Born: July 13, 1935
Died: October 04, 2019
Diahann Carroll broke the TV color barrier when she played the title role on the sitcom Julia, about a young widow raising her little boy on her own. The show was a hit, and she won a Golden Globe as Best TV Star – Female in 1969 for her part in it.
She died from complications due to breast cancer at the age of 84 on October 4, 2019 in Los Angeles.