CDA: Diahann Carroll

October 4, 2019

A true trailblazer!  Thank you to my dear David Jay for breaking the news to me.  She was something else, yes?  She had many firsts, but the one that I find most interesting is that she was the first African-American actor to replace a European-American actor in a Broadway play, as the psychiatrist in *Agnes of God.*

 

Here she in the 80s, singing "The Sweetest Sounds," the lovely song she introduced in 1962, in the musical *No Strings.*  The arrangement in this performance is so hilariously awful.

 

 

And here's Miss Carroll's first appearance on *Dynasty:*

 

 

And her first showdown with the redoubtable Joan Collins:

 

 

 

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