This week, we pay homage to classic beauty, Diahann Carroll.

Nominated for both and Emmy and an Academy Award, this Golden Globe winning actress has had a career that has spanned an amazing six decades. A New York native of the Bronx, Carroll is known for her star power on the silver screen, television and her singing chops on Broadway. Diahann also made history as the first African-American actress to star in her own television series during the 1960's.

Diahann's beauty is as timeless as her impressive career. Her high cheekbones, stunning smile, and elegance made her a director and a photog's dream. During the height of Carroll's TV star power, the actress embodied the look sweeping beauty junkies across the nation during the 1960's.