Starred as Norma Desmond in "Sunset Boulevard",
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In the beginning, I found myself dealing with a show business dictated by male white supremacists and chauvinists. As a black female, I had to learn how to tap dance around the situation. I had to ... find a way to present my point of view without being pushy or aggressive. In the old days, the only women I saw in this business were in makeup, hairdressing, and wardrobe departments. Now I'm ...
She and actor Billy Dee Williams
were high school classmates at The New York City High School of Music & Art, the school that in the 70s merged with the HIgh School of Performing Arts, featured in "Fame" (1982), to become Laguardia High School.