Minority Oscar Winners in Major Acting Categories
1. Hattie McDaniel2. José Ferrer3. Anthony Quinn4. Rita Moreno5. Sidney Poitier6. Sacheen Littlefeather7. Louis Gossett, Jr.8. Whoopi Goldberg9. Mercedes Ruehl10. Cuba Gooding, Jr.11. Benicio del Toro12. Halle Berry & Denzel Washington13. Jamie Foxx & Morgan Freeman14. Forest Whitaker15. Jennifer Hudson16. Javier Bardem17. Penelope Cruz18. Mo'Nique19. Octavia Spencer20. Lupita Nyong'o
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Jerry Maguire, 1996
- Cuba Gooding, Jr. became the youngest African-American actor to win an Academy Award. He was 29 at the time. He has also appeared in Selma, Boyz n the Hood, A Few Good Men, and As Good as It Gets.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Reed Saxon