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Diahann Carroll Edit Profile

singer , Actress

Diahann Carroll, American actress, singer.

Background

Carroll, Diahann was born on July 17, 1935 in New York City. Daughter of John and Mabel (Faulk) Johnson.

Education

Student, New York University.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Began career as model. Actress: (motion pictures) Claudine (Nominated for Academy award as best actress by the Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 1974), Carmen Jones, 1954, Porgy and Bess, 1959, Paris Blues, 1961, Hurry Sundown, 1967, The Split, 1968, The Five Heartbeats, 1991, Eve's Bayou, 1997. (On Broadway) No Strings, House of Flowers.

      Appeared in: play Same Time, Next Year. (television series) Dynasty, 1984-1987, The Colbys, 1986, Lonesome Dove, 1994-1995. (television movies) Death Scream, 1975, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1979, Sister, Sister, 1982, Murder in Black and White, 1990, Sunday in Paris, 1991, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle, 1994, The Sweetest Gift, 1998, Motown 40: The Music is Forever, 1998, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, 1999.

      (television miniseries) Roots: The Next Generations, 1979, Motown 40: The Music is Forever, 1998, Jackie's Back!, 1999, The Courage to Love, 2000, Sally Hemmings: An American Scandal, 2000, Livin' for Love: the Natalie Cole Story, 2000. Guest appearances Julia, 1970, 1971, Different World, 1991, 1992, 1993, Evening Shade, 1994, Touched By An Angel, 1995, Strong Medicine, 2003, Whoopi, 2003, Soul Food, 2004, The 4th Annual television Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic television, 2006 and others. Host Diahann Carroll Show, 1976.

Connections

Married Monte Kay (divorced). Married Fredde Glusman (divorced). Married Robert DeLean, 1975 (deceased 1977).

Married Vic Damone, 1987.

father:
John Johnson

mother:
Mabel (Faulk) Johnson

spouses:
Monte Kay

Fredde Glusman

Robert DeLean

Vic Damone