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Dorothy dandridge aka dorothy jean dandridge born: 9-nov-1922 birthplace: cleveland, oh died: 8-sep-1965 location of death: west. At some point during this period, the dandridge sisters split up destiny’s child-style so that dorothy can concentrate on her own career but to truly pull away from ruby and geneva, dorothy had to do something even more drastic: get married.
Birth name: dorothy jean dandridge date of birth: november 9, 1922 place of birth: cleveland, ohio date of birth: september 8, 1965 place of death: west hollywood, california ethnicity: african-american, some english dorothy dandridge. Dorothy dandridge - a life unfulfilled: home biography filmography gallery credits merchandise youtube contact create a free website powered by. Dorothy jean dandridge was born on november 9, 1922 in cleveland, ohio, to ruby dandridge (née ruby born: november 9, 1922 died: september 8, 1965 (age 42.
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Dorothy dandridge was a singer, nightclub entertainer, and actress who became the first african-american woman to receive an academy award nomination as best actress (for her standout performance in 1954's carmen jones she lost to grace kelly) however, despite her striking beauty and obvious talent, dandridge was a sexy, glamorous. Introducing dorothy dandridge is a television film directed by martha coolidgefilmed over a span of a few weeks in early 1998, the film was aired in the united states on august 21, 1999 the teleplay is drawn exclusively from the biography of dorothy dandridge by earl mills the original music score was composed by elmer bernstein, who had known dandridge. Did you ever meet dorothy dandridge share your memory which other stars on the hollywood walk of fame have connections to dorothy dandridge are other places in the world important to dorothy dandridge. Never forget they drained an entire swimming pool because dorothy dandridge stuck her toe in it that is why simone manuel is important — george m johnson (@iamgmjohnson) august 12, 2016i woke up this.