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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Oscar-Nominated Actors

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    There have been many black Oscar-nominated and Oscar-winning actors and actresses over the years. As we celebrate Black History Month, take a look through your favorite stars on the Biggest Night in Film.

    2014 Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years A Slave

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    2009 Mo'Nique for Precious - Winner Best Supporting Actress

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    2008 Taraji Henson for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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    2008 Viola Davis for Doubt

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    2007 Ruby Dee for American Gangster

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    2006 Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls - Winner Best Supporting Actress

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    2006 Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland - Winner Best Actor
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    2006 Djimon Hounsou for Blood Diamond and for In America in 2003

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    2005 Terrence Howard for Hustle & Flow

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    2004 Jamie Foxx for Ray - Winner Best Actor

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    2004 Morgan Freeman for Million Dollar Baby - Winner Best Supporting Actor

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    2004 Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo for Hotel Rwanda

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    2002 Queen Latifah for Chicago

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    2001 Halle Berry for Monster's Ball - Winner Best Actress

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    2001 Will Smith for Ali (and 2006 for The Pursuit of Happiness)

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    1999 Michael Clarke Duncan for The Green Mile

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    1996 Cuba Gooding, Jr. for Jerry Maguire - Winner Best Supporting Actor

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    1993 Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne for What's Love Got to Do With It

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    1994 Samuel L. Jackson for Pulp Fiction

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    1990 Whoopi Goldberg for Ghost - Winner Best Supporting Actress

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    1989 Denzel Washington for Glory - Winner Best Supporting Actor

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    1985 Oprah Winfrey and Margaret Avery for The Color Purple

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    1983 Alfre Woodard for Cross Creek

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    1982 Louis Gossett, Jr. for An Officer and a Gentlemen - Winner Best Supporting Actor

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    1974 Diahann Carroll for Claudine

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    1972 Diana Ross for Lady Sings the Blues

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    1972 Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield for Sounder

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    1970 James Earl Jones for The Great White Hope

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    1967 Beah Richards for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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    1963 Sidney Poitier for Lilies of the Field - Winner Best Actor

    Photo: Everett Collection

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    1954 Dorothy Dandridge for Carmen Jones

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    1939 Hattie McDaniel for Gone With the Wind - Winner Best Supporting Actress

    Photo: Everett Collection

 
 

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