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HUDSON BRIDGES (2007)
It’s not often that a first-time actress wins an Oscar. It’s even more rare that she wins for a musical. And for that actress to have been discovered by a reality TV show…well, that’s just never happened before. But Jennifer Hudson defies the odds and wins a Best Supporting Actress golden boy for her heartbreaking role as Effie White in Dreamgirls. Take that, Simon Cowell.
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February 9 2009 — 12:00 AM EST