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Dorothy Dandridge (November 9, 1922 Cleveland-September 8, 1965 West Hollywood) also known as Dorothy Danridge, Dorothy Jean Dandridge, Miss D, Dottie, Dottie Mae, Bessie Mae, Dorothy Daindridge, The Dandridge Sisters, Dorothy Dandridge-Nicholas, Dorothy Nicholas, Dorothy Dandridge-Denison or Dorothy Denison was an American singer, actor and pin-up girl. Her child is called Harolyn Suzanne Nicholas.
Dandridge began her career as a performer at an early age, often performing with her sister, Vivian, as part of a vaudeville act called The Wonder Children. In the early 1940s, she gained national attention as a vocalist in some of the top nightclubs in the country. In 1954, Dandridge became the first African American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film "Carmen Jones."
Despite her success, Dandridge faced significant discrimination and struggled to find work in Hollywood. She also faced financial troubles that plagued her throughout her life. Dandridge died tragically at the age of 42, and it wasn't until decades later that she began to receive recognition for her contributions to the entertainment industry and for breaking barriers for Black performers. Today, she is remembered as an icon and trailblazer in American entertainment.
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