#254 Diahann Carroll / Donald Sutherland – 17 July 1935

Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll (born July 17, 1935, in New York, New York) is an American actress and singer. Having appeared in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts such as Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess, she starred in 1968’s Julia, one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role. Later she created the role of Dominique Deveraux on the popular prime time soap opera, Dynasty.

Donald Sutherland

Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian character actor with a film career spanning nearly 50 years. Some of Sutherland’s more notable movie roles included offbeat warriors in such war movies as The Dirty Dozen, in 1967, and MASH and Kelly’s Heroes in 1970, as well as in such popular films as KluteInvasion of the Body Snatchers and Ordinary People. He recently starred in the American television series Dirty Sexy Money. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diahann_Carroll
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Sutherland

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