Saturday, February 20, 2010

Actress Mo'Nique in Precious

Actress Mo'Nique photo
Mo'Nique in Precious, originally uploaded by PreciousTheMovie.

Mo'Nique is an American actress, comedienne, and talk show host, who rose to fame in the UPN series The Parkers while also making a name for herself as a stand-up comedian hosting a variety of venues including Showtime at the Apollo. She performed roles in such films as Phat Girlz, and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins. In 2009, she received critical acclaim for her role in the film Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire. She has won numerous awards including a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Precious. She has become the 16th African American actress to receive the Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She hosts The Mo'Nique Show, a late night talk show that premiered in 2009 on BET.

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