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Poll: R.I.P. Diahann Carroll

Hollywood has lost a legend today, October 4th, 2019. Beloved Tony Award winning singer and Oscar nominated actress, Diahann Carroll, passed away from complications related to cancer. Diahann, who was first diagnosed and treated back in 1997 with cancer, and was free of the disease a scant 9 weeks later, sadly had it return this year. Condolences go out to all her family and friends. Diahann's story is a long one and we will not go into it here, but we recommend that you use the link above and read her biography page. She, as we all know, was heavily involved in both movies and television in a career that spanned 7 Decades. There are many memorable moments and roles that we all love dearly.

So which one of her performances in these titles was your favorite?

P.S. You may want to visit her star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7005 Hollywood Blvd., if you are ever in Southern California. She was honored April 3, 1990 for her Recording Career.

Please leave your kind thoughts about Diahann here.

Make Your Choice

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    Julia (1968)

    1969 Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee as Lead Character in Julia
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    White Collar (2009)

    2012 and 2014 NAACP Image Award nominee as June
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    Grey's Anatomy (2005)

    Emmy nominated in 2008 for her appearance in 5 episodes as Jane Burke
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    Dynasty (1981)

    as Dominique Deveraux
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    Claudine (1974)

    In her Oscar nominated role and NAACP Image Award Winner as title character Claudine
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    A Different World (1987)

    Nominated in 1989 for an Emmy in her reoccurring role as Marion Gilbert
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    Roots: The Next Generations (1979)

    as Zeona Haley
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    Carmen Jones (1954)

    as Myrt
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    Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)

    2000 NAACP Image Award nominee as Betty Hemings
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    Naked City (1958)

    Episode: A Horse Has a Big Head - Let Him Worry! (1962) Emmy nominated role as Ruby Jay
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    Soul Food (2000)

    2005 NAACP Image Award nominee as Aunt Ruthie
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    Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)

    2000 NAACP Image Award nominee as Sadie Delany
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    Porgy and Bess (1959)

    as Clara
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    Peeples (2013)

    Nana Peeples
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    Paris Blues (1961)

    as Connie Lampson
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    Hurry Sundown (1967)

    as Vivian Thurlow
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    The Split (1968)

    as Ellen 'Ellie' Kennedy
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    The Love Boat (1977)

    One episode as Roxy Blue
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    The Colbys (1985)

    as Dominique Deveraux
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    Mo' Better Blues (1990)

    as Jazz Club Singer (uncredited)
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    The Five Heartbeats (1991)

    as Eleanor Potter
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    The Sinbad Show (1993)

    One episode: My Daughter's Keeper as Mrs. Winters
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    Evening Shade (1990)

    One episode: The Perfect Woman as Ginger
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    A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle (1994)

    as Lydia Bishop
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    Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)

    as Ida Grayson
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    Touched by an Angel (1994)

    as Grace Willis
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    Eve's Bayou (1997)

    as Elzora
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    The Sweetest Gift (1998)

    as Mrs. Wilson
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    Jackie's Back! (1999)

    as Diahann Carroll (Herself)
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    Whoopi (2003)

    as Viveca Rae
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    Diary of a Single Mom (2009)

    as Therapist

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