Meredy's Dorothy Dandridge Trivia Answers

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1. November 9, 1922

2. Cleveland, Ohio

3. Dorothy Jean Dandridge

4. Cyril Dandridge was a mulatto, and Ruby Butler Dandridge had Jamaican, Native American, and Spanish blood.

5. The "Wonder Children"

6. The Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater

7. Teacher's Beau

8. Earl Mills

9. Tarzan's Peril

10. The Harlem Globetrotters

11. The Desi Arnaz Orchestra

12. The Empire Room of New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

13. Bright Road

14. 20th Century-Fox

15. Carmen Jones

16. The Academy Award for Best Actress

17. She became the first woman to be featured on the cover of Ebony magazine, and she became the first African American to appear on the cover of Life (on November 1, 1954).

18. Island in the Sun

19. Porgy and Bess

20. A nervous breakdown

21. "Our Marilyn Monroe"

22. "If I had been born white, I could capture the world."

23. Harold Nicholas (September 6, 1942 - October 1951) (divorced) and Jack Denison (June 22, 1959 - December 20, 1962) (divorced)

24. One daughter - Harolyn Suzanne Nicholas. She was mentally handicapped. The surgical forceps used by the doctor during delivery damaged her brain.

25. September 8, 1965 in West Hollywood, California (overdose of Tofranil or embolism)

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