Diahann Carroll is an actress cum singer from America. She has contributed to the theater, television and film industry. The period in the field of acting has been about six decades. She has worked in many films and television series. She was born in New York. Her parents were John Johnson and Mabel. Her parents moved to Harlem; when she was small. She completed her schooling at Music & Art High School. She was very fond of her parents and was always interested in the field of dancing, singing, acting and modeling. She finished her graduation from New York University in sociology. At the age of 15, she did modeling for Ebony magazine. She participated in Chance of a Lifetime, on the Dumont Television Network when she was 18 years of age. She made an appearance in a small role in Carmen Jones. The same year she did a role in House of Flowers by Broadway musical. She played the role of Porgy and Bess, film version. She played the role of Clara. She had even played in a small role in "Sing a Song of Murder". She was a part of Paris Blues in 1961 along with Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier. She is very well known for Julia, a television series. This was the first time when an African American starred in a television series.

She was a part of many series along with Jack Paar, Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan. She had joined the Dynasty in which she played a very rich role. Opposite her was a classmate Billy Dee Williams, who played her husband. She played a role in The Five Heartbeats, which was a musical drama. In the series, she played the role of Eleanor Potter, who was a protective wife. She again made an appearance with Billy Dee Williams, in 'Lonesome Dove' a television series. She was a part of Sunset Boulevard in 1996. It was by a Canadian production and starred Norma Desmond. She was a part of animation film The Legend of Tarzan. She gave voice to Queen La. In 2006, she was in the television musical drama Grey's Anatomy. In 2008, she was a part in White Collar by USA Network. She was seen in a documentary for breast cancer named One a Minute. She was seen in At Risk and The Front, which an adaptation of a Patricia novel. Carroll entered the wedlock four times in her life. First, she got to Monte Kay, who was a producer.

The duo had a daughter. Later she married Fred Glusman. He was a boutique owner of Las Vegas. In few weeks, she fields a divorce charging on physical abuse. In 1975, she got hooked up with DeLeon. She was the managing editor of Jet magazine. After two years DeLeon died in a car crash. In 1996, she married Vic Damone, who was a singer and divorced in the same year itself. She has added many feathers to her cap in her career. She won Tony Award - Best Performance for "No Strings” in 1962. She got the Golden Globe Award for Julia as Best TV Star – Female in 1968. In 2011, she won Television Academy Hall of Fame award. She was nominated for Claudine as Academy Award for Best Actress.

Cathryn Damon English Actress

Cathryn Damon

Cathryn Lee Damon was an actress of American origin who was famous for her roles on various television comedy-drama shows of the 1970s and 1980s. She was born on 11th September in Washington, United States. Though she was born in Seattle, Washington, she grew up in Tacoma. She completed her graduation from the Stadium High School (Public High School in Washington). At the age of 16, she left Tacoma and went away to New York City so as to pursue ballet which is a type of Italian dance performance. Cathryn has been graceful since always, and she loved dancing. She started her career in the year 1957 and appeared in various Broadway Productions. She starred in Shinbone Alley, which was a musical drama. She did well there. She came in a succession of shows like Flora, Foxy, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, etc. She played important roles in the serials like Sweet Bird of Youth and The Cherry Orchard. During 1967-1968, Cathryn was selected to play the lead role of Mame and Vera for the show Angela Lansbury-led tour of Mame. She had gained fame through these sitcoms. To add to her success then came the show "Soap" in the year 1977. She became the favorite of the viewers through the amazing role of a middle-class girl named Mary Campbell. The show was shown in the daytime when everyone could take out time to witness it. The show continued till the year 1981, and till then Cathryn had secured a place in the hearts of the audience. Just after this show, she did the character of Cassie Parker in the show Webster from the year 1984 to the year 1986. Both, the audience and the critics appreciated her. She was also awarded the Emmy Award for her role as Mary Campbell in Soap in the year 1980. Unfortunately, she could not receive it personally but was highly obliged to win it. She continuously worked hard for years and earned a lot of fame and money. We cannot fight destiny. In 1986, she suffered from ovarian cancer but even after knowing her condition, this brave girl did not quit her passion. She continued acting and did guest roles in sitcoms. Her last role was in the picture, “She's Having a Baby” in which she played the mother of ‘Elizabeth McGovern’. Cathryn's mother Mary Springer and her sister cared a lot about her and helped her to survive. On May 4, 1987, Cathryn died and was interred at Acacia Memorial Park.


Gracie Allen

Gracie Allen was born on 26 July 1895 and died on 27 August 1964. Her birth place is San Francisco, and she died in Los Angeles. A Heart attack was the cause of her death. Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale is the resting place of Gracie Allen. Her occupation was Actress, Vaudevillian, and Comedian. Her husband's name is George Burns. She got married to him in 1926. She had two kids named Ronald Jon Burns and Sandra Jean Burns. Sandra Jean Burns was born in 1934 and died in 2010. Ronald Jon Burns was born in 1935 and died in 2007. She was an American comedian. She became famous as the Zany Partner. Her father name is George Allen, and her mother name is Margaret Theresa Allen. When she was just only three years, she did her first performance on stage. By Eddie Cantor, she had given her first role on the radio. She had completed her education from Star of the Sea Convent School. In schooling time, she was a talented dancer. She was also an Irish Folk Dancer. She performed a folk dance with her sisters in The Four Colleens. As a vaudeville performer, she joined her sister named Bessie in 1909. In 1992, she met George Burns. Allen and Burns did a comedy act. After that, they got married on 7 January 1926. Their marriage place was in Cleveland. She was born with two different colors of eyes. Her one eye was of blue, and one was of green color. Her husband didn’t know her birthdate exactly. In the earthquake, she said that her birth certificate had been destroyed. Her birthdate was in July 1895, According to the information in the Census records for the State of California. She also worked as the straight man. Allen and Burns graduated to radio in 1930. A cross- country Whistlestop campaign did by Burns and Allen. In different cities, they were performing their live shows. Burns and Allen became a part of the CBS talent raid in 1949. Jack Benny was their best friend. Their radio show became a part of the CBS. Allen and Burns made different movies in 1930. After the checkup, they could not conceive on their own. Allen and Burns adopted two kids named Ronald Jon and Sandra Jean in 1930. She did many movies named The Big Broadcast, International House, Six of a Kind, A Damsel in Distress, Two Girls, and a Sailor, etc.

Gracie Allen English Actress