Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

  • Born on
    • November 9th, 1922
  • Died on
    • September 8th, 1965
Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an actress and popular singer who was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.


Acting (10 Credits)

1959Porgy and Bess as Bess
1957Island in the Sun as Margot Seaton
1954Carmen Jones as Carmen Jones
1953Bright Road as Jane Richards
1951Tarzan's Peril as Melmendi, Queen of the Ashuba
1944Since You Went Away as Black Officer's Wife in Train Station (uncredited)
1942Ride 'Em Cowboy as Dancer (uncredited)
1941Sun Valley Serenade as Specialty Act
1941Sundown as Kipsang's Wife
1940Irene as One of the Dandridge Sisters (uncredited)

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