Diana Douglas, Actress and First Wife of Kirk Douglas, Dies at 92

6 Jul 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Actress Diana Douglas dies at 92.

Diana, who appeared in dozens of films and TV shows including “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”, “ER” and “The West Wing”, died of cancer in a retirement home on July 3.

Born Diana Love Dill in Bermuda, where her family had lived for centuries and her father was attorney-general, Douglas moved to New York and met Kirk while they were studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Kirk Douglas and his former wife, Diana Douglas, go over their lines for a scene in ‘The Indian Fighter’ Michael Douglas taking a turn as producer, poses with the cast of “The Best of Friends,” which included his mother, Diana Douglas, center. In May 1943 she appeared on the cover of Life magazine, modelling spring fashions. “Kirk Douglas, by then serving in the navy during World War II, saw her cover and told his shipmates he would marry her,” the obituary said.

Kirk and Diana Douglas pose with their second son, Joel, in 1947 Douglas remained on good terms with her first husband and starred alongside him in a number of films. She appeared with him in several movies, including her last film, in 2003, It Runs in the Family, which also starred Michael Douglas and one of her grandsons, Cameron.

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