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Taraji P. Henson Celebrates Her 50th Birthday In Style

Taraji P Henson

Taraji P Henson

Hollywood actress, Taraji P. Henson recently marked her 50th birthday.

The movie star celebrated in style by taking a trip to Mexico to party with her friends, Mary J. Blige, Angie Martinez, and many others.

Her words, “Go off shawty it’s ya BIRFDAY.”

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Taraji P Henson

Taraji P Henson

Taraji P Henson


Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress and author. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy (2001).

She received praise for her performances as a prostitute in Hustle & Flow (2005), for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture nomination; and as a single mother of a disabled child in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she received Academy Award, SAG Award and Critics Choice Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress. In 2010, she appeared in the action comedy Date Night, and co-starred in the remake of The Karate Kid.

Henson was born September 11, 1970 in Southeast Washington, D.C., the daughter of Bernice (née Gordon), a corporate manager at Woodward & Lothrop, and Boris Lawrence Henson, a janitor and metal fabricator.

She has two younger siblings, Shawn and April.[citation needed] She has often spoken of the influence of her maternal grandmother, Patsy Ballard, who accompanied her at the Academy Awards the year she was nominated.

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