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EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Brooks gets her 1st Oscar nomination

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Actress and Singer Danielle Brooks’ is making a rise in Hollywood and we are here for it! The actress has been nominated for her first Oscar in the category of best actress in a supporting role in the movie Color Purple. Which is a remake of the 1985 version of the movie, Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Danielle Brooks is not a stranger to the big screens being in the business for over a decade. She made her mark in playing Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson in orange is the new black. Which she stared in 89 episodes, from (2013-2019)

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received multiple accolades, including taking home a SAG Award as part of the ensemble


Brooks expressed to Today that taking home the Oscar for telling Sofia’s powerful story

would signal something important and profound to those watching. “(It would mean)

honoring all of the Sofias that have ever lived, it would be a win for them!''

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