Minority Oscar Winners in Major Acting Categories

Jennie Wood

Anthony Quinn
Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Viva Zapata!, 1952, and Lust for Life, 1956
Anthony Quinn
When Anthony Quinn won his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1956, he became the first Mexican-born actor to win two Oscars in the same category. Quinn was also nominated for Best Actor twice, in 1957 for Wild Is the Wind, and in 1964 for Zorba the Greek.
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