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    Taraji Henson

    Actor, Writer & Producer

    Taraji P. Henson is an Academy Award–nominated and Golden Globe–winning actor, writer, and producer. She quickly rose to fame after her breakout performance in the critically acclaimed film Hustle & Flow, which earned her a BET award for best actress. She went on to have memorable roles in numerous films and TV shows, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Person of Interest, and Hidden Figures. She currently stars as Cookie Lyon in Empire, which has earned her three Emmy nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a Critic’s Choice Award, and three BET Awards. She's the author of a memoir, entitled Around the Way Girl.

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    Tuesday, Oct 15 2019

    7 PM

    Pondering the unknown is an innate part of the human condition, from wondering what you’ll be when you grow up to analyzing large-scale questions... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Harris Theater

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