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Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater.

Dorothy Dandridge first gained fame as a solo artist from her performances in nightclubs, usually accompanied by Phil Moore on piano. As well known as she became from renditions of songs such as "Blow… read more

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    Perfect singer
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    Unique. Wonderful. use whatever word that's close to what she is
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    Gorgeous woman and such a talent as a singer and an actress.
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