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Overview (3)

Born in Devonshire, Bermuda
Died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameDiana Love Dill

Mini Bio (1)

Diana Douglas was born on January 22, 1923 in Devonshire, Bermuda as Diana Love Dill. She is known for her work on Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Remington Steele (1982) and The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951). She was married to Donald Albert Webster, Bill Darrid and Kirk Douglas. She died on July 3, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Donald Albert Webster (28 December 2002 - 3 July 2015) ( her death)
Bill Darrid (14 December 1956 - 11 July 1992) ( his death)
Kirk Douglas (2 November 1943 - 23 February 1951) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (12)

Grandmother of Cameron Douglas.
Mother, with Kirk Douglas, of sons Michael Douglas and Joel Douglas.
Mother-in-law of Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Was the youngest child of Colonel Thomas Melville Dill (23 Dec 1876 - 1945) and his wife Ruth Rapalje Neilson. Her father was the attorney general of Bermuda.
Release of her book, "In the Wings: A Memoir". [1999]
Her ancestry included English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Dutch, Belgian, and French.
Began her career as a Powers agency model. At 20 years old, she appeared on the cover of Life magazine (May 3, 1943).
Studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
Upon her death, she was cremated, her ashes had been spread over Bermuda.
Acting mentor and friend of Andrea Marcovicci.
Her son Michael starred as one of the main voices in 'Green Eggs and Ham', which was partly inspired by 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles', a film she featured in.
Alumna of the AADA (American Academy of Dramatic Arts), Class of 1941.

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