Actress | Soundtrack
In 1984, it was pointed out to the producers of Dynasty (1981) that, despite having one of the largest casts on television, the series did not feature a single African-American character. As a result, Carroll was cast as Blake Carrington's ...
[on filming Hurry Sundown (1967) in St. Francisville, LA, home of the Ku Klux Klan, amid death threats to the cast and crew] You can cut the hostility here with a knife. I'm not a fighter. I usually smile and then go into my room and cry my eyes out...
Sweet, sultry voice.
Carol Diahann Johnson
The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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