anthony quinn

anthony quinn

Latino, Asian and Native American Actors Aren't at the Oscars, Either

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Oscar diversity is more than a black and white issue. It's widely known that the Academy Awards failed to nominate a single nonwhite actor. Though that discussion has largely focused on the exclusion of black actors, the Academy Awards' record has a serious dearth of any type of diversity. Conversations about inclusion can easily extend beyond the lack of black nominees to Latino, Asian, Native American and LGBT actors. Only four Latino actors have won Oscars: José Ferrer, Anthony Quinn (twice), Rita Moreno and Benicio Del Toro. Similarly, only three actors of Asian descent have won the award: Miyoshi Umeki, Haing S. Ngor, and Ben Kingsley (whose father was Indian). The situation is so dire that Academy CEO Dawn Hudson says it feels like the industry is "almost at a point of crisis. Movies are about the world. The world is not 99% white, but the world reflected on the silver screen and, thusly, on the Oscars stage is essentially just that. White people are not the only ones with stories worth telling, and the sooner Hollywood realizes that, the better it will be for everyone. http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/bCuooghkLC8/ http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit Entertainment using http://wochit.com