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Henson, Taraji P.

Overview
Works: 86 works in 227 publications in 2 languages and 18,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Basketball films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Taraji P Henson
Publications by Taraji P Henson
Most widely held works about Taraji P Henson
 
Most widely held works by Taraji P Henson
The curious case of Benjamin Button by Eric Roth( visu )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,746 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
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( visu )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,883 libraries worldwide
DVD : 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( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
An ordinary couple is in the right place, on the wrong night. Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban husband and wife slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops and a crazed cabbie, as the Fosters' 'date night' turns into a wild ride they'll never forget!
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks( visu )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,454 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( visu )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
Four women have decided to take the advice in 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( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,212 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( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,128 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
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,076 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 Don Cheadle( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 972 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 ( visu )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 877 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 752 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
Person of interest ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 537 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
Baby boy by John Singleton( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 487 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 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
Taken from me the Tiffany Rubin story ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Follows one mother's nightmarish struggle to retrieve the 7-year-old son her ex-husband whisked out of her life when he abducted the boy and took him back to his native South Korea
Hurricane season ( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of basketball coach and mentor Al Collins, who led his team to victory after Hurricane Katrina ravaged their homes and destroyed their spirits. Collins attempts to create a winning basketball team using players from five of the hardest-hit high schools in the area. Takes a look at the disaster and shows how heroes can rise from the most devastating of circumstances
Marcus by Marcus Miller( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Critically acclaimed and Grammy-winning artist Marcus Miller serves up a dose of 13 tracks that features his own signature funk-jazz music along with guest appearances by Corinne Bailey Rae, Lelah Hathaway, Keb' Mo', and more
Peep world ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
At a dinner celebrating their father's 70th birthday, tensions among four siblings explode, thanks to the success of the youngest son's new novel, a thinly veiled portrait of the family. The best-selling expose reveals the oldest, 'responsible' son as a porn addict, the daughter as a catty drama queen, and the third son as a living disaster with a loony plan to change his life around. And things aren't exactly going so great for the hot writer due to a bad reaction to a certain men's medication
Hair show ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
From executive producers Magic Johnson, Steve Imes, and Leslie Small comes a tender, life-affirming story about the reunion of two sisters. Hair Show proves that blood and family run thicker than water
Person of interest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 44 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
 
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Alternative Names
Hensen, Taraji P.
Henson, Taraji 1970-
Henson, Taraji Penda 1970-
Languages
English (123)
French (4)
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