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Dorothy Dandridge                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Inspiring Pics of Black Icons Serving Vintage Glam

Dorothy Dandridge and Alex Cressan, her co-star in the 1958 film “Tamango” (he played the title role, the leader of a slave revolt) at Maxim’s in Paris in April, 1957. Mr. Cressan was a medical student in Martinique before he made “Tamango,” his only film.  Photo: Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images.

Dorothy Dandridge and Alex Cressan, her co-star in the 1958 film “Tamango” (he played the title role, the leader of a slave revolt) at Maxim’s in Paris in April, Mr. Cressan was a medical student in Martinique before he made “Tamango,” his only film.

Dorthy Dandridge

An unpublished frame at Dorothy Dandridge at home in (Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Dorothy Dandridge

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Dorothy Jean Dandridge: (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and singer. Dandridge was the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her leading role in Carmen Jones.

Dorothy Jean Dandridge: (November 1922 – September was an American actress and singer. Dandridge was the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her leading role in Carmen Jones.

more stars than there are in the heavens

It’s all a question of luck. As for the rest… beautiful, no. Amusing, yes.” -Josephine Baker, 1934 [photo by George Hoyningen-Huene, via Conde Nast archive]

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist.

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist.

The ravishing Lena Horne. We should all age so gracefully.

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 1917 – May American Singer, Actress, Dancer, And Civil Rights Activist

Seven year old Dorothy Dandridge on the right. She’s pictured her with her sister Vivian, mother Ruby (upper left), and her mother’s “companion…” Geneva Williams.

Seven year old Dorothy Dandridge on the right. She’s pictured her with her sister Vivian, mother Ruby (upper left), and her mother’s 'friend' Geneva Williams.

Miss Dorothy

Rare Photos: Dorothy Dandridge I’ve never seen these pics of Dorothy Dandridge. Lord, do you mind sending me a wife who looks like Dorothy?

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