Here are all the Black actors and actresses who have won Oscars

Mildred Europa Taylor March 01, 2023

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Gooding Jr. won Best Supporting Actor for his role as football player Rod Tidwell in “Jerry Maguire” (1996). At 29, he became the youngest Black actor to win Best Supporting Actor.

Halle Berry

Berry remains the only Black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the 2001 film “Monster’s Ball”.

Denzel Washington

After Washington won Supporting Actor for “Glory” in 1989, he earned his first Best Actor award for his role as a corrupt narcotics officer in “Training Day” (2001).

Morgan Freeman

Freeman won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role as Eddie “Scrap-Iron” Dupris in the movie “Million Dollar Baby” (2004). It was his first Oscar win after several nominations.

Jamie Foxx

Foxx won Best Actor award in 2005 for playing R&B icon Ray Charles in the biopic “Ray” (2004).

Last Edited by:Mildred Europa Taylor Updated: March 1, 2023


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