Which five Black actors won Best Actor or Best Actress Academy Awards? – Answered

The Microsoft Rewards Bing HomePage Trivial quiz question is: Which five Black actors won Best Actor or Best Actress Academy Awards? [supersonic quiz]

The options and the correct answers to this Microsoft Rewards Bing HomePage Trivial quiz question are tabulated below:

The options that are given for this Bing homepage quiz are listed below:

Forest Whitaker
Viola Davis
Denzel Wash- ington
Samuel L Jackson
Sidney Poitier
Whoopi Goldberg
Jamie Foxx
Halle Berry

The 5 correct answers to this Microsoft Rewards Bing HomePage Trivial quiz question are listed below: 

Forest Whitaker
Denzel Wash- ington
Sidney Poitier
Jamie Foxx
Halle Berry

Based on the options given, Bing quiz rewards didn’t recognize Whoopi Goldberg as a winner but the truth is Whoopi Goldberg won an award in 1990 “Ghost” for best supporting actress. Viola Davis also won in 2016 “Fences” as best supporting actress.

List of First Black Oscar Winners:

  • Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – 2022 (Best Documentary Feature for Summer of Soul)
  • Ariana DeBose – 2022 (Best Supporting Actress for West Side Story)
  • Common & John Legend – 2015 (Best Original Song for “Glory” from Selma)
  • Cuba Gooding Jr. – 1996 (Best Supporting Actor for “Jerry Maguire”)
  • Daniel Kaluuya – 2021 (Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Judas and the Black Messiah)
  • Denzel Washington – 2002 and 1989 (Best Supporting Actor for “Glory” and Best Actor for “Training Day”)
  • Forest Whitaker – 2006 (Best Actor for “The Last King of Scotland”)
  • Geoffrey Fletcher – 2009 (Best Adapted Screenplay for “Precious”)
  • H.E.R. – 2021 (Best Original Song for “Fight for You” from Judas and the Black Messiah)
  • Halle Berry – 2001 (Best Actress for “Monster’s Ball”)
  • Hattie McDaniel – 1940 (Best Supporting Actress for “Gone with the Wind”)
  • Herbie Hancock – 1987 (Best Original Score for “Round Midnight”)
  • Irene Cara – 1983 (Best Original Song for “What a Feeling” from “Flashdance”)
  • Isaac Hayes – 1972 (Best Original Song for “Shaft”)
  • Jamie Foxx – 2005 (Best Actor for “Ray”)
  • Jennifer Hudson – 2006 (Best Supporting Actress for “Dreamgirls”)
  • John Ridley – 2013 (Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave)
  • Jon Batiste – 2021 (Best Original Score for Disney’s Soul)
  • Jordan Peele – 2018 (Best Original Screenplay for Get Out)
  • Kobe Bryant – 2018 (Best Animated Short for “Dear Basketball”)
  • Lionel Richie – 1985 (Best Original Song for “Say You, Say Me” from “White Nights”)
  • Louis Gossett Jr. – 1982 (Best Supporting Actor for “An Officer and a Gentleman”)
  • Lupita Nyong’o – 2013 (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for 12 Years a Slave)
  • Mahershala Ali – 2016, 2018 (Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight and Green Book)
  • Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver – 2020 (Best Animated Short Film for Hair Love)
  • Mo’Nique – 2009 (Best Supporting Actress for “Precious”)
  • Morgan Freeman – 2004 (Best Supporting Actor for “Million Dollar Baby”)
  • Octavia Spencer – 2012 (Best Supporting Actress for The Help)
  • Prince – 1984 (Best Original Song Score for “Purple Rain”)
  • Regina King – 2018 (Best Supporting Actress for If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Roger Ross Williams – 2010 (Best Documentary Short Subject for “Music By Prudence”)
  • Russell Williams – 1989 and 1990 (Best Sound for “Glory” and “Dances with Wolves”)
  • Samuel L. Jackson – 2022 (Honorary Academy Award)
  • Sidney Poitier – 1963 (Best Actor for “Lilies of the Field”)
  • Spike Lee – 2019 (Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKKKlansman)
  • Steve McQueen – 2013 (Best Motion Picture for Twelve Years A Slave)
  • Stevie Wonder – 1984 (Best Original Song for “I Just Called to Say I Love You” from “The Woman in Red”)
  • T.J. Martin – 2012 (Best Documentary for “Undefeated”)
  • Tarell Alvin McCraney and Barry Jenkins – 2017 (Best Picture for Moonlight)
  • Three 6 Mafia – 2005 (Best Original Song for “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” from “Hustle & Flow”)
  • Travon Free – 2021 (Best Live Action Short Film for Two Distant Strangers)
  • Tyler Perry – 2021 (Special Award for humanitarian contributions)
  • Viola Davis – 2017 (Best Supporting Actress for Fences)
  • Whoopi Goldberg – 1991 (Best Supporting Actress for “Ghost”)
  • Will Smith – 2022 (Best Actor for King Richard)
  • Willie D. Burton – 1988 (Best Sound for “Glory”)

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