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Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge
Born: Nov 9, 1923
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Died: Sep 8, 1965
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Smooth Operator
Released: 1999
Label: Verve Records
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Smooth Operator explores a little-known aspect of the beautiful, troubled African-American actress Dorothy Dandridge: her vocal abilities. Most of this album comes from a 1958 recording session featuring ...Read full review
More Dorothy Dandridge albums: Main Albums (1), DVD/Video (2)