On July 17, 1935 famous actress and singer Diahann Carroll was born in the Bronx, New York. Born as Carol Diahann Johnson.
Carroll had a successful career as both an actress and singer. Early on in her acting career, Carroll made history taking non-stereotypical roles. Her remarkable talent earned her four Emmy nominations, a Tony award and an induction into the Television Hall of Fame in 2011. Later in her career, Carroll appeared on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and USAs White Collar.
Carroll died on October 4, 2019 at the age of 84.
Diahann Carroll, Pioneering Actress on ‘Julia’ and ‘Dynasty,’ Dies at 84