Actor, Theater Actor
Who is Diahann Carroll?
After appearing in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts such as Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess, she starred in Julia, one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role. Later she created the role of Dominique Deveraux on the popular prime time soap opera, Dynasty.
She is the recipient of numerous stage and screen awards and nominations. Carroll has been married four times and became the mother of a daughter in 1960. She is a breast cancer survivor and activist.
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- Jul 17, 1935
- Also known as
- Carol Diahann Johnson
- Caroll Diahann Johnson
- Carol Diann Johnson
- African American
- United States of America
- Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
- The High School of Music & Art
- New York University
- Lived in
- The Bronx
on July 23, 2013
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