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Date of Birth 11 March 1931Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Date of Death 12 November 1991Studio City, California, USA  (heart failure)

Mini Bio (1)

Diane Brewster was born on March 11, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was largely a character actress in both motion pictures and television. She was 24 years old when she began acting on TV. Her first role was in a few episodes of the westerns Cheyenne (1955) and Zane Grey Theater (1956). Her first motion picture roles was as Sylvia Quentin in Pharaoh's Curse (1957) in 1956. However, most older viewers remember her as the attractive grade school teacher Miss Canfield on the popular TV comedy series Leave It to Beaver (1957). While her last big screen appearance was as Kate Lawrence in The Young Philadelphians (1959) in 1959, Diane made one more TV appearance on Family Affair (1966) in 1966. Afterwards, Diane retired from the camera. Diane died of heart failure on November 12, 1991. She was 60 years old.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Denny Jackson

Spouse (1)

Jabe Z. Walker (May 1959 - 1991) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

She played Helen Kimble, the murdered wife of Dr. Richard Kimble (David Janssen) in the TV series The Fugitive (1963). She appeared in two episodes: "The Girl from Little Egypt" and "The Judgement, Part II".
Also played Fay Owens on The Rifleman Episode: The Jealous Man S04, E26 (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1962) The McCains get new neighbors (Jake & Fay Owens) when a couple moves into a nearby ranch.

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