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List of awards and nominations received by Taraji P. Henson

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Taraji P. Henson is an American actress who has received various awards and nominations, including one Golden Globe Award, one Critics' Choice Movie Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Additionally, she has been nominated for one Academy Award, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and five Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2019, Henson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the motion picture industry.[1][2]

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Taraji P. Henson awards and nominations
Henson at the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards
Awards won 28
Nominations 76

In 2005 she was in Hustle & Flow's cast, which gave her first Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. Henson's breakthrough role in the 2008 acclaimed romantic drama film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

She gained wider recognition for her role as Cookie Lyon on the Fox television series Empire (2009–2015), which earned her a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, becoming the first African-American actress to do so. The television series also garnered her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations in the same category. In 2016, she starred as NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson in the biographical drama Hidden Figures, which won her a MTV Movie Award for Best Hero and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress.[3][4] Henson and her co-stars were selected as the Best Cast from the National Board of Review and won Best Cast from the Screen Actors Guild and Satellite Awards.