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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jennifer Kate Hudson  

Pen Name: Jennifer Hudson

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1981 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Jennifer was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jennifer Hudson is a recording artist, actress and spokesperson. She came to prominence in 2004 as one of the finalists on the third season of ''American Idol'', coming in seventh place. She made her film debut in the 2006 film ''Dreamgirls'', 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.

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