Outstanding Black Actors and Actresses Nominated for the 2024 Oscars


January 23, 2024

The 2024 Academy Awards promise to be a night filled with excitement, anticipation, and a celebration!

The anticipation surrounding the Academy Award nominations has reached its peak, and it’s time to rejoice as some of our favorite Black actors and actresses have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of cinema.

Danielle Brooks

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In the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, a heartfelt congratulations is in order for Danielle Brooks, whose powerful performance as Sophia in “The Color Purple” has earned her a well-deserved Oscar nomination.

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

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Da’Vine Joy Randolph has also secured a spot among the nominees for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her remarkable performance in “The Holdovers.” Randolph’s portrayal has resonated with audiences, earning her a place among the best in the industry.

Sterling K. Brown

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Sterling K. Brown has earned a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Brown’s ability to bring depth and authenticity to his character in “American Fiction” earned him this esteemed recognition from the Academy.

Colman Domingo

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Colman Domingo has been recognized for his outstanding performance in Netflix’s “Rustin” with a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Domingo’s compelling portrayal adds layers of emotion and complexity to the character, making him a standout nominee in this competitive category.


Jeffrey Wright

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Additionally, Jeffrey Wright’s stellar performance in “American Fiction” has secured him a nomination in the same category. Wright’s ability to bring depth and authenticity to his characters has solidified his place among the elite actors in the film industry.

As the excitement builds for the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony, we eagerly anticipate seeing these gifted individuals grace the red carpet and, perhaps, take home the coveted golden statuette.

Cover Photo: Oscar Statuette /Credit: Emma McIntyre for WireImage

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