dandridgelove: Dorothy Dandridge, Joyce Bryant, Lena Horne, and Diahann Carroll are legendary women who continue to inspire and captivate generation after generation with their magnificent beauty and talents!
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Diahann Carroll | Legends of Film and Stage
Born Carol Diahann Johnson in The Bronx, New York. Her first acting gig was a supporting role in Carmen Jones in 1954, playing a friend of the sultry Carmen, played by Dorothy Dandridge. She then starred in the Broadway musical House of Flowers. In 1959, she played Clara in the film version of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess along with Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., and Pearl Bailey. In 1962 she won the Tony Award for best actress (a first for a black woman) for the role of…
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“Diahann Carroll walked this earth for 84 years and broke ground with every footstep. An icon. One of the all-time greats. She blazed trails through dense forests and elegantly left diamonds along the path for the rest of us to follow. Extraordinary life. Thank you, Ms. Carroll.”
Diahann Carroll Talks Of Love, Life And Those Legs
In her new memoir The Legs Are The Last To Go, actress Diahann Carroll talks about her glamorous career and lifestyle — and simplifying. But she says, "Stepping away from glamour is not an easy thing to do."
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