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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Monica Imes (born December 11, 1967) known professionally as Mo'Nique, is an American comedienne and actress. Mo'Nique rose to fame in the UPN series The Parkers while making a name as a stand-up comedian hosting a variety of venues, including Showtime at the Apollo. Mo'Nique transitioned to film with roles in such films as Phat Girlz, and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. In 2009, she received critical praise for her villainous role in the film Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire. For this performance, she has won numerous awards including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award. She is the sixteenth African American actress to receive a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the fourth to win. Overall, Mo'Nique is the twelfth individual African-American to win an Oscar for acting; and the seventh winner during the decade of the 2000s. She hosts The Mo'Nique Show, a late-night talk show that premiered in 2009 on BET. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mo'Nique, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 11, 1967 In Woodlawn, Maryland, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969-09-23
Latest Project:
Series Breaking Up Is Hard to Do 2017-07-14
Known For
Series Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Unknown 2017-07-14
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Herself 2016-03-08
Movie Almost Christmas Aunt May 2016-11-11
Movie Bessie Ma Rainey 2015-05-16
Movie Blackbird Claire Rousseau 2014-02-16
Movie Precious Mary 2009-11-06
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Herself 2009-01-01
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Betty 2008-02-08
Series Celebrity Family Feud Herself 2008-06-24
Movie Mo'nique: I Coulda Been Your Cellmate Herself 2007-04-03
Series Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School Unknown 2007-04-15
Series Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance: Road to Paris Unknown 2007-07-21
Series Campus Ladies Unknown 2006-01-08
Movie Phat Girlz Jazmin Biltmore 2006-01-01
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Movie Farce of the Penguins Vicky (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Shadowboxer Precious 2005-09-09
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Domino Lateesha Rodriguez 2005-09-22
Movie Soul Plane Jamiqua 2004-05-28
Movie The Big Black Comedy Show, Vol. 1 Unknown 2004-06-01
Movie Hair Show 2004-10-17
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Dragon Drive Pyscho 2002-07-04
Series BET Awards Unknown 2001-06-19
Movie Baby Boy Patrice 2001-06-27
Movie The Queens of Comedy Herself 2001-01-27
Movie Two Can Play That Game Diedre 2001-09-07
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Movie 3 Strikes Dahlia 2000-03-01
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Series The Parkers Nicole Ann "Nikki" Oglevee 1999-08-30
Series The Hughleys Unknown 1998-09-22
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Unknown 1989-12-20
Series Showtime at the Apollo 1987-09-12
Movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Unknown 1969-09-23