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Black Hollywood Remembers Diahann Carroll

Black Hollywood Remembers Diahann Carroll

Losing an icon like Diahann Carroll is a tough pill to swallow. She’s had a long and illustrious life that’s gifted the world with the first glimpse of a Black woman on a dramatic television series and the first time a Black woman won a Golden Globe and mostly. But …

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Actress Diahann Carroll Dies At 84

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The singer and actress Diahann Carroll was as famous for her elegance as she was for her acting and her voice. She died today at her home in Los Angeles from complications of breast cancer. She was 84. NPR’s Karen Grigsby Bates has this appreciation. KAREN …

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Actor Diahann Carroll Dies at 84

Actor Diahann Carroll Dies at 84

FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 — Diahann Carroll, who broke barriers in the 1960s with her TV show “Julia,” has died from cancer at 84. As the star of the NBC sitcom from 1968 to 1971, she ushered in new opportunities for black actors. “Julia” was a hit with both black …

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