Hattie McDaniel (June 10, – October 26, ) was an American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian. She is best known for her role as "Mammy" in Gone with the Wind (), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first Oscar won by a black entertainer.. In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel recorded 16 blues sides between
Hattie McDaniel, Actress: Gone with the Wind. After working as early as the s as a band vocalist, Hattie McDaniel debuted as a maid in The Golden West (). Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest () and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams (). In this one, directed by George Stevens and aided and abetted by star Katharine .
McDaniel's dying wish, to be buried at Hollywood Memorial Park, was denied because at the time that cemetery did not permit burials for African-Americans. In , a memorial cenotaph for the actress was finally placed there by McDaniel's relatives and by Tyler Cassity, owner of the now-renamed Hollywood Forever cemetery. eccpasa.info: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los .
Mar 01, · What You Didn't Know About Hattie McDaniel! (Benny), finds only suffering when the couple leaves his beloved city for what he considers a ramshackle bungalow in the wilderness.