Dorothy Dandridge

d. September 8, 1965

Actress. She was the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress (for the movie Carmen Jones), though she lost to Grace Kelly.

Location:

Freedom Mausoleum**, Columbarium of Victory, below the LEVI plaque to the right of the statue.  As you go into the main door of the mausoleum, go left. On the left side of the corridor is the Columbarium of Victory.

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