I was stunned by Oprah’s performance in The Butler. I expected to see Oprah in the part. It wasn’t Oprah. I saw none of the usual Oprah. That is how great an actress she is in this movie. She was so good at playing her part that you saw none of that familiar personality that we have all come to know in Oprah after years of her being on TV. She 100 % morphed into her role — and that is fabulous acting!
I had no idea she was such a great actress. I walked into the room as my husband was watching the movie….and I said, “is that Oprah?” She so assumed the part that I was not sure.
I would have nominated her.