Diahann Carroll Tony award-winning pioneering actress on ‘Julia’ and ‘Dynasty’ dies at 84

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LOS ANGELES -- Diahann Carroll the singer and actress who won a Tony award for her role in the Broadway production "No Strings" has died at 84, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 

She made television history through her roles on "Julia" and "Dynasty" and also went on to be Oscar-nominated in 1975 for her role in "Claudine."

She died at her home in Los Angeles after a long struggle with cancer.

American actress, singer and fashion model Diahann Carroll, UK, 18th January 1965. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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