Get Your Popcorn Ready: The 13 Best Biopics About Women

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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

Actress/singer Dorothy Dandridge was the first Black woman to be nominated for an Academy award for Best Actress. Another future Academy award winning actress would play her in the biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. Halle Berry portrayed the troubled singer more than 30 years after her life was tragically cut short. Her manager found the 42-year-old Dandridge dead of an apparent overdose. Berry earned critical acclaim and numerous awards including an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her portrayal.

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