Famous Black actors have made it big by being proud owners of Emmy, Oscars, and the Golden Globe Awards! Keep reading and you might be surprised by some of the unknown facts about these incredible Black actors!

The Blacks have been told to take the last seat for quite some time now, but in the recent times they have been nothing less than influential and the entertainment world has been flourishing with the rise of Black actors. Movies like Selma and 12 Years a Slave stand as testaments that it is going to keep earning a place in the audience hearts for the ages to come. Hollywood is now a home to some of the greatest Black actors whose on-screen performance has changed the way cinema has been perceived in the previous years. Pacing back to the earliest pages of Hollywood, the Whites were usually seen pursuing acting as a way of appreciating art, or as an exploration of self. But for the Blacks, it had been a necessary distortion, as it was a matter of life and death since they looked it at as a means of survival. The African-American have seen stereotypical roles like that of maids and now most of them stand front as Academy-Award winners in no less than record-shattering movies. Famous Black actors like Morgan Freeman, Will Smith, Samuel L Jackson, and Denzel Washington have all made it big by being proud owners of Emmy, Oscars, and the Golden Globe Awards! Keep reading and you might be surprised by some of the unknown facts about these incredible Black actors!
Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
(Actor)

02 May 1972

Hayward

American

Taurus

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur

16 June 1971

13 September 1996

New York City, New York, U.S

American

Gemini

Will SmithWill Smith
(Actor)

25 September 1968

West Philadelphia

American

Libra

Anthony MackieAnthony Mackie
(Actor)

23 September 1978

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

American

Virgo

Carl WeathersCarl Weathers
(Actor)

14 January 1948

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

American

Capricorn

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx

13 December 1967

Terrell

American

Sagittarius

Keith StanfieldKeith Stanfield
(Actor, Rapper)

12 August 1991

San Bernardino, California, USA

American

Leo

Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington
(American actor)

28 December 1954

Mount Vernon, New York, U.S

American

Capricorn

Ice-TIce-T
(Rapper, Actor)

16 February 1958

Newark, New Jersey, United States

American

Aquarius

Wayne BradyWayne Brady
(Actor)

02 June 1972

Columbus, Georgia, United States

American

Gemini

Wesley SnipesWesley Snipes

31 July 1962

Orlando, Florida, United States

American

Leo

Kyle MasseyKyle Massey
(Actor)

28 August 1991

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

American

Virgo

Tyler PerryTyler Perry

13 September 1969

New Orleans

American

Virgo

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier

20 February 1927

Miami, Florida, U.S.

Bahamian,American

Pisces

Wood HarrisWood Harris
(Actor)

17 October 1969

Chicago, Illinois, United States

American

Libra

Malik YobaMalik Yoba
(Singer, Actor, and Writer)

17 September 1967

The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States

American

Virgo

Danny GloverDanny Glover
(American actor)

22 July 1946

San Francisco, California, U.S.

American

Cancer

Todd BridgesTodd Bridges
(Actor)

27 May 1965

San Francisco, California, United States

American

Gemini

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
(Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist)

09 April 1898

23 January 1976

Princeton, New Jersey, U.S

American

Aries

Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
(singer)

08 December 1925

16 May 1990

Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

American

Sagittarius

Gregory HinesGregory Hines
(Dancer and Actor)

14 February 1946

09 August 2003

New York City

American

Aquarius

Jamal WoolardJamal Woolard
(Actor, Comedian, Rapper)

08 July 1980

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

American

Cancer

Stepin FetchitStepin Fetchit
(Actor)

30 May 1902

19 November 1985

Key West, Florida, United States

American

Gemini

Derek LukeDerek Luke
(Actor)

24 April 1974

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

American

Taurus

Chiwetel EjioforChiwetel Ejiofor
(stage actor, film actor)

10 July 1974

Forest Gate

British

Cancer

David Alan GrierDavid Alan Grier
(actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor)

30 June 1956

Detroit

Cancer

Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte
(Singer, Actor, Stage actor)

01 March 1927

New York City

American

Pisces

Damian HarrisDamian Harris
(Film director, Screenwriter)

02 August 1958

London

American

Leo

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