Many people know about Jennifer Hudson’s stint on American Idol competitor and her brilliant music career, but [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm] is also an accomplished actress, winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in her first ever film, Dreamgirls.
Maybe she will perform one at her free streaming Live on Letterman concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater on June 13th? Check out the entire concert, live right here!
Dreamgirls (2006)-Effie White
When Jennifer Hudson played Effie White, a hopeful girl group singer in the musical drama, Dreamgirls, alongside Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, and Anika Noni Rose, no one knew that Hudson’s first role would also earn her a much-coveted Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.