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:

Jane Stacy: Anything can happen when you live with my friend Irma!


Jane Stacy: [Hearing the telephone ringing after finding her ruined clothes] I'll answer it, Mrs. O'Reilly. My feet are wet and I want to be sure I'll be electrocuted.


Julie Barnes: You stood me up because you think i'm a tramp.
Al Colby: I don't think you're a tramp.
Julie Barnes: Yes you do... cuz I am. I'm a tramp and everybody knows it; Julie the tramp. What's a lady have to do to get a cigarette around here?


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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.

Starred with the late Gail Russell in the highly popular movie Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944), in which she played writer Emily Kimbrough and Russell played close friend and author Cornelia Otis Skinner. Ironically, both Kimbrough and Skinner would outlive their 20-odd-years younger screen portrayers.

Her accomplishments as a pianist were evident in her early Hollywood days when she made several important recordings, including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue!

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