Queen Latifah

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Queen Latifah
Birth name Dana Elaine Owens
Born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 Acapulco Black Film Festival Award, Mexico
1 BET Award, USA
1 BET Comedy Award, USA
1 Black Reel Award, USA
1 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, USA
1 Hollywood Film Festival Award, USA
1 Image Award, USA
1 Kids' Choice Award, USA
1 Screen Actors Guild Award, USA
1 Teen Choice Award, USA
Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Living Single Khadijah James 1993–1998 1 2 3 4 5
The Queen Latifah Show Host 1999–2001
The Queen Latifah Show Host 2013–2015
Star Carlotta Brown 2016–2019 1 2 3

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Marissa Redman 1x25 - Working It Out May 6, 1991
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Dee-Dee 2x08 - She Ain't Heavy November 4, 1991
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Herself 2x16 - Wedding Bell Blues February 4, 1994
Roc Herself 3x18 - The Concert February 8, 1994
The Critic Herself 2x03 - Lady Hawke March 19, 1995
Spin City Robin Jones 6x06 - Yeah Baby! October 23, 2001
Spin City Robin Jones 6x07 - Sleeping with the Enemy November 6, 2001
Saturday Night Live Herself 28x14 - Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite March 8, 2003
Eve Simone 1x14 - Sister, Sister February 16, 2004
Saturday Night Live Herself (Host and Musical Guest) 30x02 - Queen Latifah October 9, 2004

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Sisters in the Name of Rap Herself July 7, 1992
Mama Flora's Family Diana November 8, 1998
Living with the Dead Midge Harmon April 28, 2002 CBS Sunday Movie
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Aunt Em May 20, 2005 The Wonderful World of Disney
Life Support Ana Wallace March 10, 2007 HBO Original
Steel Magnolias M'Lynn October 7, 2012 Lifetime Original
Bessie Bessie Smith May 16, 2015 HBO Original
The Wiz! Live The Wiz December 3, 2015

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Chicago Mama Morton December 27, 2002
Bringing Down the House Charlene Morton March 7, 2003
Taxi Belle October 6, 2004
Beauty Shop Gina Norris March 30, 2005
Hairspray Motormouth Maybelle July 20, 2007
Joyful Noise Vi Rose Hill January 13, 2012

Album History

Album Name Release Date
All Hail the Queen 1989
Nature of a Sista 1991
Black Reign 1993


Series Produced

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
The Queen Latifah Show 1999-2001, 2013-2015 Executive Producer
Single Ladies 2011 –2012 Executive Producer
Let's Stay Together 2011 –2014 Executive Producer

Made-for-TV Movies Produced

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
Steel Magnolias Executive Producer October 7, 2012 Lifetime Original Movie
Bessie Executive Producer May 16, 2015 HBO Original Movie

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film (2008)
Life Support

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(2 Wins in 3 Individual Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (2008)
Life Support
  • Won: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries (2016)