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When Hattie McDaniel won an Oscar in 1940 for supporting actress in Gone With the Wind, she was the first African-American invited to the Academy Awards. But even with an Oscar accomplishment, she wouldn’t make it to the Hollywood Walk of Fame until 1975, when she was inducted posthumously. McDaniel has two stars on the Walk of Fame.
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