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A Week of Whoopi!

A Week of Whoopi!
Posted February 9th, 2014 @ 10:59pm by Dave Rankin

Join us for a week of Whoopi!

  • Did You Know?: Whoopi Goldberg was the first woman to host the Academy Awards.
  • Did You Know?: In 1991, Whoopi Goldberg became the first African-American woman to win the Academy Award for best supporting actress in nearly 50 years (following Hattie McDaniel, who won the award in 1940).
  • Did You Know?: Whoopi Goldberg is only the second African-American actress to win an Oscar for acting.
  • Did You Know?: Whoopi Goldberg is one of only 14 entertainers to have won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
  • Did You Know?:Whoopi worked as a mortuary beautician while pursuing a career in show business.
  • Did You Know?: Whoopi's given name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.


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