Halle Berry Pays Tribute to the ‘Legendary’ Dorothy Dandridge on Her 100th Birthday

Halle Berry is observing Dorothy Dandridge’s 100th birthday celebration.

Berry shared a tweet that incorporated a next to each other of a youthful Dandridge and herself when she depicted the exploring entertainer during the ’90s.

“quite a while back I was favored to carry the existence of Dorothy Dandridge to the screen,” the entertainer wrote in the tweet.

“a long time back today this incredible mystical animal was born! Cheerful birthday Dottie”

In 1999, the now-56-year-old entertainer played Dandridge, who died in 1965 at age 42, in the made-for-television verifiable show Presenting Dorothy Dandridge.

Her exhibition procured her a Brilliant Globe for Best Entertainer in a TV Movie.

As per a summation on the Brilliant Globes’ site, the biopic follows the exploring entertainer’s vocation “through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her chance in motion pictures” to “her last downfall to professionally prescribed drugs, which was discussed whether it was self destruction or coincidental.”

Dandridge was the main Dark entertainer to be named for a Best Entertainer Foundation Grant. She was selected in 1954 for her job Carmen Jones, a melodic film where she featured inverse Harry Belafonte. The Broadway variation, which included an all-Dark cast, was likewise designated for Best Music, Scoring of a Melodic Picture.

Berry’s depiction of the symbol completed the cycle in 2001 when she turned into the main Person of color to win a Best Entertainer Foundation Grant for her exhibition in Beast’s Ball, almost fifty years after Dandridge accepted her selection. Acquainting Dorothy Dandridge is accessible with stream on HBO Max.

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