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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 series The Parkers 1999-08-30
Latest Project:
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem 2016-03-08
Known For
Poster of Ugly Betty
Poster of Soul Plane
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Herself 2016-03-08
Movie Bessie Ma Rainey 2015-05-16
Movie Blackbird Claire Rousseau 2014-02-16
Movie Oz the Great and Powerful Dahlia 2013-03-07
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
Movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets Mary 2007-12-13
Movie Farce of the Penguins Vicky (voice) 2006-12-01
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Series Campus Ladies Unknown 2006-01-08
Movie Phat Girlz Jazmin Biltmore 2006-01-01
Movie Irish Jam Pyscho 2006-01-01
Movie Shadowboxer Precious 2005-09-09
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Domino Lateesha Rodriguez 2005-09-22
Series The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
Movie Hair Show Peaches 2004-10-17
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Movie Soul Plane Jamiqua 2004-05-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Movie Good Fences Ruth Crisp 2003-01-22
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Movie Two Can Play That Game Diedre 2001-09-07
Movie Baby Boy Patrice 2001-06-27
Series BET Awards Unknown 2001-06-19
Movie The Queens of Comedy Herself 2001-01-27
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Movie 3 Strikes Dahlia 2000-03-01
Series The Parkers Nicole Ann "Nikki" Oglevee 1999-08-30