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Diana Churchill (I) (1913–1994)

Diana Churchill was born on August 21, 1913 in Wembley, London, England. She was an actress, known for Scott of the Antarctic (1948), Housemaster (1938) and The History of Mr. Polly (1949). She was married to Mervyn Johns and Barry K. Barnes. She died on October 8, 1994 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, London. See full bio »

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Known For

Scott of the Antarctic Kathleen Scott
Housemaster Rosemary Faringdon
The History of Mr. Polly Annie Larkins


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (28 credits)
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Dowager Lady
- Medium Rare (1977) ... Dowager Lady
 1967 The Winter's Tale
 1966 Lord Raingo (TV Series)
- Power (1966) ... Adela
- The Offer (1966) ... Adela
 1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Admirer at Number Eight (1964) ... Emily
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Cynthia Randolph
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Dear Octopus (1960) ... Cynthia Randolph
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Duchesse Dupont-Dufort / Judith Montague
- The Traveller Without Luggage (1959) ... Duchesse Dupont-Dufort
- The Distinguished Gathering (1959) ... Judith Montague
 1958 Daphne Laureola (TV Movie)
Lady Pitts
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Utterword / Helen
- Heartbreak House (1958) ... Lady Utterword
- Women of Troy (1958) ... Helen
 1954 Out of Bounds (TV Movie)
Diana Cresswell
 1949 Oranges and Lemons (TV Movie)
 1949 The History of Mr. Polly
Annie Larkins
 1948 Scott of the Antarctic
Kathleen Scott
 1940 The House of the Arrow
Betty Harlowe
 1940 Law and Disorder
Janet Preston
 1940 The Spider
Sally Silver
 1939 Yes, Madam?
Sally Gault
 1939 Private Lives (TV Movie)
Amanda Pryne
 1938 Jane Steps Out
Jane Wilton
 1938 Housemaster
Rosemary Faringdon
 1937 Behind the Beyond (TV Movie)
Cicely Trevor
 1937 School for Husbands
Marion Carter
 1937 The Dominant Sex
Angela Shale
 1936 Sensation
Maisie Turnpit
 1936 Dishonour Bright
Ivy Lamb Champion
 1936 Pot Luck
Jane Bathbrick
 1935 Foreign Affaires
 1932 Sally Bishop
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Michael Egan's play, "The Dominant Sex", at the Embassy Repertory Theatre in London, England with Richard Bird, Rene Ray and Ellen Pollock in the cast. John Fernald was the director. See more »

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Mervyn Johns  (his death) | See more »

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British blonde co-star who played a sardonic heroine in a handful of comic chillers during the early '30s; mainly a theatre actress into the war years and after. See more »

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