Angela Bassett, actress. ....who should have won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her leading role in "What's Love Got To Do With It?".... just sayin'. However, she was the first African-American to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the film.
Kerry Washington.....love female black actors...they are soo interesting to watch their movies...to me they are strong and powerful when it comes to acting and interviews....love them to me I find them sophisticated and interesting...love kerry
In the 1960s, Diahann Carroll was the most successful Black, female star in Hollywood.A triple threat with successful careers on the Broadway stage, as a singer, and in Hollywood,Diahann was a fierce presence who, more than any other Black actress, commanded substantial roles on screen. In 1961,she starred in the classic Paris Blues alongside Sidney Poitier, Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman and in 1967, she co-starred with Jane Fonda in the race drama Hurry Sundown.
Nia Long, Actress: Big Momma's House. Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The best man holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private Practice"), Terrence Howard (Hustle & flow), Morris Chestnut (The brothers) and Harold Perrineau ("Lost")...