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DIAHANN CARROLL

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Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll


Born: 17 / 7 / 1935 , New York , Usa –

BIOGRAPHY:

Diahann Carroll is an American television and stage actress and singer 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) as well as on Broadway.

Julia (1968) was one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a nonstereotypical role and was followed by her portrayal of Dominique Deveraux in the primetime soap opera Dynasty over three seasons. She 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.

A breast cancer survivor and activist, Carroll was scheduled to return to the Broadway stage in the 2014 revival of A Raisin in the Sun as Mama, but withdrew prior to opening citing the demands of the rehearsal and performance schedule.






INTERVIEW:

MORE MOVIE WITH: Diahann Carroll



Maya Angelou and still i rise
(2016)
Play: Herself



Peeples
(2013)
Play: Peeples Nana



Eve’s Bayou
(1997)
Play: Elzora



The Five Heartbeats
(1991)
Play: Eleanor Potter



Claudine
(1974)
Play: Claudine




SERIES TV WITH: Diahann Carroll


Diary of a Single Mom
Diary of a Single Mom
(2009)
Play: Therapist


Half & Half
Half & Half
(2002)
Play: Grand M?re


Soul Food
Soul Food
(2000)
Play: Tante Ruthie


Sister Sister
Sister Sister
(1994)
Play: Carolyne Lovejoy


A Different World
Campus Show (A Different World)
(1987)
Play: Marion Gilbert


Racines
Roots
(1977)
Play: Zenitha Haley


Julia
Julia
(1968)
Play: Julia Baker


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