Regina Hall Is The First Black Woman To Win Best Actress From The New York Film Critics Circle In Its 83-Year History

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January 9th 2019

Support the Girls' star Regina Hall has accepted her award for Best Actress from the New York Film Critics Circle, making her the first African-American woman to receive the honor.

Hall won the award in November for Support the Girls, in which she played the manager of a Hooters-esque bar. Her win made her the first Black actress to receive the ward in its 83-year history. She was able to finally receive her award during the New York Film Critics Circle's Awards ceremony Monday.

Hall posted about her acceptance of the award on Instagram. "So honored to be the first Black woman to receive the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress. And thank you @andrewrannells for such an incredible introduction. Love you to the moon and back!"

Hall was also nominated for a Gotham Award and Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for Support the Girls She was a runner-up for Best Actress from the National Society of Film Critics.

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by Monique Jones on January 9th 2019
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