Diana Sands

Aug 22, 1934


African-American actress Diana Sands built her theatrical reputation in the 1950s upon her adamant refusal to be stereotyped. Despite resistance from certain producers and directors who shall remain nameless, Diana insisted upon playing the classic stage roles (Medea, Antigone, Portia and the like) normally assigned to white actresses. Even so, for her… More


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A Raisin In The Sun
3 minutes 46 seconds
Doctors' Wives
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