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Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge



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Also Known As: Died: September 8, 1965
Born: November 9, 1923 Cause of Death: embolism
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio Profession: Cast ...


father: Cyril Dandridge. Minister. Abandoned family.
mother: Ruby Dandridge. Actor, comedian. Appeared in films "Tish" (1942), "Cabin in the Sky" (1943) and "My Wild Irish Rose" (1947) and was a regular on radio programs "The Judy Canova Show" and "Beulah".
family: Geneva Williams. Mother's companion; reportedly was abusive to Dorothy and her sister.
sister: Vivian Dandridge. Singer, actor. Older.
daughter: Harolyn Nicholas. Born 1943; father Harold Nicholas; born mentally retarded.

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