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Hattie McDaniel (June 10,1895 – Oct 26,1952) was the first black performer to win an Academy Award: Best Supporting Actress for "Mammy" in Gone with the Wind,1939. She was the first black woman to sing on the radio in America. Over the course of her career, McDaniel appeared in over 300 films, although she only received screen credits for about 80. McDaniel has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.