Diahann Carroll

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Obituary

Diahann Carroll (Anthony Barboza/Getty Images) Diahann Carroll in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Diahann Carroll was the groundbreaking actress and singer whose 1968 TV show “Julia” was the first to portray a black woman with a professional career. She starred in notable films including “Carmen Jones” and “Porgy and Bess,” and she became the first black women to win a Tony Award, for her role in “No Strings.”

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