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.



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.

Irma Peterson: [On phone] Oh Jane, darling. I called you because I wanted to tell you to be sure not to take a shower.
Jane Stacy: And why shouldn't I take a shower and be clean like all other normal people?
Irma Peterson: Well, you see, I painted the clothes closet, and I hung all the clothes in the shower.
Jane Stacy: Irma, when you come home tonight would you bring a piece of good, strong rope with you? Because there's something else I want to hang in the shower with the clothes.
Irma Peterson: Really, Jane? What?
Jane Stacy: You. Irma Peterson, how could you be so stupid?

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Diana Lynn Facts
Proved to be a highly-praised Broadway performer, and critical appreciation was strong. She followed Barbara BelGeddes in the title role in 'Mary Mary' to acclaim, and starred in both new plays and comedies as well as revivals.

Retired for the most part in 1970 to become the director of GO (Travel) Agency in Manhattan, but died a year later at age 45, just nine days after suffering a stroke.

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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