Taraji P. Henson

the actress Taraji P. Henson was born on January 25 1970 in Washington DC.

as a student in Howard Taraji Henson worked as a singing and dancing waitress on the cruise ship The Spirit of Washington to pay her tuition.

Taraji Henson graduated from Howard with a degree in Theatrical Arts.

Taraji P. Henson first filmed acting role was a guess spot on the tv show Sister, Sister and year later she appeared in the film streetwise.

Taraji P. Henson has appeared in such films as Hustle and Flow, The adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Baby Boy, Smoking Aces, Something new, Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Kung Fu kid, Not easily Broken, Peep World, Date Night, and Hurricane Season.

Taraji Henson also acted on the TV shows Boston Legal, The Division, Eli Stone and Wise guy.

Taraji P. Henson is the great granddaughter of Matthew Henson, who was an explorer that discovered the north pole.