"She [Dorothy Dandridge]behaved like a star, and I mean that in the best sense. She was simple. She was elegant. She was well-mannered. She was disciplined. She was focused on her work. I thought that Dorothy was gracious. Very sweet and never forthcoming.” - Olga James
Halle Berry On How She Found Dorothy Dandridge’s Spirit— And How She Finally Healed Her Own (Ebony, August 1999)
"She [Halle Berry] absolutely stole the essence of Dottie and she truly understood her. I felt like, for two hours, I’d been visiting with Dottie again. She would have been so pleased and so happy." - Geri Branton on Halle’s portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandridge and her Tamango co-star photographed at Maxim’s in Paris (circa April 1957). Many have asked about Mr. Cressan’s filmography. but Tamango was unfortunately his only film. Prior to this role, he was a medical student in Martinique.
Please help Amina Owens start her very own t-shirt line and honor the eminent Dorothy Dandridge at the same time! Amina’s goal is to have a line dedicated to a diverse range of timeless beauties. She felt that there was no better way to begin this line than with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman who represents sophistication, diversity, and timeless beauty. Help turn Amina’s dreams into reality by purchasing a shirthere.