Diahann Carroll Biography (1935-)



Born Carol Diahann Johnson, July 17, 1935, in Bronx, NY; daughter of John andMabel (Faulk) Johnson; married Monte Kay (divorced); married Freddie Glusman(a Las Vegas clothier), 1973 (divorced, 1973); married Robert De Leon (a magazine managing editor), 1975 (died, 1977); married Vic Damone (a singer), January, 1987 (divorced, 1996); children: (first marriage) Suzanne Ottilie. Education: Attended New York University. Addresses: Agent--William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Career: Actress and singer. Member: American Federation of Television andRadio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association. Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award, best actress in a musical, 1962, for No Strings; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding single performance by anactress in a leading role, 1963, for Naked City; Golden Globe Award,best female television star, and Emmy Award nomination, outstanding continuedperformance by an actress in a leading role in a comedy series, both 1969, and Golden Globe Award nomination, 1970, all for Julia; Academy Award nomination, best actress, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actress in a musical or comedy, 1975, both for Claudine; Image Award, best actress, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,1976; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding guest actress in a comedy series, 1989, for "She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage," A Different World; Women in Film, Crystal Award, 1992, Lucy Award, 1998; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding performer in a children's special, 1998, for The Sweetest Gift; Image Award nomination, outstanding actress in a televisionspecial, 1999, for Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years; inducted into the Black Filmmaker's Hall of Fame. Addresses:Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer
Birth Details
July 17, 1935
Bronx, New York, United States

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