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 ...
Jan 22, 2016 ... Here Is Every Black Actor Who Has Won an Academy Award ... color have
earned Oscars for Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor or Supporting Actress. ...
compiling every single black winner in 87 years of Academy Awards.
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 ...
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 ...
Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees - pg.1. ... In
1954, Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination
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 ...
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
Sidney Poitier has become the first black person to win the best actor Oscar. ...
Bahamian accent and was initially rejected by the American Negro Theatre.
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 ...