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Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel – American Actress

Hattie McDaniel was an American actress. Here are some impressive facts abut her!

– She was the first African-American woman to win an Oscar from playing “Mammy” in Gone with the Wind

– She won an Academy Award for her role in Gone with the Wind, However, with segregation laws she could not even go to get her own award at the ceremony

– Her brother, Sam McDaniel, and sister, Etta McDaniel, were also in the acting business

– She was a great chef and had a huge party with all the stars Hollywood. She hosted it every year and cooked all of the food

– After High School, she joined her brother’s circus and traveled all around the American Midwest

– She has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for her Radio contributions and one for her acting contributions

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For more information on Hattie McDaniel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI3zsRTgYHE

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Hattie-McDaniel

https://www.amazon.com/Hattie-McDaniel-Movies-TV/s?k=Hattie+McDaniel&rh=n%3A2625373011

https://www.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/digital-colorado/colorado-histories/20th-century/hattie-mcdaniel-actress/

Hannah

Hannah

Founder, Smart Girl, Survivor, Champion of womens rights and kids rights

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