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'Raisin in the Sun' wins the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play

'Raisin in the Sun' wins the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) --The latest incarnation of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" was named Best Revival of a Play at the Tony Awards ceremony in New York Sunday night.
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LaTanya Richardson Jackson to co-star in 'Raisin in the Sun'

LaTanya Richardson Jackson to co-star in 'Raisin in the Sun'

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- LaTanya Richardson Jackson is to play Lena Younger opposite Denzel Washington in the upcoming Broadway production of "A Raisin in the Sun," producers announced.
Ellen Pompeo criticizes Emmys for lack of diversity

Ellen Pompeo criticizes Emmys for lack of diversity

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" actress Ellen Pompeo told USA Today she was disappointed by what she called a lack of diversity at Sunday's Emmy Awards telecast.
Washington, Fey, Poehler to serve as Emmys presenters

Washington, Fey, Poehler to serve as Emmys presenters

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Kerry Washington, Diahann Carroll, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are to be presenters at the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, CBS announced Thursday.
Denzel Washington returning to Broadway

Denzel Washington returning to Broadway

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Denzel Washington is to play Walter Lee Younger in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's drama "A Raisin in the Sun," producers announced Thursday.

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Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie to host Image Awards

Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie to host Image Awards

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie are to serve as hosts of the 43rd NAACP Image Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, NBC said Wednesday.
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Lucas to receive NAACP Vanguard Award

Lucas to receive NAACP Vanguard Award

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Writer-director-producer George Lucas is to receive the Vanguard Award at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, organizers said Monday.
Bennett, Romano to headline St. Jude show

Bennett, Romano to headline St. Jude show

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Tony Bennett, Ray Romano and Phil Donahue are to headline a gala benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Sunjata, Gish sign up for Cornwell roles

Sunjata, Gish sign up for Cornwell roles

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Andie MacDowell, Daniel Sunjata, Diahann Carroll and Annabeth Gish will star in the small-screen adaptations of two Patricia Cornwell novels.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 17, 2008.
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Actress Diahann Carroll arrives at the Women in Film 2007 Crystal + Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, California on June 14, 2007. The awards, presented by Women In Film, Los Angeles, honor outstanding women for their contribution to the entertainment industry. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Diahann Carroll (English pronunciation: /(ˌ)daɪˈæn ˈkær.əl/, born July 17, 1935, in New York, New York) is an American actress and singer.

Having appeared in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts such as Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess, she starred in 1968's Julia, one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role. Later she created the role of Dominique Deveraux on the popular prime time soap opera, Dynasty.

She is the recipient of numerous stage and screen awards and nominations. Carroll has been married four times and became the mother of a daughter in 1960. She is a breast cancer survivor and activist.

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