List of black winners of acting Oscars

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Posted: Feb 27, 2012 5:22 PM
List of black winners of acting Oscars

Black actors who have won Academy Awards:

Best Actor

Sidney Poitier, 1963, "Lilies Of The Field"

Denzel Washington, 2001, "Training Day"

Jamie Foxx, 2004, "Ray"

Forest Whitaker 2006, "The Last King of Scotland"

Best Actress

Halle Berry, 2001, "Monster's Ball"

Best Supporting Actress

Hattie McDaniel, 1939, "Gone With The Wind"

Whoopi Goldberg, 1990, "Ghost"

Jennifer Hudson, 2006, "Dreamgirls"

Mo'Nique, 2009, "Precious"

Octavia Spencer, 2011, "The Help"

Best Supporting Actor

Louis Gossett, Jr., 1982, "An Officer and A Gentleman"

Denzel Washington, 1989, "Glory"

Cuba Gooding Jr., 1996, "Jerry Maguire"

Morgan Freeman, 2004, "Million Dollar Baby"


AP Researcher Julie Reed contributed to this report.