Women / Persons ~ P24064

Hattie McDaniel

Gender: Female
Life Dates: 10 June 1895 - 26 October 1952
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Member of committee or club
  • Musician, composer
  • Performer, actress
  • Performer, singer
Note: First African American to win an Academy Award for her role in Gone with the Wind. Comedian, singer-songwriter, acted on both television and in films and appeared in over 300 films. Despite her contributions to film, she has been criticized for portraying stereotypes of african americans and for her relative silence on civil rights issues.
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