November 9: Dorothy Dandridge’s Birthday

Dorothy Dandridge’s Birthday

Dorothy Dandridge’s Birthday

Dorothy Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) – the actress, dancer, and singer whose performance in Carmen Jones (1954) made her the first African-American nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.

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