Born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio
Dorothy Dandridge as "Carmen Jones"
Screen version of the musical "Carmen Jones," which adapted Bizet's opera Carmen for an African-American cast. A soldier falls for Dandridge, a seductive factory worker. The lovers flee after the soldier kills his sergeant, but Carmen's taunting faithlessness drives her lover to a crime of passion.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955)||Nominated||Foreign Actress|
|Academy Award (1954)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|