Taraji P. Henson is incredible as Cookie Lyon on Empire, but there’s no doubt the actress is amazing in every role she takes on. Whether it’s in Hustle & Flow, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, or Hidden Figures, there isn’t a role Henson hasn’t hit out of the park.
In the above video, Henson reveals the artist who inspires her and how she got her start in acting. You can also find out if she’s ever been able to meet the person who motivated her to try her hand at acting.
Watch the video above to find out who her inspiration is!