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Who was the first African-American actress to win an Emmy?


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Gail Fisher won an Emmy Award in 1970 for her portrayal of Peggy Fair, secretary to the detective played by Mike Connors on the CBS television series ''Mannix." She won the award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series.

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