Harlem Fave, Legendary Actress And BX Girl Diahann Carroll Passes (Video)

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed, Diahann Carroll, famously known in her roles on Julia and Dynasty died at her home in Los Angeles after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 84.

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Carroll’s work in Julia earned her an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe. She’d go on to star in Dynasty in 1984 as the super sexy fashionista Dominique Deveraux, making her the first prominently featured African-American character on a primetime soap opera — a spot that wouldn’t be filled by another Black woman until Kerry Washington in 2012.

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Here’s a look back at the incredible life of Ms. Carroll with legendary Judy Garland:

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Story via source. Photo credit: Via Wikipedia. 

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