Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

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An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen Jones", becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award. Marriages and affairs would break her heart, but her heart was strong. Seductive and easily seduced, she was born to be a star - with all the glory and all the pain of being loved, abused, cheated, glorified, undermined and undefeated. Here was a woman who wouldn't wait in the wings. Halle Berry stars as Dorothy Dandrige.

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Genre
Drama
Black Cast
Cynda Williams, Halle Berry, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Loretta Devine, Obba Babatundé, Tamara Taylor
Release Date
August 21, 1999
Runtime
2h0m
Rating
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