men Want" star like to go inside the mind of her BF Kelvin Hayden? Taraji shares her take!
Close Up: Alfre Woodard As Renee Holloway
01:20 — Alfre Woodard goes toe to toe with Taraji P. Henson and tells all about Cookies mom.
Close Up: Alfre Woodard as Renee Holloway
01:15 — Alfre Woodard goes toe to toe with Taraji P. Henson and tells all about Cookies mom.
Carol Burnett is returning to television
00:49 — Legendary actress Carol Burnett will star in a new unscripted show on Netflix titled “A Little Help with Carol Burnett.” Her guest list includes Lisa (more…)

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Wed Nov 14 11:30pm
Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys TBS

Scandal rocks two families with a lengthy history, one upper-class, the other working class, and each led by strong-willed matriarchs who are long-time friends.

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Thu Nov 15 5:02am
The Karate Kid STZEN

A young boy learns kung fu from a kindly maintenance man after being forced to move from Detroit to China, where he becomes the target of a school bully.

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Thu Nov 15 9:00pm
The Karate Kid STZEN

A young boy learns kung fu from a kindly maintenance man after being forced to move from Detroit to China, where he becomes the target of a school bully.

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