In 1950 became the first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Transgender woman activist and feminist.
Elvis Presley called him the ‘King of Rock and Roll’.
Best known for Divorce Court.
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First black actor to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy series in 1985 and first and only black actor to win an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1979.
Her nickname stems from an allergy to alcohol.
First Cuban American to serve in the U.S. Senate
Wrote and directed Gods and Monsters, Kinsey, and Dreamgirls.