Appeared in a touring company of "Show Boat".
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5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, fellow members of the motion picture industry and honored guests: This is one of the happiest moments of my life, and I want to thank each one of you who had a part in selecting me for one of their awards, for your kindness. It has made me feel very, very humble; and I shall always hold it as a beacon for anything that I may be able to do in the future...
When the date of the Atlanta premiere of Gone with the Wind
(1939) approached, McDaniel told director Victor Fleming
she would not be able to make it, when in actuality she did not want to cause trouble due to the virulent racism that was rampant in Atlanta at the time.
Frequently played "maid" characters