Dorothy Dandridge

    Dorothy Dandridge

    • Dorothy Dandridge
    Dorothy Dandridge

    Dorothy Dandridge

    • Dorothy Dandridge

    Dorothy Dandridge

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        Actress/singer Dorothy Dandridge was Hollywood's first African-American superstar, becoming the first black performer ever nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. Born November 9, 1923 in Cleveland, she was the daughter of actress Ruby Dandridge, and with sister Vivian teamed in the song-and-dance duo the Wonder Children. The family relocated to Los Angeles during the mid-'30s, and in 1937 Dandridge briefly made her film debut in the Marx Brothers classic A Day at the Races. Concur... Read more

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