First African-American actor to win Best Actor. First African-American actor to
receive two acting nominations (Best ...
Feb 27, 2016 ... The first African-American to win the best supporting actor Oscar took home the
award for his role as Gunnery Sgt Emil Foley in An Officer and a ...
On this day in 1964, Sydney Poitier becomes the first African American to win the
Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a construction worker who helps ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... ... women of color have earned Oscars for Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor,
... Intercut with the footage are the winner's acceptance speeches, all of .... The
first African American male to win an Oscar was James Baskett for ...
Feb 24, 2012 ... The Help's Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer are up for Oscars at the 84th Academy
Awards. Here's a look at 12 Black actors who previously won Oscars. ... the first
Black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his .... impact of an
Oscar win by looking back at the select few African Americans ...
Mar 24, 2002 ... On the same night, Black actor Denzel Washington won for Best ... making him
the second African-American to win such an award from the ...
Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees - pg.1. ... In
1954, Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination
Feb 23, 2012 ... Take a look back at previous black nominees who've won. ... Best Actress in a
Supporting Role: Gone With the Wind, 1940. Previous Next
Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Oscar for acting. It was
for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mammy in "Gone with the Wind."
Feb 26, 2014 ... She was the first black American (and only third woman after ... man to win best
actor as well as first black person to win an Oscar for best actor ...