Dorothy Carter

Dorothy Carter

Performer

Dorothy Ateca Carter, an African-American stage actress who starred in three pre-Civil Rights-era plays, including a Broadway adaptation of the novel "Strange Fruit," about an interracial relationship, died Sept. 14 2012 in New York City following a fight with bladder cancer. She was 94.

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  • Born: 1917 in Kissimmee, FL
  • Death: Sep 14, 2012 in New York, NY