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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 Showtime at the Apollo 1987-09-12
Latest Project:
Movie Mo'Nique & Friends: Live from Atlanta 2020-02-07
Known For
Poster of Precious
Poster of Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance: Road to Paris
Poster of Soul Plane
Poster of Baby Boy
Movie Mo'Nique & Friends: Live from Atlanta Self 2020-02-07
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Self 2016-03-08
Movie Almost Christmas Aunt May 2016-11-11
Movie Do I Look Like a Lady? (Comedians and Singers) Self (archival footage) 2016-10-16
Movie Bessie Ma Rainey 2015-05-16
Movie Blackbird Claire Rousseau 2014-02-16
Movie All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Dallas Herself 2010-10-05
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Self 2009-01-01
Movie Precious Mary Lee Johnston 2009-11-06
Movie Steppin : The Movie Aunt Carla 2009-05-19
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 2007-04-15
Series Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance: Road to Paris 2007-07-21
Movie Farce of the Penguins Vicky (voice) 2007-07-14
Movie Irish Jam Pyscho 2006-01-01
Series Campus Ladies Unknown 2006-01-08
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Movie Phat Girlz Jazmin Biltmore 2006-04-07
Movie Rugrats: Tales from the Crib: Three Jacks & A Beanstalk Aunt Moo (voice) 2006-05-29
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Shadowboxer Precious 2005-09-09
Movie Domino Lateesha Rodriguez 2005-10-14
Series The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
Movie The Big Black Comedy Show: Vol. 1 2004-06-01
Movie Soul Plane Jamiqua 2004-05-28
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Hair Show Peaches 2004-10-17
Movie Good Fences Ruth Crisp 2003-01-22
Movie Shaq's All Star Comedy Roast 2: Emmitt Smith 2003-06-17
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Movie Platinum Comedy Series: Roasting Shaquille O'Neal herself 2002-01-29
Movie Half Past Dead Twitch's Girl 2002-11-15
Movie The Queens of Comedy Herself 2001-01-27
Movie Baby Boy Patrice 2001-06-27
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 Nikki Parker 1999-08-30
Series The Hughleys Unknown 1998-09-22
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Series Showtime at the Apollo 1987-09-12