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Diana Wynyard (1906–1964)

One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of terrorized Bella Mallen (driven to the point of ... See full bio »

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(age 58) in London, England, UK

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 1956-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Helen Purslow / Constance Tuckerman / Irina Arkadina / ...
- The Man in the Panama Hat (1964) ... Helen Purslow
- The Autumn Garden (1960) ... Constance Tuckerman
- Hamlet (1956) ... Gertrude
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Stella Lambert
- Eye Witness (1960) ... Stella Lambert
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Lady Frinton
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Aren't We All (1960) ... Lady Frinton
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Jane Birman
- The Second Man (1959) ... Jane Birman
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Mary Lester
- A Touch of the Sun (1958) ... Mary Lester
 1957 Island in the Sun
Mrs. Fleury
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
The Empress
- Mayerling (1957) ... The Empress
 1956 The Gentle Touch
The Matron
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Lucille
- The Little Big Shot (1955) ... Lucille
 1955 Lady Charing Is Cross (TV Movie)
Lady Charing
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Joanna Manville
- Inquest on a Hero (1954) ... Joanna Manville
 1954 The Lover (TV Short)
The Queen
 1951 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
 1939 The Fugitive
Kit Kobling
 1937 Othello (TV Movie)
Desdemona
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
- Heart's Content (1937)
 1934 One More River
Claire Corven
 1934 Let's Try Again
Alice Overton
 1934 Where Sinners Meet
Anne
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Natasha
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Esmond Knight, Paul Scofield (A Clown), Paul Hardwick, Douglas Wilmer, Claire Bloom, William Squire, Alfie Bass, John Justin, Michael Bates, Robert Urquhart, Michael ... See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1953 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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