Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
Was the 147th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Fences (2016) at The Oscars (2017) on February 26, 2017.
We grew up in abject poverty. Acting, writing scripts and skits were a way of escaping our environment at a very young age.
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)
Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
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