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
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.
Vonetta McGee was an accomplished and charismatic Black actress who was relegated to starring roles in Black action films. Vonetta was diabolically seductive in Blacula and brought Shakti balance to Fred Williamson’s hyped up yang in Hammer. A fine actress with untapped potential, Vonetta could not break free of the Blaxploitation ghetto.
Nina Mae McKinney (June 13, 1912 - May 3, 1967) The first successful black actress in cinema. During the 1930s, McKinney won a coveted five-year contract with MGM and starred in two films. In Europe, where McKinney toured extensively, she was known as the “Black Garbo.”
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")...