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Dorothy Dandridge – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The actor Dorothy Dandridge passed away at age 42, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Dorothy Dandridge and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dorothy Dandridge net worth: Dorothy Dandridge was an American actress, singer, and dancer who had a net worth of $10 thousand at the time of her death in 1965. She was best known for being one of the first African American movie stars.

How did Dorothy Dandridge die?

Dorothy Dandridge's death was caused by drug overdose.

Several hours later, Dandridge was found naked and unresponsive in her apartment by her manager, Earl Mills. A Los Angeles pathology institute determined that the cause of death was an accidental overdose of the antidepressant imipramine.

Information about the death of Dorothy Dandridge
Cause of deathDrug Overdose
Age of death42 years
ProfessionActor, Pin-up girl, Singer
BirthdayNovember 9, 1922
Death dateSeptember 8, 1965
Place of deathHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialForest Lawn, California, United States

Quotes by Dorothy Dandridge

"I can't play a slave."

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"If I were white, I could capture the world."

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"If one person in a thousand criticized me while all the others cheered, I didn't hear the cheers."

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"Somehow, people just like to look at me."

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