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June 10th, 2013
thesmithian

"In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book." —Hattie McDaniel

the first African American to win an Academy Award, McDaniel won it for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind. She was born (the youngest of 13 children) in Wichita, Kansas, on this day in 1895.

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