Leading Women Defined: Diahann Carroll

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Best Actress

Carroll went on to star in a string of high-profile roles, becoming the first African-American woman to win a Tony Award for Best Actress for her performance in the play No Strings in 1962. She also received an Academy Award nomination for her work in the film Claudine in 1974.

 

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