Diana Miller

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Diana Miller
Born (1902-03-18)March 18, 1902
Seattle, Washington
Died December 18, 1927(1927-12-18) (aged 25)
Monrovia, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 1924-1926
Spouse(s) George Melford

Diana Miller (March 18, 1902 - December 18, 1927) was an American actress in silent motion pictures. She had red hair and excelled in playing roles which required delineation of character. She was briefly married director and producer George Melford.

Career[edit]

Born in Seattle, Washington, Miller entered movies with assistance from actor Wallace Reid. She worked for five years for Famous Players-Lasky before she lost her job and rebounded with the Fox Film Company. She was almost penniless and took work as an extra. By 1925 Miller had worked in nine Fox films.

Miller's first performance was in Honor Among Men (1924). She played the role of Celeste in She Wolves (1925) before making The Kiss Barrier (1925), which featured Edmund Lowe. Her final film roles came in the mid-1920s in The Fighting Heart (1925), When The Door Opened (1925), and The Cowboy and the Countess (1926).

Death[edit]

Miller died at the age of 25 in 1927 in Monrovia, California. The cause of death was a triple hemorrhage of her lungs.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1924 Honor Among Men Countess Zara De Winter
Flames of Desire Marion Vavasour
Curlytop Bessie
1925 The Hunted Woman Marie
She Wolves Céleste
The Rainbow Trail Anne
The Kiss Barrier Suzette
Every Man's Wife Emily
All Abroad Gaby Renee
The Fighting Heart Helen Van Allen Alternative title: Once to Every Man
When the Door Opened Siren
1926 The Cowboy and the Countess Nanette

References[edit]

  • Kingsport, Tennessee Times, News Notes From Movieland, April 6, 1925, Page 3.
  • Modesto, California Evening News, They May Marry, December 16, 1924, Page 2.
  • Syracuse Herald, Up and Down The Rialtos, December 21, 1927, Page 26.

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