US actress Diana Douglas passed away on 6th July 2015 [ Current Affairs ]

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Renowned US actress and model Diana Douglas passed away in Los Angeles due to cancer at the age of 92.Diana Douglas was married to Kirk Douglas who was famous US actor in 1943 and is mother of Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas and Joel Douglas.

Diana Douglas was born as Diana Love Dill on 22 January, 1923 in Devonshire, Bermuda. Later she had shifted to US.

In 1943, Diana Douglas had modelled on the cover of Life Magazine. She had started her career as an actress in 1942 with Warner Bros Studios and had appeared in more than 50 films since then.

Some of her famous movies are –

  • The Indian Fighter; Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • The Days of Our Lives.

Her autobiography In the Wings: A Memoir was published n 1999. Her last appearance was Runs in the Family in 2003 and retired from acting in 2008.

- Published on: July 9, 2015