Hudson at the 79th Academy Awards
|1 Nomination / 1 Win|
|Born||September 12, 1981|
|Chicago, Illinois, USA|
Jennifer Hudson is an American recording artist, actress and spokesperson. She came to prominence in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of "American Idol", coming in seventh place. She made her film debut in Dreamgirls (2006), which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.