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Diahann Carroll                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Most Memorable Dresses: Diahann Carroll’s show-stopping pink gown with a sparkling translucent overlay at the Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California 1969

Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll (luvrumcake)

Diahann Carroll in 1955: All hail queen mother Diahann, who paved the way for every single black actress we love now when she became the first black woman to be the star of a network television show in Julia. Another black women wouldn’t go on to do that again until 2012 when Kerry Washington got cast as Olivia Pope in Scandal.

Diahann Carroll in 1955

Studio headshot portrait of American singer and actor Diahann Carroll, wearing a sleeveless dress, leaning against a white column. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Diana Ross with her daughter Rhonda

"I'd traveled a lot, was going temporarily insane and became very successful, but there was no one to take that all home to." : Diana Ross with Daughter Shonda