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Diana Ross (Diane Ernestine Earle Ross)

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Biography

Detroit, Michigan, USA
Best known as the the lead singer of the popular 1960s singing group The Supremes, Diana Ernestine Earle Ross was born on March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, the second of six children of African-American parents Ernestine Lillian (Moten), a schoolteacher, and Fred Earl Ross, who served in the army. After being raised in housing projects for most of the late 1940s and early 1950s, Diana started singing in the gospel choir of a Baptist church. With friends Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Barbara Martin, she formed a vocal group, The Primettes, at age 15. Read more...

Actor

Character: Herself - Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role and Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973

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Character: Paulie Cooper

Out of Darkness 1994

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Character: Himself - Halftime Show Performer

Super Bowl XXX 1996

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Character: Diana Hendricks

Make Room for Granddaddy 1970

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Character: Herself - Performer: 'Over the Rainbow'

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards 1990

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Character: Tracy Chambers

Mahogany 1975

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Character: Herself - Performer & Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography

The 57th Annual Academy Awards 1985

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Character: Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979

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Writing