Appeared in "The Wild Duck" on Broadway.
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5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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My awkward age didn't arrive 'til I was eighteen. By that time, everyone at Paramount regarded me as their kid-sister. When I became eighteen, the boys up front still thought of me as that pink-cheeked youngster they'd known so long. They considered me too young for ingénue roles, too young for glamor roles, and too young for romance. I didn't do anything. Everyone thought I was old hat.
Her father, Louis William Loehr, was a prosperous oil company exec and her mother, the former Eartha Thes, an accomplished pianist and teacher who guided Diana's early musical career. By age 12, the young prodigy was playing with the Los Angeles Junior Symphony Orchestra.