Friday, October 4, 2019

Diahann Carroll (July 17, 1935 – October 4, 2019)

DIAHANN CARROLL was an American actress, singer, and model. She rose to stardom in performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones in 1954 and Porgy and Bess in 1959. In 1962, Carroll won a Tony Award for best actress, a first for a black woman, for her role in the Broadway musical No Strings.

 WIKIPEDIA | About No Strings

 Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley sing their beautiful rendition of "The Sweetest Sounds" from the Richard Rodgers musical NO STRINGS:

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