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Diane Polley (1935–1990)

Diane Polley was born in 1935 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Diane Elizabeth MacMillan. She was an actress and casting director, known for Anne of Green Gables (1985), Anne of Avonlea (1987) and Street Legal (1987). She was married to Michael Polley and George Deans-Buchan. She died on January 10, 1990 in Toronto. See full bio »

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Known For

Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables Casting Director
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of Avonlea Casting Director
Street Legal
Street Legal Gloria Beecham
Ewoks Additional Voices (1985- )


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 1987-1990 Street Legal (TV Series)
Gloria Beecham
- The Bracelet (1990) ... Gloria Beecham
- Security Exchange (1990) ... Gloria Beecham
- Blue Collar (1989) ... Gloria Beecham
- Home (1989) ... Gloria Beecham
- Confession (1989) ... Gloria Beecham
 1989 Ramona (TV Series)
- Siblingitis (1989) ... Doctor
 1988 Night Heat (TV Series)
Mrs. Morrison
- Jumper (1988) ... Mrs. Morrison
 1988 Diamonds (TV Series)
- Separate Ways (1988)
 1985 Ewoks (TV Series)
Additional Voices (1985- ) (voice)
 1971 Paul Bernard, Psychiatrist (TV Series)
Mrs. Bradshaw
 1959 Encounter (TV Series)
- Second Home (1959) ... (as Diane MacMillan)
- Fear Is No Stranger (1959) ... Louise (as Diane MacMillan)
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 1987 Crazy Moon
 1987 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987)
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Red Wind (1986)
- Guns at Cyrano's (1986)
- Spanish Blood (1986)
 1985-1986 Danger Bay (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Mad Hatter Bears (1986)
- Salmon Run (1985)
- Running Free (1985)
 1985 Anne of Green Gables (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Bayo
 1980 Bizarre (TV Series)
 1975 King of Kensington (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Variety Store (1975)
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 1985-1986 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series) (casting - 5 episodes)
- The Town Where No One Got Off (1986) ... (casting)
- The Screaming Woman (1986) ... (casting)
- Banshee (1986) ... (casting)
- The Crowd (1985) ... (casting)
- The Playground (1985) ... (casting)
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 1988 The Kids in the Hall (TV Series) (creative consultant - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1988) ... (creative consultant)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 1990 Falling Over Backwards (dedicatee)
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 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary)
Herself (uncredited)

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Diane MacMillan

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Mother of actress Sarah Polley, John Buchan, Joanna Polley, and Mark Polley. See more »

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