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Top Ten Diva-licious Actresses In Musical Biopics (page 4)

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7. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Billie Holiday[/lastfm] (played by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Diana Ross[/lastfm])-Lady Sings The Blues

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While critics sat laughing at Diana Ross’ overly wrought performance of Billie Holiday in Lady Sings The Blues, we think Ross did a beautiful job of singing Holiday’s songs, if not conveying her essence through spoken word accurately. It’s one of those situations where you have to keep in mind that Ross is a singer, not an actress.

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