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Carroll O'Connor was rejected in 1942 by the USN. He then enrolled with the US Merchant Marines Academy and served in WWII working on ships in the Atlantic.

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Diahann Carroll-Born 6.17.1935 A breast cancer survivor - attended Music & Art High School, along with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams. In many interviews about her childhood, Diahann Carroll recalls her parents' support of her & that they enrolled her in dance, singing & modeling classes. By the time Diahann Carroll was 15, she was modeling for Ebony magazine. She stood 6ft & had a lean build. After graduating from high school, Diahann Carroll attended New York University, majored in…

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Diahann Carroll. A bit much on the cleavage, but she's a diva, so I'll shove my prudish notions regarding style aside.

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