Top African-Americans in Hollywood

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  • Steve McQueen
  • Idris Elba
  • Lee Daniels
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Denzel Washington
  • John Singleton
  • Halle Berry
  • Chris Rock
  • Raven-Symone
  • Black History Month
  • Tyler Perry
  • Will Smith
  • Kerry Washington
  • Viola Davis
  • Ava DuVernay
  • David Oyelowo
  • Don Cheadle
  • Shonda Rhimes

Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels is the first Black and openly gay man to receive best picture and best director nominations, both for 2009's Precious. Most recently, Daniels's The Butler was a box office hit in 2013 and he is currently killing with the series Empire.  

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