Taraji P. Henson

  • Birth Name: Taraji Penda Henson
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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 Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett, <em>Empire</em>

Taraji P. Henson Says Jussie Smollett Will Be Back on Empire Next Season

According to Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett isn't leaving Empire anytime soon. In an interview with The View, the actress shot down rumors that he might be written off the show amid his recent legal trouble, saying that you can expect him back nex… Read more

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, <em>Empire</em>
Empire Boss Confirms Who Is Definitely Not in the Casket

And teases plenty of drama ahead for the Lyon family

Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, <em>Empire</em>
Empire: Who Will Die at the End of Season 5?

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Empire Boss Reveals [Spoiler] Plays a Key Role in That Casket Mystery

So who ends up in the coffin?

Taraji P. Henson, <em>Empire</em>
Empire Exclusive: Cookie Lyon Makes the Perfect Argument for Prison Reform

Cookie for president!

Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray, <em>Empire</em>
Who's in the Casket in Empire Season 5?

Here's who we think ended up underground

Terrence Howard, <em>Empire</em>
Who Died on Empire?

Showrunner Brett Mahoney weighs in on that shocking death and what's ahead

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Chef Tom Colicchio and wife fighting hunger
02:57 — One in six Americans are considered food insecure. Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio and his wife, filmmaker Lori Silverbush, created a documentary, "A Pla (more…)
‘Empire’ Star Taraji P. Henson On Cookie’s Fierce Fashion and Sassiest Catchphrases
01:48 — Empire has quickly become TV's hottest new show. And at the center piece of the highly stylized drama is Cookie Lyon, one of the most delicious charac (more…)
This is Why Taraji P. Henson Is Sending Her Son to a Historically Black Universi
01:23 — "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson created a social media firestorm by revealing that she believes her 20-year-old Marcel was racially profiled.

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Sun Apr 21 8:00pm
Date Night HBO2

Mild-mannered married couple Phil and Claire steal a dinner reservation, which leads to a case of mistaken identity. Turns out the reservation was for a pair of thieves, and now a number of unsavory characters want them dead. If they can survive a wacky an (more…)

Mon Apr 22 2:00am
Person of InterestB.S.O.D.(Season 5, Episode 1) WGNA

In the Season 5 premiere, Reese and Finch try to save the Machine's source code before it deteriorates beyond repair; Root fights for her life against Samaritan's agents; and Fusco faces questions following the deaths of Dominic and Elias.

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button STARZ

A man is born in New Orleans just after World War I, but he is already in his 80s and then proceeds to live his life aging in reverse into the 21st century, experiencing joy and sadness, loves lost and found, and the meaning of timelessness.

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