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Shirley MacLaine, first time I remember noticing Shirley was in Irma Le Douche with Jack Lemmon. Fell in love immediately. (Of course, I was in the Navy and cut off from any social contact)
Dorothy Dandridge (1922–1965) was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming only the third African American to receive a nomination in any Academy Award category (after Hattie McDaniel and Ethel Waters) at the time.