Diana Churchill (actress)

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Diana Churchill
Diana Churchill.jpg
Diana Churchill in 1938
Born 21 August 1913
Wembley, England
United Kingdom
Died October 8, 1994(1994-10-08) (aged 81)
Northwood, England
United Kingdom
Other names Diana Josephine Churchill
Occupation Actress
Years active 1932 - 1977 (film)

Diana Churchill (21 August 1913 – 8 October 1994) was an English actress. She was born Diana Josephine Churchill in Wembley, Middlesex on 21 August 1913. On leaving school she begged her father to let her train for the stage. She made her first professional appearance in 1931 and her film debut in 1933, but her big break came in 1935 with the comedy film Foreign Affaires.

She was a crisp, opulent blonde with blue eyes who appeared in several British films, including Scott of the Antarctic (1948) as Kathleen Scott.

She was married to the actors Barry K. Barnes (1938-1965) and Mervyn Johns (1976-1992).

She died from multiple sclerosis at age 81 in the United States on 8 October 1994.

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