The names of some famous persons by the name Dinah
(or its variants) are:Dinah Beth Manoff
, born on 25 January, a famous actress. Dinah Beth Manoff's background: American stage and film actress. She is best known for her television role as Carol Weston on the sitcom 'Empty Nest', and her role as Elaine Lefkowitz-Dallas on 'Soap'. She also appeared in the renowned box office hit, 'Grease' in 1977, as 'Marty'.Dinah Shore
, born on 29 February, a famous singer. Dinah Shore's background: American singer, actress and television personality. She failed her auditions to sing in bands, but later struck out on her own as a solo singer, with much success. Her popularity peaked during the 1940s and 1950s, with over 80 charted hits. She then went on to host television music, variety and talk shows.Dinah Washington
, born on 29 August, a famous singer. Dinah Washington's background: The Queen of Blues. She was well-known for her strong vocals and emotion-laden singing, hence the title of Queen of Blues, and was also a strong influence on Aretha Franklin, who is the Queen of Soul and a multi-award winning artiste. Her repertoire included jazz, blues, R&B and even light pop. Because of her insistence on not mixing secular with spiritual music, she never did include gospels in her entire professional singing career.