Dorothy Dandridge

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Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandridge

Her mother was Jamaican, Mexican, and American Indian. Her father was half African and half English.

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She is best known for for her films such as Carmen Jones, Tomango, Porgy and Bess, and many more. Her mother Ruby Dandridge was a famous actress from 1900 until the 1950s. She was once married to Harold Nicholas, from the Nicholas Brothers.

This information is stated in Dorothy Dandridges autobiography called Everything and Nothing: The Dorothy Dandridge tragedy.

Dorothy Dandridge Details

Birth Name: Dorothy Jean Dandridge

Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Date of Birth: November 9,1922

Ethnicity: Jamaican, Mexican, Native American, African and English

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