How many black actresses have won best actress Oscar?
- Hattie McDaniel. Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images.
- Whoopi Goldberg. Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost Mic/YouTube.
- Halle Berry. Halle Berry in Monster's Ball Mic/YouTube.
- Jennifer Hudson. Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls Mic/YouTube.
- Octavia Spencer.
- Lupita Nyong'o.
Also know, who is the only black woman to have won an Oscar for Best Actress *?
Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Academy Award, in 1939.
Furthermore, who was the first black actress to win an Oscar for a leading role? Hattie McDaniel
Consequently, what actresses have won an Oscar?
Best Actress Oscar Winners
- Janet Gaynor. Actress | A Star Is Born.
- Mary Pickford. Actress | Coquette.
- Norma Shearer. Actress | The Divorcee.
- Marie Dressler. Actress | Min and Bill.
- Helen Hayes. Actress | Airport.
- Katharine Hepburn. Actress | The Lion in Winter.
- Claudette Colbert. Actress | It Happened One Night.
- Bette Davis. Actress | All About Eve.
Who was the first black female actress to win an Emmy?