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Was the first African-American to win an Academy Award. She won as Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939). She became the first African-American to attend the Academy Awards as a guest, not a servant.
I'd rather play a maid than be one.
Frequently played "maid" characters
The Colored Sophie Tucker
Wichita, Kansas, USA
Woodland Hills, California, USA
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