Diahann Carroll

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 72
Diahann Carroll was an American actress, singer, model, and activist. She rose to prominence in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959). In 1962, Carroll won a Tony Award for best actress, a first for an African American woman, for her role in the Broadway musical No Strings.

Diahann Carroll was an American actress, singer, model, and activist. She rose to prominence in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959). In 1962, Carroll won a Tony Award for best actress, a first for an African American woman, for her role in the Broadway musical No Strings.

Birth Name

Carol Diahann Johnson

Born

Wednesday, 17 July 1935

Died

Friday, 04 October 2019

Actress Filmography

The Little Mermaid 2018
American Dynasties: The Kennedys Herself 2018
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself 2018
The Greatest Showman Joice Heth 2017
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Herself - Actress 2016
The Masked Saint Ms. Edna 2016
Light Girls Herself 2015
And the Oscar Goes To... Herself (archive footage) 2014
The Sixties Herself / RN Julia Baker - Julia 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself - Guest 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The Little Mermaid 2018
American Dynasties: The Kennedys Herself 2018
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself 2018
The Greatest Showman Joice Heth 2017
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Herself - Actress 2016
The Masked Saint Ms. Edna 2016
Light Girls Herself 2015
And the Oscar Goes To... Herself (archive footage) 2014
The Sixties Herself / RN Julia Baker - Julia 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself - Guest 2013
The March Herself 2013
Peeples Nana Peeples 2013
Show Stopper: The Theatrical Life of Garth Drabinsky Herself 2012
Sing Your Song Herself 2012
Oprah's Master Class Herself 2011
1 A Minute Herself 2010
The Front Nana 2010
At Risk Nana 2010
The People Vs. George Lucas Herself (archive footage) 2010
White Collar June, June Ellington 2009
Diary of a Single Mom Therapist, Dr. Cole 2009
The Doctors Herself 2008
Pioneers of Television Herself (also archive footage), Herself 2008
Back to You Sandra Jenkins 2007
That's What I'm Talking About Herself 2006
TV Land Confidential Herself 2005
Grey's Anatomy Jane Burke 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Herself (archive footage) 2004
TV Land's Top Ten Herself 2004
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (archive footage) 2004
Whoopi Viveca Rae 2003
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Herself (archive footage) 2003
Half & Half Grandma Ruth Thorne 2002
The Legend of Tarzan Queen La 2001
Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story Maria Cole 2000
Strong Medicine Eve Morton 2000
Soul Food Aunt Ruthie 2000
Sally Hemings: An American Scandal Betty Hemings 2000
The Courage to Love Pouponne 2000
Twice in a Lifetime Jael 1999
Jackie's Back! Diahann Carroll 1999
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Sadie Delany 1999
The Sweetest Gift Mrs. Wilson 1998
Eve's Bayou Elzora 1997
E! True Hollywood Story Herself 1996
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Crow 1995
Lonesome Dove: The Series Ida Grayson 1994
Touched by an Angel Grace Willis 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle Lydia Bishop 1994
Ellen Herself 1994
Burke's Law Grace Gibson 1994
The Sinbad Show Mrs. Winters 1993
Color Adjustment Herself 1992
The Five Heartbeats Eleanor Potter 1991
Evening Shade Ginger 1990
Mo' Better Blues Jazz Club Singer 1990
Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration Herself 1990
From The Dead Of Night Maggie 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Herself 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself 1989
A Different World Marion Gilbert 1987
The Late Show Herself 1986
American Masters Self 1986
The Colbys Dominique Deveraux 1985
Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz Herself 1985
On Stage America Herself 1984
Webster Herself 1983
Dynasty Dominique Deveraux 1981
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings Vivian 1979
Roots: The Next Generations Zeona Haley, Zenitha Haley 1979
The Star Wars Holiday Special Mermeia Holographic Wow 1978
The Love Boat Roxy Blue 1977
ABC Weekend Specials Narrator 1977
America at the Movies Claudine (archive footage) 1976
The Diahann Carroll Show Herself - Host 1976
The Sonny and Cher Show Herself / Various 1976
Sammy and Company Herself 1975
Death Scream Betty Mae 1975
Dinah! Herself - Guest 1974
Claudine Claudine 1974
NBC Follies Herself 1973
The Julie Andrews Hour Herself 1972
The New Bill Cosby Show Herself 1972
The ABC Comedy Hour Herself - Guest Hostess 1972
Great Performances Self 1971
Flip Herself 1970
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Herself 1970
The David Frost Show Herself - Guest Hostess, Herself 1969
This is Tom Jones Herself 1969
Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing Herself - Singer 1968
The Split Ellen 'Ellie' Kennedy 1968
Julia Julia Baker 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Herself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Herself 1967
Hurry Sundown Vivian Thurlow 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Herself 1967
The Jackie Gleason Show Herself - Musical Guest 1966
ABC Stage 67 Herself 1966
The Milton Berle Show Herself 1966
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show Herself - Singer, Herself 1966
The Dean Martin Show Herself 1965
Not Only... But Also Herself - Guest 1965
On Parade Herself 1964
The Hollywood Palace Herself - Singer, Herself - Host, Herself - Hostess, Herself 1964
The Judy Garland Show Herself 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Herself, Herself - Musician 1963
The Eleventh Hour Stella Young 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Co-Host, Herself - Co-Hostess, Herself - Actress, Herself - Singer 1961
Password Herself 1961
Paris Blues Connie Lampson 1961
Goodbye Again Night Club Singer 1961
Porgy and Bess Clara 1959
The Bell Telephone Hour Herself - Singer 1959
The Garry Moore Show Herself 1958
Naked City Ruby Jay 1958
Peter Gunn Dina Wright 1958
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams Herself 1958
The DuPont Show of the Month Herself 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Herself 1957
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Herself - Guest, Herself - Singer 1956
Carmen Jones Myrt 1954
The Magical World of Disney Herself 1954
Tonight! Herself - Guest 1953
Coke Time 1953
General Electric Theater Anna 1953
Chance of a Lifetime Herself - Contestant, Contestant 1952
The Red Skelton Hour Herself - Guest Vocalist 1951
The Arthur Murray Party Herself 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Herself - Guest 1948
Studio One in Hollywood Herself 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Herself - Singer, Herself 1948
2008 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1975 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1970 Golden Globe Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1969 Golden Globe Best TV Star - Female Won
1969 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series Nominated
1963 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
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