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Dorothy Dandridge’s height is 5ft 5in ( 1.65m )

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an American actress and 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.

Dorothy Dandridge

Born: November 9, 1922, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 8, 1965, West Hollywood, California, United States
Siblings: Vivian Dandridge
Parents: Cyril Dandridge, Ruby Dandridge
Spouse: Jack Denison (m. 1959–1962), Harold Nicholas (m. 1942–1951)
Dorothy Dandridge Quote: I can’t play a slave. View More Dorothy Dandridge Quotes
Filmography: Marco Polo (1962/II), Cain’s Hundred (1962), Malaga (1960), Porgy and Bess (1959), The Decks Ran Red (1958), Tamango (1958), Island in the Sun (1957), Carmen Jones (1954), Remains to Be Seen (1953), Bright Road (1953), The Harlem Globetrotters (1951), Tarzan’s Peril (1951), Atlantic City (1944), Since You Went Away (1944), Hit Parade of 1943 (1943), Happy Go Lucky (1943), Lucky Jordan (1942), Drums of the Congo (1942), Night in New Orleans (1942), The Night Before the Divorce (1942), Ride ‘Em Cowboy (1942), Bahama Passage (1941), Sundown (1941), Sun Valley Serenade (1941), Lady from Louisiana (1941), Four Shall Die (1940), Irene (1940), Going Places (1938), Snow Gets in Your Eyes (1938), It Can’t Last Forever (1937), A Day at the Races (1937), Easy to Take (1936), The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935), Teacher’s Beau (1935), Sing Your Song (2011), Myra Breckinridge (1970), Porgy and Bess (1959), The 29th Annual Academy Awards (1957), Carmen Jones (1954), Remains to Be Seen (1953), Bright Road (1953), Pillow to Post (1945), Atlantic City (1944), A Zoot Suit with a Reet Pleat (1942), Cow-Cow Boogie (1942), Sun Valley Serenade (1941), Dieter & Andreas (1989), That Regis Philbin Show (1965), Juke Box Jury (1964), Freedom Spectacular (1964), The Mike Douglas Show (1963), The Ed Sullivan Show (1952-1961), The 29th Annual Academy Awards (1957), Ford Star Jubilee (1956), Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1956), The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955), Light’s Diamond Jubilee (1954), The George Jessel Show (1954), The Colgate Comedy Hour (1951-1953), Songs for Sale (1952), Cavalcade of Stars (1952), Pillow to Post (1945), A Zoot Suit with a Reet Pleat (1942), Cow-Cow Boogie (1942), Easy Street (1941), Lazybones (1941), Yes, Indeed! (1941), Harlem Renaissance (2004), Dorothy Dandridge: Singing at Her Best (2003), Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003), Great Performances (2003), It’s Black Entertainment (2002), Redeemer (2002), American Masters (2001), Biography (1997-1999), Classified X (1998), Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (1998), That’s Black Entertainment (1990), Brown Sugar (1986), Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals (1974), The Murder Men (1961), Ebony Parade (1947)
Other Names: Dorothy Daindridge, The Dandridge Sisters
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Best Known For Movie: Carmen Jones
Occupation: Actress
Height: 5ft 5in ( 1.65m )
First Name: Dorothy
Middle Name: Jean
Last Name: Dandridge
Birth Full Name: Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Death Location: West Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death: Accidental Barbiturate Overdose
Weight: 115 lbs (52.2 kg)
Build: Slim
Eye Color: Brown – Dark
Hair Color: Brown – Dark
Sexuality: Straight
Religion: Baptist
Ethnicity: Multiracial
Nationality: American
High School: Thomas Jefferson High School, Los Angeles
Body Measurements: 36-24-36
Dress Size: 8
Shoe Size: 7.5
Father: Cyril Dandridge
Mother: Ruby Dandridge
Sister(s): Vivian Dandridge
Other Family Members: Harolynn (daughter)
Favorite Foods: Chitterlings And Greens,Soul Food
Favorite Colors: Black

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