Today, we lost our Diva. Diahann Carroll. An American actress, singer, and model. She rose to stardom in performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones. We know Diahann Carroll played the beloved role as Dominique Deveraux, a mixed-race diva, in the prime time soap opera, Dynasty.
Diahann Carroll lost her battle with breast cancer, a battle that she has been fighting since 1997, passing away in her Los Angeles home earlier today. Carroll was 84.