Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
She was the first black woman to receive three Academy Award nominations. Octavia Spencer (in 2017, also for acting) and Ruth E. Carter (in 2018, for costume design) followed.
[on why she's not inspired to direct] I can't deal with actors! I can't deal with myself. We're neurotic and miserable... I love doing what I'm doing, but while I'm doing it, I'm miserable.
Her natural hair
Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
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