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Diana Lynn

Pianist / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 10/07/1926 († 45, 12/18/1971) | Los Angeles, California, USA
Diana Marie Lynn (born Dolores Eartha Loehr, July 5, 1926 – December 18, 1971) was an American actress. ()

She was a child prodigy, pianist, at age 10, and her first movie role was one of the children in, "They Shall Have Music" (1939). You see her playing the piano. She made another movie using her 'real name' - Dolly in, "There's Magic in Music" (1941). She signed a long term contract with Paramount in 1942, and had her named changed to Diana Lynn. She had good roles in, "The Major, and the Minor" (1942); "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek", and, "Our Hearts Were Young, and Gay" - both in 1944. She had fewer roles as she matured; she did do, "Bedtime for Bonzo" (1951), but had a nice career on TV shows. She died of a stroke when she was making a comeback in film. Her marriages were from 1948 to 1954 to architect John C. Lindsay; no children; then in December 6,1956, she married Mortimer C.Hall, president of L.A. radio station, KLAC. His mother was Dorothy Schiff, publisher then of the 'New York Post'. She had four children with him between 1958, and 1964. They moved to New York City so he could assume a post on his mother's paper. She passed away on December 18, 1971 of a stroke / brain hemorrhage in Los Angeles.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Music

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Movies with Diana Lynn as Actress(35)

as Catherine Hume1956 Forbidden Area
as Susie1955 The Kentuckian
as Peggy Lord1955 An Annapolis Story
as Nancy Collins1955 You're Never Too Young
as Marie-Louise Voyson1955 The Thief
as Gwen Williams1954 Track of the Cat
as Julie Barnes1953 Plunder of the Sun
as Zerelda Wing1953 Meet Me at the Fair
as Tad Bayliss1953 Meet Me at the Fair
as Jane Linden1951 Bedtime for Bonzo
as Virginia 'Ginny' Curtayne1951 The People Against O'Hara
as Lady Marianne de Beaudray1950 Rogues Of Sherwood Forest
as Peggy Brookfield1950 Peggy
as Jane Stacy1950 My Friend Irma Goes West
as Nancy Langley1950 Paid in Full
as Jane Stacy1949 My Friend Irma
as Perry Dunklin1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
as Julie Hudson1948 Every Girl Should Be Married
as Martha Burnside / Mallory Flagg1948 Ruthless
as Connie Donovan1947 Easy Come, Easy Go
as herself1947 Variety Girl
as Mary Lou Medford1946 The Bride Wore Boots
as Emily Kimbrough1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
as Betty Miller1945 Out of This World
as herself1945 Duffy's Tavern
as Josie Angel1944 And the Angels Sing
as Emily Kimbrough1944 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
as Phyllis Michael1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
as Emmy Kockenlocker1943 The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
as Phyllis Michael1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
as Lucy Hill1942 The Major and the Minor
as Diana Lynn (uncredited)1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
as Dolly Loehr1941 The Hard-Boiled Canary
as Pianist (uncredited)1939 They Shall Have Music

TV Shows/Series with Diana Lynn as Actress(15)


Full Name: Diana Lynn
Born: Thursday, 10/07 1926 (October) in Los Angeles
Died: Saturday, 12/18 1971 (December) in New York City (aged: 45)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Record Label: Capitol Records
Diana Lynn frequently works together with these people:
Hans Dreier (11x, Crew)
Richard Carlson (11x, Actor)
Skip Homeier (10x, Actor)
Nina Foch (10x, Actress)
Edith Head (10x, Crew)
Eddie Albert (9x, Actor)
John Hoyt (9x, Actor)
Cedric Hardwicke (9x, Actor)
Teresa Wright (9x, Actress)
Don Taylor (9x, Crew)
Edward Binns (9x, Actor)
John Newland (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2173, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/26/2020