Who Won the 1940
Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress

Hattie McDaniel

("Gone With the Wind")

1939 Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Winner
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Celebrate Women's History Month

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“In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women's History Month to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. By the early months of 2017, the women of New York continue to make so many historic strides,” ...

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Film immortal, Hattie McDaniel

Amsterdam News
Hattie McDaniel was the Jackie Robinson of filmdom as the first African-American actor/actress to win an Oscar. She won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Gone with the Wind” (1939). The award was the culmination of a screen career in ...

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Colorado's historic connection to the Oscars

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Hattie McDaniel won an award for her supporting actress role as 'Mammy'. She became the first African-American to win an Academy Award. The McDaniel family lived in Denver and Hattie attended East High School until her sophomore year. She then left ...

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If the L.A. Times hadn't broken an embargo in 1940, the Oscars ...

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