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6 edition of Dorothy Dandridge found in the catalog.

Dorothy Dandridge

by Donald Bogle

  • 386 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Trade .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Afro-American motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Biography,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8737249M
    ISBN 101572972920
    ISBN 109781572972926

    Dorothy was cremated and buried at the Little Church of the Flowers at Forest Lawn. Ruby Dandridge died in Cyril Dandridge died in Vivian Dandridge died in Dorothy's daughter, Harolyn, still lives in a California institution. Feb 01,  · The Book Dorothy Dandridge Gives an in dept understanding of Dorothy Dandridge's life as an actor an singer the book also explains all of the troubles that Dorothy has faced and overcame such as racism and jealousy and still she has managed to become the first African American to be nominated foe an academy award/5(5).

    May 22,  · When Dorothy Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 9, , her parents had already separated. Dorothy’s mother, Ruby Dandridge, was five months pregnant when she left her husband Cyril, taking their older daughter Vivian with her. Ruby believed her husband was a spoiled mama's boy who would never leave his mother’s house, so she left. Transnational cinematic and popular music icons: Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and Queen Latifah, "This book explores the films and popular music of Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, and Queen Latifah, connecting each performer to female black-transnational histories and nonwhite female performers' representational struggles.

    "Apotheosis of the mulatto," the writer Donald Bogle called Dorothy Dandridge in "Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies & Bucks," his book about blacks in the motion pictures. niarbylbaycafe.com offers the best selection of Dorothy Dandridge art prints for sale online, with easy pricing, free shipping & returns, and custom framing options for the perfect piece to inspire your space.


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She is perhaps one of the most famous black actresses to have a successful Hollywood career and the first to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Carmen Jones.

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Dorothy Dandridge, Actress: Carmen Jones. Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister Vivian Dandridge began performing publicly, usually in black Baptist churches throughout the country.

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Dandridge recalls her humble beginnings in Depression-era Cleveland, Ohio, her rise to fame and success as the first African American to receive a/5. Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an American film and stage actress, dancer and singer, most distinguished as the first African-American actress to earn an ‘Oscars’ nomination for Best Actress for her outstanding performance in the title role of the all-black film ‘Carmen Jones’ ().

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Dorothy Dandridge, American singer and film actress who was the first black woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for best actress. Dandridge’s mother was an entertainer and comedic actress who, after settling in Los Angeles, had some success in radio and, later, television.

The young Dorothy. Jun 19,  · Janet Maslin on black actress Dorothy Dandridge, who enjoyed great triumph on movie screen in 's and 's before dying penniless in apparent suicide at age 42 in. Jan 28,  · Born in in Cleveland, Ohio, Dorothy Dandridge found early success in show business by performing with her sister, leading to her first appearances in.

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Even before she was born, Dorothy Dandridge was at the center of a domestic storm. Her mother Ruby - strong-willed and outspoken - left her husband Cyril Dandridge when she was five months pregnant with Dorothy.

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