Received a 1999 Obie Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway play "Everybody's Ruby".
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[on the oppression facing women of color] I know the ropes, I've been in the casting offices, I've felt the discrimination, I've felt "the line"...so when someone gives me a stage to be able to say something, it's already in there. By the time you're 50, you have a built-in narrative of your own. Sometimes there is no sugar-coating it. Sometimes you have to challenge people's belief systems in a ...
With her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Fences
(2016), Viola Davis became the first black woman to have won a Tony, an Emmy, and an Oscar for acting. Whoopi Goldberg
not only has all three awards; she also has a Grammy (making her one of the few "EGOT" honorees, someone who has won all four awards)--but Goldberg won her Tony Award for producing the Broadway show "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (...