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Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003)

NR 06/24/2003 (US) Documentary 1h


Actor Obba Babatundé hosts this biopic showcasing the life of acclaimed African-American singer and actress Dorothy Dandridge, who overcame racism and personal tragedy to become one of the most acclaimed performers of Hollywood's golden age. The film combines rare historical footage of Dandridge, on and off the stage, and interviews with stars such as Laurence Fishburne, Jasmine Guy and Halle Berry discussing her powerful legacy.

  1. Ruth Adkins Robinson

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dorothy Dandridge

    Dorothy Dandridge

    (archive footage)

  2. Obba Babatundé

    Obba Babatundé


  3. Carmen De Lavallade


  4. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne


  5. Jasmine Guy

    Jasmine Guy


  6. Brock Peters

    Brock Peters


  7. Halle Berry

    Halle Berry

    Herself (archive footage)

  8. Joe Adams


  9. Alan L. Gansberg


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Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty

Status Released

Original Language English

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