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Diana Lewis (I) (1919–1997)


Diana Lewis was born on September 18, 1919 in Ashbury Park, New Jersey. Her parents were vaudeville performers. The family moved to Hollywood and Diana, her sister Maxine, and her brother J.C. all went into show business. Diana made her film debut in the 1934 comedy It's A Gift. At the age of sixteen she married actor Jay Faye. She landed a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Cry 'Havoc'
Cry 'Havoc' Nydia
(1943)
It's a Gift
It's a Gift Miss Dunk
(1934)
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
(1940)
Johnny Eager
Johnny Eager Judy Sanford
(1941)

Filmography

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 1943 Cry 'Havoc'
Nydia
 1942 Whistling in Dixie
Ellamae Downs
 1942 Seven Sweethearts
Mrs. Nugent, a Newlywed
 1941 Johnny Eager
Judy Sanford
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Fay Lennox
 1940 Go West
Eve Wilson
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Jane
 1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Daphne Fowler
 1940 Forty Little Mothers
Marcia
 1939 First Offenders
Ann Blakeley
 1938 Gold Diggers in Paris
Golddigger
 1938 He Couldn't Say No
Iris Mabby
 1937 Love Nest on Wheels (Short)
The Bride
 1936 Grand Slam Opera (Short)
The Girl Downstairs
 1935 Choose Your Partners (Short)
 1935 All the King's Horses
Aggresive Chorine on Train (uncredited)
 1935 Enter Madame!
Operator
 1934 One Hour Late
Sick Woman's Daughter (uncredited)
 1934 It's a Gift
Miss Dunk
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

5 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My marriage means more than all the world to me - much more than a career.

Trivia:

William Powell and Diana knew each other for only a few weeks when they eloped. He had previously been married to Carole Lombard and engaged to Jean Harlow at the time of her sudden death. See more »

Nickname:

Mousie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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