Taraji P. Henson has had an extensive career in both television and movies. The actress made her breakthrough in 2001's Baby Boy. In 2009, she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. She currently stars as Cookie Lyon on the hit TV show Empire, for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2015. Click through to see Taraji's best roles.