Which black male actor was the first to win an Oscar?
The Hollywood Reporter highlights the 32 black actors, musicians, writers, producers, sound mixers and other artists who have taken home gold.
Image Source: Getty / Archive Photos Thanks to his stellar performance in Lilies of the Field, Poitier became the first black male to win an Oscar
The world's first Muslim actor to win an Oscar, Mahershala Ali, is an Ahmedi. Remember that, Pakistanis who want to claim his win.
First black man to win an Oscar. First African-American actor to win Best Actor.
Luise Rainer, Katharine Hepburn 6. Name one actor who has won the Oscar for Best Actor two years in a row. Spencer Tracy, Tom Hanks 7. Who was the first woman to win Best Director?
By consistently refusing to play the stereotypical roles that were offered to him as a black actor, Poitier blazed a trail for himself and the performers who
Finally: Leonardo DiCaprio used his Oscar win for Best Actor to deliver a lecture on climate
This list of Hollywood celebrities who have no Academy Awards also includes black actors, like Will Smith, and famous classic stars, like Peter O'Toole and Cary Grant. How these people never won an Oscar will always be a mystery!
The acting profession's top award has gone to a black actor for the first time. Sidney Poitier won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field. In the film, released last year, he played construction worker Homer Smith whom a group of nuns believe was sent to them by God to build...
In 2001 Denzel Washington (for "Training Day") and Halle Berry (for "Monster's Ball") won the best actor and best actress Oscars - the first black actors to win since Poitier in 1964 for "Lillies of the Field".
Mystic River, Murder In The First, Woodsman, Footloose, Apollo 13... He is a good actor, who did great
The legend is currently tied with sound engineers Russell Williams (who won back-to-back awards for Glory and Dances With Wolves) and Willie D. Burton (Bird and Dreamgirls) for largest number of competitive Oscars
6Marlon Brando and De Niro are the only actors to win an Oscar for the same character.
Leonardo DiCaprio is poised to win his first Oscar for The Revenant this year, but he's
Here we take a look at some of Hollywood's finest who somehow haven't won an Oscar already
If there's one actor who we won't mind receiving an undeserving Oscar, it's Jim Carrey.
While he also admitted that he didn't know if that was true, Dustin Lance Black, the openly gay Oscar-winning screenwriter of Milk, had this to
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Poitier is the earliest surviving actor to have won Best Actor Award at Oscars. Maximilian Schell who was the first one to win that award, died on 1 February 2014.
[It was a memorable win for Gossett - he was the third African-American actor to win an acting Oscar, following Hattie McDaniel who won in 1939 for Gone With The Wind (1939), and
In 1964, he became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for best actor. Actor Sidney Poitier is photographed with his Oscar statuette at the 36th Annual Academy Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 13, 1964.
So which black actors were unjustly snubbed? Whose great performance went unrewarded?
First year in which black actors were nominated in every acting category.
Brando was the first to use Hollywood's most prestigious awards show as a political platform. The actor, who won Best Actor for The Godfather , didn't attend the
+10 Sidney Poitier, who won an Oscar for his performance in Lilies of the Field, was the first black actor to ever win one of the gold statuettes: 52 years later, only four more have won a best actor or actress award.
Sidney Poitier becomes the first black actor to win a Lead Acting Oscar for his performance in Lilies in the Field, where he plays a handyman who helps a bunch of nuns build a church.
Here is a list of great actors who never won an Oscar even once.
1. first black artist to win an oscar: hattie mcdaniel.
Mahershala Ali, 43, became the fifth black actor to win an Oscar for his or her supporting role, and the first-ever Muslim
More varied than black actresses, but still low overall. Here are the seven black actors who have taken home Oscars.
- Halle Berry becomes the first black woman to win a Best Actress Oscar, Monster's Ball, 2000.
Denzel Washington won for his role as a crooked cop in Training Day while Halle Berry, who is the only black woman to win a best actress Oscar, won for her role in Monster's Ball.
The first Black man to win an Oscar was Sidney Poitier.
These are actors who deserve Oscars, and yet they still don't have one.
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Here's a look at 10 movie stars who should soon add Oscar winner to their resume: Leonardo dicaprio finally has an oscar win.
Here are a few of the all-star actors and actresses who have won multiple Oscars.
Timothy Hutton won his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at just 20 years old in 1980, stealing the show from Mary Tyler Moore, who
Who Will Win: Ali, who's grabbed most of the available pre-Oscar awards. Who Should Win: Ali, whose oddly warm and paternal drug dealer is a character you've never
First black actor to win for acting. Sidney Poitier won Best Actor for Lilies of the Field (1963).
2006 saw Whitaker become only the fourth black male to win the Best Actor award for his terrifying
If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture. That is the conclusion of a paper published today, Sunday 5 February, in the British Journal of Psychology by Dr Niklas K...
The only problem with it was that Smith was not, in fact, the first openly gay man to win an Oscar. Far from it. At the 63rd Academy Awards
Leonardo DiCaprio's struggle to win an Oscar is our modern-day Book of Job.
Like half the people who win awards take time to talk about politics or social justice or whatever else they like.