Mo'Nique at the 82nd Academy Awards
|1 Nomination / 1 Win|
|Born||December 11, 1967|
|Woodlawn, Maryland, USA|
Mo'Nique is an American comedian and actress. She is best known for her role as Nikki Parker 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 and won numerous awards including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She hosted "The Mo'Nique Show", a late-night talk show that premiered in 2009 on BET but was later cancelled in 2011.