Diahann Carroll is an American television and stage actress and singer known for her performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including 'Carmen Jones' and 'Porgy and Bess' as well as on Broadway. 'Julia' was one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a nonstereotypical role and was followed by her portrayal of Dominique Deveraux in the primetime soap opera 'Dynasty' over three seasons. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Diahann Carroll has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Ceremony.