Biography

Diana Ernestine Earle Ross, born March 26, 1944, is an award-winning singer and actress. Ross served as lead singer of the Motown group The Supremes during the 1960s. After leaving the group in 1970, Ross began a solo career that included successful ventures into film and Broadway. She received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her 1972 role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, for which she won a Golden Globe award. She won 8 American Music Awards, garnered twelve Grammy Award nominations, and won a Tony Award for her one-woman show, An Evening with Diana Ross, in 1977. With a career total 18 #1 records, Diana Ross is considered the most successful female recording artist of the twentieth century. Her film credits include: Mahogany (1975), The Wiz (1978) and the television films Out of Darkness (1994) and Double Platinum (1999). In December 2007, she received a

Diana Ernestine Earle Ross, born March 26, 1944, is an award-winning singer and actress. Ross served as lead singer of the Motown group The Supremes during the 1960s. After leaving the group in 1970, Ross began a solo career that included successful ventures into film and Broadway. She received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her 1972 role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, for which she won a Golden Globe award. She won 8 American Music Awards, garnered twelve Grammy Award nominations, and won a Tony Award for her one-woman show, An Evening with Diana Ross, in 1977. With a career total 18 #1 records, Diana Ross is considered the most successful female recording artist of the twentieth century. Her film credits include: Mahogany (1975), The Wiz (1978) and the television films Out of Darkness (1994) and Double Platinum (1999). In December 2007, she received a

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1944-03-26

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration
2018 NBC’s New Year’s Eve as Performance
2017 This Is Bob Hope... as Herself (archive footage)
2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Billie Holliday (archive footage)
2012 Always Whitney Houston
2009 Motown at the BBC as Performer
2003 Celebrities Uncensored (1 episode)
2002 American Idol (2 episodes)
2002 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (1 episode)
2002 V Graham Norton (1 episode)
1999 Double Platinum as Olivia King
1997 The View (1 episode)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
1994 Out of Darkness as Paulie Cooper
1993 Live & Kicking (1 episode)
1992 Diana Ross: The Lady Sings Jazz and Blues as Herself
1991 Pebble Mill (1 episode)
1983 Diana Ross: Live in Central Park as Herself
1983 Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (2 episodes)
1981 Standing Room Only: Diana Ross as Herself
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors (1 episode)
1978 The Wiz as Dorothy
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Herself
1978 Wiz on Down the Road as Dorothy
1976 The Muppet Show (1 episode)
1975 Mahogany as Mahogany
1972 Musikladen (1 episode)
1972 Lady Sings the Blues as Billie Holiday
1971 The Jackson 5ive (23 episodes) as Him/Herself
1971 Diana! as Herself
1969 G.I.T. on Broadway as Herself
1968 TCB as Herself
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (2 episodes)
1966 Tarzan (1 episode)
1965 Beach Ball as Herself
1964 Top of the Pops (1 episode)
1961 Musik aus Studio B (1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episodes)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)

Production

1994 Out of Darkness Executive Producer

Costume & Make-Up

1975 Mahogany Costume Design

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