Taraji P. Henson

Actor who plays Vernell Watson in the biopic "Talk to Me."

Taraji P. Henson, who plays Vernell Watson in the Ralph “Petey” Greene biopic “Talk to Me.”

Last book I bought:
“Friends: A Love Story” by Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance

Book I’m reading:
See above

Total number of books I own:vAbout 100

Three books that mean a lot to me:
the Bible
“The Science of Mind” by Ernest Holmes
“Faith in the Valley” by Iyanla Vanzant

Last film I saw:
“Hot Fuzz,” directed by Edgar Wright

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Beaches,” directed by Garry Marshall
“Mahogany,” directed by Berry Gordy
“Sophie’s Choice,” directed by Alan J. Pakula

Last CD I bought:
Stanley Turrentine — jazz

Song currently playing:
“Butterfly Girl,” Eric Roberson

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Adore,” Prince
“Amazing Grace,” written by John Newton
“A Love Supreme,” John Coltrane

Favorite Drink:
Strawberry milkshake with lots of whip cream and a cherry on top

Favorite Charity:
Art Creates Life — headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Favorite Vacation:
Anywhere tropical — next trip is Bali

Favorite Vice:
I’m too analytical.

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
President George W. Bush, director Craig Brewer, Courtney Cox, Prince, Diana Ross

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