Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and popular singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater. After several minor bit parts in films, Dandridge landed her first noted film role in Tarzan's Peril (starring Lex Bar... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 09-Nov-1922

Place of Birth: Cleveland, , United States of America

Date of Death: 08-Sep-1965

Profession: Singer, Actor, Pin-up girl

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio






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