Date of Birth:
22 August 1934
Diana Sands played in 2 movies in the Drama, Crime, Music genres.
Diana Sands got succeed with average imdb rating 7.
Diana Sands was originally cast in the title role for the film, _Claudine (1974)_ (qv), but her cancer forced her to drop out. She then suggested her friend, 'Diahann Carroll' (qv) as her replacement.Ironically, Ms. Sands, who played "Beneatha Younger" in "A Raisin in the Sun" and its playwright, 'Lorraine Hansberry' (qv), died very young of cancer. A theatre in Wisconsin, the Hansberry-Sands Theatre, was so named in tribute to them both.Superior Black actress of the 50s and 60s who defied the o... Read more