Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: July 17, 1935
Date of Passing: October 04, 2019
Birthplace: Bronx, New York
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

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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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 1 Honor
Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
Kerry Washington and Diahann Carroll backstage at the 65th Emmys
Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
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Diahann Carroll, Cloris Leachman
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Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
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Kerry Washington and Diahann Carroll backstage at the 65th Emmys
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Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
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Diahann Carroll, Cloris Leachman
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