WorldCat Identities

Henson, Taraji P.

Overview
Works: 228 works in 754 publications in 4 languages and 34,318 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Martial arts films  Historical films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Taraji P Henson
Hidden figures by Theodore Melfi( Visual )

54 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes
The curious case of Benjamin Button by David Fincher( Visual )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully Cheng, who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master, and learns that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm. However, Dre realizes that this may be the fight of his life
Date night by Steve Carell( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns married couple Phil and Claire Fosters' attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops, and a crazed cabbie
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne (Hanks) enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher (Roberts). Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live"--Container
Think like a man by Michael Ealy( Visual )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women have decided to take the advice in Steve Harvey's book and use the recommendations to get their men on track. When the men discover this, they try to turn the tables on their women
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Hustle & flow by Terrence Howard( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the door to success demands one last hustle--if he's ever going to flow
No good deed( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terri is mother of two with a rocky marriage in suburban Atlanta. When the charming Colin shows up at her door claiming car trouble, Terri lets him in to use the phone, not realizing he's also an escaped convict on a murder spree
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself by Tyler Perry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off of her married boyfriend, April wants nothing to do with them. But her attitude begins to change when Sandino, a handsome Mexican immigrant looking for work, moves into April's basement room. Making amends for his own past, Sandino challenges April to open her heart. Now, April has to decide between her old ways and the new possibilities of family, faith, and love
Proud Mary by Taraji P Henson( Visual )

20 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Her life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry
Think like a man too( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... all the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas. But plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event"--Container
Talk to me by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of charismatic Washington D.C.-area radio personality Ralph "Petey" Green, who was renowned for his "tell it like it is" approach to politics and race
Empire by Terrence Howard( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After music mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons will succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland
Madly Madagascar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alex's favorite holiday, Valentine's Day, brings hilarious surprises and excitement for the entire gang. Melman plans a big surprise for Gloria, Marty tries to impress a new friend and everyone wants to get their hands on King Julien's love potion"--Container
Not easily broken by Bill Duke( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and French and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of disagreement concerning what true happiness, success, and love really are, Dave and Clarice Johnson have finally reached a breaking point in their marriage. Clarice is hurt in a car accident and the obvious truth is that more than just her injuries need immediate attention. Their odds of making it are worsen as Clarice begins to see a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson. The acceptance and comfort he finds in them stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. Temptation tugs at Dave. Clarice pulls farther away. Now, they must confront whether their vows
Person of interest( Visual )

19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using data siphoned off the U.S. intelligence agencies' threat matrix, information not related to terrorism, but rather violent crimes of a personal nature, during each episode, the former CIA agent and his enigmatic partner identify a 'person of interest' and set about solving the mystery of the impending crime. Tapping into the world's Big Brother-like surveillance network, the shadowy duo knows that something bad is going to happen; it's their mission to discover what that event will be
Empire( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests Andre's newfound faith
Tyler Perry's acrimony( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A faithful wife tired of standing by her devious husband is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed
Smokin' Aces by Joe Carnahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent hunts for Las Vegas stand up comedian and illusionist Buddy 'Aces' Israel. Aces has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins. Now Aces will have to pull his greatest disappearing act before the assassins can get to him
 
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Alternative Names
Hensen, Taraji P.

Henson, Taraji 1970-

Henson, Taraji Penda 1970-

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson actrice américaine

Taraji P. Henson actriu estatunidenca

Taraji P. Henson actriz estadounidense

Taraji P. Henson aktorka i piosenkarka amerykańska

Taraji P. Henson americká herečka

Taraji P. Henson Amerikaans actrice

Taraji P. Henson amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Taraji P. Henson amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Taraji P. Henson amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Taraji P. Henson ator

Taraji P. Henson attrice e cantante statunitense

Taraji P. Henson attrice statunitense

Taraji P. Henson pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Taraji P. Henson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Ταράτζι Π. Χένσον Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός και τραγουδίστρια

Тараджи Пи Хенсън американска актриса

Таражи Хенсон АНУ-ын жүжигчин

Хенсон, Тараджи

טראג'י פ. הנסון

טראג'י פ. הנסון זמרת אמריקאית

تاراجي بيندا هينسون

تاراجي بيندا هينسون ممثلة أمريكية

تراجی پی. هنسون

ترجی پی. هنسون بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

টারাজি পি. হেনসন মার্কিন অভিনেত্রী

თარაჯი ფ. ჰენსონი

타라지 P. 헨슨

タラジ・P・ヘンソン

塔拉吉·P·漢森飾

泰拉姬·P·汉森

泰拉姬·漢森

Languages
English (324)

French (10)

Spanish (7)

German (1)