- Associated Press - Monday, February 27, 2012

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

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