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C., the daughter of Bernice (née Gordon), a corporate manager at Woodward & Lothrop, and Boris Lawrence Henson, a janitor and metal fabricator.
Henson received her SAG Card in the early 1990s for doing 3 extra roles.
Fox ordered the pilot to series in May 2014 and the TV series debuted on January 7, 2015, with positive reviews from critics and wide commercial success.
In July 2015, Henson was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, and she submitted the show's pilot for Emmy voting.
From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred as Detective Jocelyn Carter in the CBS drama Person of Interest, for which she won an NAACP Image Award.
In 2005, Henson was in the independent film Hustle & Flow as Shug, the love interest of Terrence Howard, who portrayed the male lead DJay.
In January 2016, Henson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for Empire becoming only the third African-American actress to take home the award after Gail Fisher (1972) and Regina Taylor (1992).
In 2015 Henson teamed up with Empire co-star Terrence Howard to produce and host a variety holiday special for Fox titled Taraji and Terrence's White Hot Holidays.
The film was nominated for two Academy awards, winning one.
In 2008, she appeared opposite Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Her recurring appearances in television include the character Angela Scott on ABC's Eli Stone in December 2008.