Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

Drama, Adaptation
Story of the rise to stardom and untimely death of famed actress Dorothy Dandridge.
Director: Martha Coolidge
Awards: 1 Golden Globe win. Another 1 win & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Dorothy Dandridge

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... Earl Mills

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... Otto Preminger

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... Harold Nicholas

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... Ruby Dandridge

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... Vivian Dandridge

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... Auntie

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... Geri Nicholas

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... Darryl Zanuck

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... Jack Dennison

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... Hotel Clerk

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... Oscar Emcee

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Synopsis

Story of singer/actor Dorothy Dandridge (1923-65), who rose to fame in the 1950s with roles in such films as "Carmen Jones" (1954), for which she was the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award, and "Porgy and Bess" (1959). She died at the age of 42 after her career and personal life went into a tailspin in the early 1960s.

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