Diana Ross starring as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

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At age 29, Diana starred as singer Billie Holiday in the film Lady Sings the Blues, based on Billie's tragic life story. Diana later won a Golden Globe® and received an Oscar® nomination for her performance.

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