| Actress, Singer, and the first African-American to be nominated for an
Academy Award for Best Actress…Her name was Dorothy Dandridge.
She was born November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio and passed away September 8, 1965 of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 42.
Big Break? 1954’s Carmen Jones
How to be inspired by Dorothy’s Fashion traits:
Dorothy with Harry Belafonte in Carmen Jones (1954).