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Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003)

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

Overview

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

    Host

  3. Carmen De Lavallade

    Herself

  4. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne

    Himself

  5. Jasmine Guy

    Jasmine Guy

    Herself

  6. Brock Peters

    Brock Peters

    Himself

  7. Halle Berry

    Halle Berry

    Herself (archive footage)

  8. Joe Adams

    Himself

  9. Alan L. Gansberg

    Himself

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

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

Status Released

Original Language English

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