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Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson
Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson play Deena Jones and Effie White in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, which tells a fictionalized version of the beginnings of Motown Records. Deena is based on Diana Ross, while Effie is based on an amalgam of soul singers including Supremes member Florence Ballard, Etta James and Aretha Franklin.