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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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1967-12-11

Place of Birth Woodlawn, Maryland, USA

Official Site http://www.moniqueworldwide.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Almost Christmas as Aunt May
2016 The 4%: Film's Gender Problem as Herself
2015 Bessie as Ma Rainey
2014 Blackbird as Claire Rousseau
2009 Precious as Mary
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Herself
2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins as Betty
2007 Mo'Nique's F.A.T. Chance: Road to Paris(1 episode)
2007 Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School(11 episodes)
2007 Mo'nique: I Coulda Been Your Cellmate as Herself
2006 Ugly Betty(1 episode)
2006 Campus Ladies(1 episode)
2006 Phat Girlz as Jazmin Biltmore
2005 The Boondocks(1 episode)
2005 Domino as Lateesha Rodriguez
2005 The Tyra Banks Show(1 episode)
2005 Shadowboxer as Precious
2004 Hair Show
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2004 Soul Plane as Jamiqua
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Nip/Tuck(1 episode)
2001 The Bernie Mac Show(1 episode)
2001 Two Can Play That Game as Diedre
2001 Baby Boy as Patrice
2001 BET Awards(3 episodes)
2001 The Queens of Comedy as Herself
2000 Girlfriends(1 episode)
2000 3 Strikes as Dahlia
1999 The Parkers(110 episodes)
1998 The Hughleys(1 episode)
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1996 Moesha(3 episodes)
1987 Showtime at the Apollo(21 episodes)
1900 Mo'Nique's Fat Chance(0 episodes)
1900 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do(0 episodes)

Creator

1900 The Mo'Nique ShowCreator
1900 Mo'Nique's Fat ChanceCreator

Writing

2001 The Queens of ComedyWriter

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