9 of 10: 2006 marked a big year for black actors. Five of the 20 actors nominated were black - the most in Oscar history. They included Will Smith ('The Pursuit of Happyness'), Eddie Murphy ('Dreamgirls'), Jennifer Hudson ('Dreamgirls'), Forest Whitaker ('The Last King of Scotland'), and Djimon Hounsou ('Blood Diamond'). (A.M.P.A.S.)

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