Oscars: 11 Past Best Supporting Actress winners

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, January 27, 2011

5 of 11: Two years after her debut as an 'American Idol' finalist, Jennifer Hudson won the 2007 Oscar for best supporting actress for her role as Effie White in the musical 'Dreamgirls'. The Chicago-born singer and actress stared alongside Beyonce in the Broadway adapted film. (A.M.P.A.S.)

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