Hattie McDaniel

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Hattie McDaniel in 1941

Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was an American actress and singer. She was born in Wichita, Kansas. She made her movie debut in the 1932 movie, The Golden West. McDaniel is probably best known for her role as Mammy in the 1939 movie, Gone with the Wind where she won a Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress making her the first African-American to win a Academy Award.

McDaniel has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for singing and one for acting.

McDaniel died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, on October 26, 1952 at age 57 from breast cancer.

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One of McDaniel's stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which she received for radio.
Year Title Role Notes
1932 The Impatient Maiden Injured Patient Uncredited
1932 Are You Listening? Singer
1932 The Washington Masquerade Maid Uncredited
1932 The Boiling Point Caroline - Kirk's Cook uncredited
1932 Crooner Maid in Ladies' Room uncredited
1932 Blonde Venus Cora, Helen's Maid in New Orleans
1932 The Golden West Mammy Lou uncredited
1932 Hypnotized Powder Room Attendant
1933 Hello, Sister! Woman in Apartment House Uncredited
1933 I'm No Angel Tira's Maid-Manicurist uncredited
1933 Goodbye Love Edna the Maid uncredited
1934 Mickey's Rescue Maid uncredited
1934 Merry Wives of Reno Bunny's Maid uncredited
1934 Operator 13 Annie (a Cook) uncredited
1934 King Kelly of the U.S.A. Black Narcissus Mop Buyer uncredited
1934 Judge Priest Aunt Dilsey
1934 Flirtation uncredited
1934 Lost in the Stratosphere Ida Johnson
1934 Fate's Fathead Mandy, the Maid
1934 Babbitt Rosalie, the Maid uncredited
1934 Little Men Asia uncredited
1934 The Chases of Pimple Street Hattie, Gertrude's Maid uncredited
1935 Anniversary Trouble Mandy, the maid
1935 Okay Toots Maid
1935 The Little Colonel Becky ('Mom Beck') Porter
1935 Transient Lady Servant uncredited
1935 Traveling Saleslady Martha Smith uncredited
1935 Wig-Wag Cook uncredited
1935 The Four Star Boarder Maid Uncredited
1935 China Seas Isabel McCarthy, Dolly's Maid
1935 Alice Adams Malena Burns, Maid Serving Dinner Uncredited
1935 Murder by Television Isabella - the Cook
1935 Harmony Lane Liza, the Cook uncredited
1935 Music is Magic Amanda
1935 Another Face Nellie, Sheila's Maid uncredited
1935 We're Only Human Molly, Martin's Maid uncredited
1936 Can This Be Dixie? Lizzie
1936 Next Time We Love Hanna uncredited
1936 The First Baby Dora uncredited
1936 The Singing Kid Maid uncredited
1936 Gentle Julia Kitty Silvers
1936 Arbor Day Buckwheat's mother
1936 Show Boat Queenie
1936 The Bride Walks Out Mamie - Carolyn's maid
1936 High Tension Hattie
1936 Postal Inspector Deborah uncredited
1936 Star for a Night Hattie
1936 Valiant Is the Word for Carrie Ellen Belle
1936 Libeled Lady Maid in Grand Plaza Hall uncredited
1936 Reunion Sadie
1937 Mississippi Moods
1937 Racing Lady Abby
1937 Don't Tell the Wife Mamie, Nancy's Maid uncredited
1937 The Crime Nobody Saw Ambrosia
1937 The Wildcatter Pearl uncredited
1937 Saratoga Rosetta
1937 Stella Dallas Edna - Maid #2 Uncredited
1937 Sky Racket Jenny
1937 Over the Goal Hannah
1937 Merry Go Round of 1938 Maid
1937 Nothing Sacred Mrs. Walker uncredited
1937 45 Fathers Beulah
1937 Quick Money Hattie, Tompkins' Maid uncredited
1937 True Confession Ella
1938 Battle of Broadway Agatha
1938 Vivacious Lady Hattie, Maid at Prom Dance uncredited
1938 The Shopworn Angel Martha
1938 Carefree Hattie uncredited
1938 The Mad Miss Manton Hilda
1938 The Shining Hour Belvedere
1939 Everybody's Baby Hattie
1939 Zenobia Dehlia
1939 The Women Maid uncredited
1939 Gone with the Wind Mammy - House Servant
1940 Maryland Aunt Carrie
1941 The Great Lie Violet
1941 Affectionately Yours Cynthia, Sue's Cook uncredited
1941 They Died with Their Boots On Callie
1942 The Male Animal Cleota
1942 In This Our Life Minerva Clay
1942 George Washington Slept Here Hester, the Fullers' Maid
1943 Johnny Come Lately Aida
1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars Gossip in 'Ice Cold Katie' Number
1944 Since You Went Away Fidelia
1944 Janie April, Conway's Maid
1944 Three Is a Family Maid
1944 Hi, Beautiful Millie
1946 Janie Gets Married April
1946 Margie Cynthia
1946 Never Say Goodbye Cozy
1946 Song of the South Aunt Tempy
1947 The Flame Celia
1948 Mickey Bertha
1949 Family Honeymoon Phyllis
1949 The Big Wheel Minnie

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