WorldCat Identities

Henson, Taraji P.

Overview
Works: 88 works in 338 publications in 6 languages and 24,209 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Detective and mystery 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
The curious case of Benjamin Button by David Fincher( Visual )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,962 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 is 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. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read
Think like a man by Michael Ealy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,238 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
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,992 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 Shawn Levy( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,775 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 )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,562 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
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,295 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 Craig Brewer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,170 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 )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished as she finds herself fighting for survival when he invades her home and terrorizes her family
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,122 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
Talk to me by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 975 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
Not easily broken by Bill Duke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 873 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 are easily broken
Madly Madagascar by Ben Stiller( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 848 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
Empire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 770 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
Smokin' aces by Joe Carnahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 678 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
Person of interest( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 677 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
Person of interest( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges in the hit series₂ most explosive season yet. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally unravel the criminal police conspiracy
Baby boy by John Singleton( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jody doesn't have or want a job, because he lives with his mother Juanita in South Central L.A. Her new boyfriend Melvin is an ex-convict, ''original gangster," and landscaper. Jody views Melvin's arrival with suspicion--the last time Juanita had a boyfriend, she threw out his brother Ray. Jody has son with Yvette and a girl with Peanut, and along with his friend Sweetpea, he is just trying to live large. He wants to be a good daddy, but first he will have to learn some hard lessons about living, loving, and surviving
The good doctor by Lance Daly( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious, anxious young doctor, eager to impress his superiors and colleagues steps in when an 18-year-old patient Diane is admitted for a kidney infection, Dr. Martin, getting the much-needed boost of self-esteem he craves. But things take a dark turn as his enthusiasm begins to become an obsession
From the rough by Taraji P Henson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable true story of Catana Starks from historically black university Tennessee State who became the first African-American woman to coach an all-men's team at the collegiate level. When she signed up to run the club, she expected it to be tough but she had no idea just how challenging it would be. With no scholarships to offer and only one US student willing to work with her, she was forced to reach out across the globe and assemble a ragtag group of golfers
Hurricane season( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award® winner* Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) delivers a superstar performance in this powerful story based on real events. Amid the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina, one coach attempts the impossible: create a winning basketball team using players from five of the hardest-hit high schools in the area. Featuring Isaiah Washington (TV's Grey's Anatomy), Academy Award® nominee** Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Shad Moss aka Bow Wow (The Fast & the Furious: Tokyo Drift), rap megastar Lil' Wayne, and Bonnie Hunt (Cheaper by the Dozen films), Hurricane Season takes an honest look at disaster and shows how heroes can rise from the most devastating of circumstances."--Container
 
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Hustle & flow
Alternative Names
Hensen, Taraji P.

Henson, Taraji 1970-

Henson, Taraji Penda 1970-

Taraji P. Henson actrice américaine

Taraji P. Henson actriz estadounidense

Taraji P. Henson aktorka i piosenkarka amerykańska

Taraji P. Henson Amerikaans acteur

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 attrice e cantante statunitense

Taraji P. Henson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Таражи Хенсон АНУ-ын жүжигчин

Хенсон, Тараджи

טראג'י פ. הנסון

تاراجي بيندا هينسون

ترجی پی. هنسون بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

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 (191)

French (15)

Spanish (10)

German (3)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Not easily broken