Diana Dill Wiki, Bio, Family, Married, Died
Diana Douglas, also known as Diana Love Dill and Diana Dill was born in the year 1923 on 22nd January. She was a Bermudian American actress. Known across the world for her marriage with the actor named Kirk Douglas in the year 1943 and got divorced in the year 1951, she had two children named Michael Douglas and Joel Douglas. In the year 1942, she kicked off her career as an actress and she appeared in more than fifty silver screens.
Her renowned roles involve, Susan Rogers in the movie named “The Indian Fighter” which co-starred her husband, Kirk Douglas. She is also well known for her role of Peg in the movie “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” and as Martha Evans in the movie “The Days of Our Lives”. She also appeared in the movie named “It Runs The Family” along with her husband Kirk and their son Michael before they got divorced.
About her parents, her father was a Lieutenant Colonel whose name was Thomas Melville Dill. Her grandfather also had the same name and was a mariner and member of Colonial Parliament which represented Parish of Devonshire. Her mother’s name was Ruth Rapalje.
Her brother who was a lawyer was also a politician while her sister Ruth was married to a guy named John Seward Johnson who was heir to Johnson & Johnson fortune. Her father was from a Bermudian family. She had English, Dutch, Scottish, Belgian, Welsh, and French ancestry and was brought up in Church of England.
In the year 1942, she got a minor role without credit in “Keeper of the Flame” and she appeared in many movies in the year between 1950 and 1960.
She appeared in varieties of movies and television programs including General Electric Theatre and Naked City. She is well known for her television role of Lily Chernak Donally in the show named “Love is a Many Splendored Thing”. She played the role of Poco in the show “Three steps to Heaven” and as Martha Evans in the movie “Days of our lives”.
She published her autobiography with the name “In The Wings: A Memoir”. She appeared in the CBS’s COLD Case and season 15 episode “Heal Thyself” in the year 2008 and she retired from acting in the same year.
She married Kirk Douglas, the person with whom she studied acting before the beginning of Second World War. At the time of the war, he was serving in U.S. Navy. He saw the issue of “Life” magazine in the year 1943, May 3rd which had featured the photograph of Dill. He showed her photos to his shipmates and made up his mind to marry her. They married in the year 1943 and got divorced in the year 1951.
She again married another actor named Bill Darrid and they lived with her two sons from the previous relationship on the East Coast of U.S.A. before his death in the year 1992. Again in the year 2002, she married a guy named Donald Webster in Bermuda.
The actress with about sixty decade in the movie ad glamour industry died in the year 2015 on 3rd July in Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Los Angeles due cancer. She always will be living in the history of Hollywood. She was not much associated to social networking sites like facebook and twitter.