Who Is Diahann Carroll?

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 at 7:01 pm
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If you’re under the age of 40, you probably didn’t know who Diahann Carroll is.

She was a presenter at the Emmys –and we thought we should enlighten you.

She’s now 78 and she was the first black person ever to be nominated for an Emmy — that happened in 1969.

She was also the first actress to star in her own show who didn’t play a maid. She played a nurse in Julia. In the 80s, she also starred in Dynasty.

Now you know.

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