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Carroll, Diahann

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Personal name headingCarroll, Diahann
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Variant(s)Johnson, Carol Diahann
Glusman, Carol Diahann
DeLeon, Carol Diahann
Kay, Carol Diahann
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1935-07-17
Death date2019-10-04
Place of birthBronx (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activitySinging Acting
AffiliationHigh School of Music and Art (New York, N.Y.) New York University Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
National Women's Cancer Research Alliance (Organization)
Profession or occupationSingers Actresses Actorrs
Found inHer Diahann, c1986: t.p. (Diahann Carroll), p. 3, etc. (actress; singer; née Carol Diahann Johnson; married Monte Kay, 9/56; married Freddie Glusman, 2/21/73; married Robert DeLeon, 1975?; 49 yrs old, 1/9/85)
Internet Movie Database, Apr. 28, 2011 (Diahann Carroll; b. Carol Diann (or Diahann) Johnson, July 17, 1935, Bronx, N.Y.)
African American National Biography, accessed January 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Carroll, Diahann; Carol Diahann Johnson; singer, actress; born 17 July 1935 in Bronx, New York, United States; studied at High School of Music and Art in Manhattan; enrolled at New York University; won a Tony Award for best actress in a Broadway musical, No Strings (1962); named Entertainer of the Year by Cue magazine (1961); won the Golden Globes (1970); earned Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for best leading actress in a motion picture, Claudine (1974); earned an Emmy nomination for best guest actress in a sitcom, A Different World (1997); serves as spokesperson and advocate for National Women's Cancer Research Alliance and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation)
Variety Online, 8 Oct 2019: (Oct. 4, 2019: Singer and Tony-winning, Oscar-nominated actress Diahann Carroll, the first African American woman to star in her own TV series, has died at at her home in Los Angeles after a long bout with cancer. She was 84)
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