Soundtrack | Actress | Producer
Is one of 9 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Gabourey Sidibe and Viola Davis.
The first time I heard a Billie Holiday record, I thought, 'What's so great about Billie Holiday?'
Her high-pitched, reedy, and achingly vulnerable singing style
Diane Ernestine Earle Ross
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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