(New York, N.Y.) Unlike most kids her age, one young actress/model is making the rounds and enjoying instant celebrity status at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week Spring 2014. Àngelinah-Gabrielle Dantzler, or as she is quickly becoming known in the entertainment world, “Àngelinah-
Betty Bridges helped shape the highly successful careers of actresses Nia Long, Regina King, and Sanaa Lathan. When Ms. Bridges met Àngelinah-Gabrielle, she took an instant liking to the 6’2”, 16-year-old, who turns 17 on September 11th saying, “She can have an incredible future in the entertainment industry.” Gaging by the Big Apple response to the young actress/model, Bridges definitely hasn’t lost her knack for recognizing talent.
One of the most poignant moments was caught on tape between stunning 82- year-old modeling legend Carmen Dell’Orefice and Àngelinah-Gabrielle where the legend gives the newcomer advice about how to have longevity in the business, and wishes her luck. Dell’Orefice had her first Vogue cover at age 15, and is still traveling the world and gracing covers to this day.
Despite being instantly accepted as “one of their own” by fashion industry celebs and insiders at every level, L.A. Dantzler is keenly aware that in a world where celebrity, especially “instant celebrity” can destroy as easily as it can uplift, maintaining a sense of normalcy is paramount to Àngelinah-Gabrielle’
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