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Diane Holland (I) (1930–2009)

Diane Holland lived in Surrey. She was unmarried, and trained as a dancer before being given the part of snobbish Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves in Hi-de-Hi! (1980) by her brother-in-law, Jimmy Perry. Jimmy, who co-wrote the holiday camp sitcom, married Diane's sister Gilda, and recognised her talent. At the peak of Hi-de-Hi! (1980)'s success in the '... See full bio »

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Hi-de-Hi! Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves
The Likes of Sykes
Big Bad Mouse
Big Bad Mouse Miss Spencer
Dillinger and Capone
Dillinger and Capone Theater Patron


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 2001 Great Performances (TV Series)
Maiden Aunt
- The Nutcracker (2001) ... Maiden Aunt
 2001 Casualty (TV Series)
Wendy Atkinson
- Breaking Point (2001) ... Wendy Atkinson
 1995 Dillinger and Capone (Video)
Theater Patron
 1990 The Upper Hand (TV Series)
Shop assistant
- Growing Pains (1990) ... Shop assistant
 1990 Bergerac (TV Series)
Mrs. Hornsby
- The Messenger Boy (1990) ... Mrs. Hornsby
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Miss Lavant
- The Children of Dynmouth (1987) ... Miss Lavant
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
Madame Dupree
 1984 Round and Round (TV Series)
Mrs. Philpot
- Children (1984) ... Mrs. Philpot
- Marriage (1984) ... Mrs. Philpot
 1983 The Boy Who Won the Pools (TV Series)
Lady Catherine West
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Lady Catherine West
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Lady Catherine West
 1982 Nancy Astor (TV Mini-Series)
Tory lady
- The Passenger on the Ocean Liner (1982) ... Tory lady
 1981 Stig of the Dump (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Fawkham-Greene
- Stones and Skins (1981) ... Mrs. Fawkham-Greene
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Blanche Cutler
- The Stinker (1980) ... Blanche Cutler
 1980 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Lady guest
- C'est Si Bon (1980) ... Lady guest
 1980 The Likes of Sykes (TV Movie)
 1977 Fathers and Families (TV Mini-Series)
Alice Prothero
- Mother Song (1977) ... Alice Prothero
 1975 Poldark (TV Series)
Lady friend
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Lady friend
 1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
- The Baby Arrives (1973) ... Receptionist
- The Hospital Visit (1973) ... (uncredited)
 1972-1973 Sykes (TV Series)
- Fancy Dress (1973)
- Marriage (1972) ... Yvonne
 1972 Big Bad Mouse (TV Movie)
Miss Spencer
 1972 Clochemerle (TV Series)
 1966-1969 Crossroads (TV Series)
Sarah Maynard
- Episode #1.1192 (1969) ... Sarah Maynard
- Episode #1.500 (1966) ... Sarah Maynard
- Episode #1.497 (1966) ... Sarah Maynard
- Episode #1.496 (1966) ... Sarah Maynard
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
1st Policewoman
- A Cry for Help (1967) ... 1st Policewoman
 1965 My Perfect Husband (TV Movie)
 1950 Cinderella (TV Movie)
 1949 Her Excellency (TV Movie)
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One person asked for a picure of me and it just snowballed. People expect me to be very snooty, I hope I'm not like that at all!


Sister-in-law of Jimmy Perry. Sister of Gilda Perry.

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