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Diana Lynn Overview:

Actress, Diana Lynn, was born Dolores Loehr on Oct 7, 1926 in Los Angeles, CA. Lynn died at the age of 45 on Dec 18, 1971 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Manhattan, NY.

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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

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Wednesday's Child:

By Beth Daniels on Jun 25, 2014 From Mildred's Fatburgers

Dolores Marie Loehr, October 7, 1926 to December 18, 1971 No Biography, But Look: Apparently, she "loathed playing piano for people; always have," but was quite good at it and made several records. Piano Prodigy Played Sassy Sisters I had no idea played piano at al... Read full article


Who’s that girl?:

By Brandie on Sep 21, 2011 From True Classics

A fresh-faced young beauty sporting a killer sense of comedic timing from an early age, was a fixture in some of the funniest comedies of the 1940s and 50s. Lynn was born Dolores “Dolly” Loehr, but like so many of her contemporaries, the actress’ name was changed when sh... Read full article


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Diana Lynn Quotes:

Emmy: [on taking out $900 from the bank in the middle of the night] It might be wrong but it would be very handy.


Emmy: If you don't mind my mentioning it, Father, I think you have a mind like a swamp!


Susie: Sometimes you can ruin what you love.


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Diana Lynn Facts
Although she was semi-retired and living in New York in 1971, Paramount offered her the role of Anthony Perkins' wife in Play It As It Lays (1972). She returned to Los Angeles in preparation for her role, but suffered a fatal stroke before filming began.

Her second husband's mother was Dorothy Schiff, longtime owner and publisher of the New York Post.

Her father, Louis William Loehr, was a prosperous oil company exec and her mother, the former Eartha Thes, an accomplished pianist and teacher who guided Diana's early musical career. By age 12, the young prodigy was playing with the Los Angeles Junior Symphony Orchestra.

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