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Diahann Carroll

  • Birthplace: Bronx, New York
  • Birthday: July 17
Date of passing: 
October 04, 2019

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Diahann Carroll was an American television and stage actress, and singer.

She was known for her performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959).

Julia (1968), on which Carroll starred, was one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a nonstereotypical role.

Carroll is the recipient of numerous stage and screen nominations and awards, including the Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress In A Television Series" in 1968.

Diahann Carroll was an American television and stage actress, and singer.

She was known for her performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959).

Julia (1968), on which Carroll starred, was one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a nonstereotypical role.

Carroll is the recipient of numerous stage and screen nominations and awards, including the Golden Globe Award for "Best Actress In A Television Series" in 1968.

She was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2011.

Carroll died October 4, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. She was 84.

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Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

4 Nominations No Emmys 1 Honor

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