HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOROTHY DANDRIDGE!πŸŽ‰β€πŸŽ‚

"Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and popular singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater.

In 1954, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Carmen Jones, and in 1959 she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Porgy and Bess. In 1999, she was the subject of the HBO biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, starring Halle Berry as Dandridge. She has been recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”- WIKIPEDIA.COM

"The Gateway to Hollywood sculpture, officially called the Hollywood La Brea Gateway, is the stainless steel gazebo on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. It is more commonly known around LA as the Four Ladies Statue. Created by production designer ("Vanilla Sky," "Laurel Canyon," "Tombstone, "Three Kings") and director ("Thirteen," "Lords of Dogtown") Catherine Hardwicke in 1993, the sculpture is a tribute to the multi-ethnic women of Hollywood. The four life-size silver ladies supporting the structure represent Mae West, Dorothy Dandridge, Anna Mae Wong and Dolores Del Rio."
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOROTHY DANDRIDGE!πŸŽ‰β€πŸŽ‚

"Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and popular singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater.

In 1954, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Carmen Jones, and in 1959 she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Porgy and Bess. In 1999, she was the subject of the HBO biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, starring Halle Berry as Dandridge. She has been recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”- WIKIPEDIA.COM

"The Gateway to Hollywood sculpture, officially called the Hollywood La Brea Gateway, is the stainless steel gazebo on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. It is more commonly known around LA as the Four Ladies Statue. Created by production designer ("Vanilla Sky," "Laurel Canyon," "Tombstone, "Three Kings") and director ("Thirteen," "Lords of Dogtown") Catherine Hardwicke in 1993, the sculpture is a tribute to the multi-ethnic women of Hollywood. The four life-size silver ladies supporting the structure represent Mae West, Dorothy Dandridge, Anna Mae Wong and Dolores Del Rio."
- ABOUT.COM

#dorothydandridge #africanamerican #beauty #classic #filmstar #hollywood #beautiful #hollywoodlabreagateway #fourladiesstatue #catherinehardwicke #academyaward #actress #carmenjones #cottonclub #apollotheatre #sculpture #bafta #blackpinup #glamour #halleberry #singer #gatewaytohollywood #happybirthday #birthday #vintagebeauty #vintageglamour #legend #oldhollywood #lifemagazine