Jennifer Hudson Makes Award Winning Acting Debut

Published: 2006-12-14
Former American Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson is causing quite a stir with her performance in the musical film Dreamgirls.

Hudson's portrayal of Effie White has earned the singer and actress numerous awards and nominations and has even generated some Oscar buzz. The New York Film Critics Circle, the Washington, DC Film Critics Association and the New York Film Critics Online all named Hudson best supporting actress. In addition, the Washington, DC Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, the National Board of Review and the Hollywood Life Awards also bestowed her with the breakthrough performance award.

Hudson stars alongside Beyonce Knowles, Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy in the movie adaptation of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical. Dreamgirls hits theatres on Christmas Day.

Writer: Meghan Wubs



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