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Friday, October 04, 2019

Diahann Carroll, who pioneered television with her starring role in the 1968 series "Julia," died Friday, her publicist Jeffrey Lane confirmed to CNN. Carroll was 84.

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I strongly suggest to check out Paris Blues with Newman, Woodward, Poiter and Carroll. What a cast and what a joy. Rest in peace elegant lady.

#1 | Posted by CrisisStills at 2019-10-06 03:46 AM | Reply

Julia was the first TV program that had a black lead that was not a domestic. Still it is extremely campy and short on plot. But it was a first, one can see it was written by and for a white audience.

#2 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-10-06 11:56 AM | Reply

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