Douglas, Diana 1923–

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Douglas, Diana 1923–

PERSONAL

Born January 22, 1923, in Bermuda; daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Melville Dill; married Kirk Douglas, 1943 (divorced, 1951); married Bill Darrid, 1956 (divorced, 1992); married Donald Albert Webster; children: (first marriage) Michael (an actor, director, and producer), Joel (an actor).

Career:

Actress.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Forward American girl, Keeper of the Flame, MGM, 1942.

Sarah, The Late George Apley, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947.

Terry, Let's Live Again, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948.

Catherine Woolton, The Sign of the Ram, Columbia, 1948.

Elaine Monetti, House of Strangers, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1949.

Ruth Adams, The Whistle at Eaton Falls (also known as Richer Than the Earth), Columbia, 1951.

Elaine March Simms, Storm Over Tibet (also known as Mask of the Himalayas and Sturm uber Tibet), Columbia, 1952.

Julia, Monsoon, United Artists, 1952.

Mrs. Shavelson, Loving, Columbian, 1970.

Mary's mother, Un autre homme, une autre chance (also known as Another Man, Another Chance and Another Man, Another Woman), 1977.

Evelyn Downs, Jaws of Satan (also known as King Cobra), MGM, 1981.

Adrian Caulfield, The Star Chamber, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

Peg, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Paramount, 1987.

Mother St. Agnes, Cold Heaven, Hemdale, 1991.

Evelyn Gromberg, It Runs in the Family (also known as Family Business), Buena Vista, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Photocrime, ABC, 1949.

Mary Claire "Pogo" Thurmond Morgan number two, Three Steps to Heaven, NBC, 1953.

Lily Chernak Donnelly, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, 1970-1973.

Mrs. Annie Anderson, The Cowboys, 1974.

Martha Evans, Days of Our Lives (also known as DOOL and Days), NBC, 1977-1979, 1982.

Mrs. Brady, Capitol, CBS, 1982.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Meg, Dead Man on the Run, 1975.

Sarah, Tail Gunner Joe, 1977.

Clara Duncan, Alexander: The Other Side of a Street Kid (also known as Ghetto Kid), 1977.

Jane Addams, Mary White, ABC, 1977.

Mrs. Thueson, Night Cries, ABC, 1978.

Mrs. Rearden, A Fire in the Sky, NBC, 1978.

The Day the Bubble Burst, NBC, 1982.

Rhoda, Sister, Sister, NBC, 1982.

Mrs. Fenn, A Town Torn Apart (also known as Doc: The Dennis Littky Story), NBC, 1992.

A FatherA SonOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood, HBO, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The Rivals," Masterpiece Playhouse, NBC, 1950.

"Key Witness," The Web, CBS, 1950.

"Mr. Bermiss Takes a Trip," Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC, 1952.

"Greed," Studio One (also known as Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre), CBS, 1953.

"The Decision at Arrowsmith," Medallion Theatre, CBS, 1953.

Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City, CBS, 1953.

"Element of Risk," Robert Montgomery Presents (also known as Lucky Strike Theater, Montgomery's Summer Stock and The Robert Montgomery Theater), NBC, 1953.

Nora, "The Seeds of Hate," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), CBS, 1955.

Edith Martin, "Reach of the Giant: Part 1 & 2," Medic, NBC, 1956.

Jane Brandon, "End of Tomorrow," Science Fiction Theatre, syndicated, 1956.

Elaine Conover, "Brain Unlimited," Science Fiction Theatre, syndicated, 1956.

"Officer's Wife," West Point (also known as The West Point Story), CBS, 1956.

"Goodbye, Grey Flannel," Robert Montgomery Presents (also known as Lucky Strike Theater, Montgomery's Summer Stock and The Robert Montgomery Theater), NBC, 1956.

Hilda, "Even Crows Sing Good," Naked City, ABC, 1959.

Meg, "The Scorpion Sting," Naked City, ABC, 1959.

Mrs. Granville, "The Second Time Around," Flipper, NBC, 1964.

Miss Brandon, "The Influence of Fear," For the People, CBS, 1965.

Martha English, "War of Nerves," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965.

Mrs. Whitaker, "The Boy Witness," N.Y.P.D., ABC, 1967.

Clara Guilfoyle, "Die Die, Darling," Hawkins, CBS, 1973.

Clara Guilfoyle, "A Life for a Life," Hawkins, CBS, 1973.

Sister Richardson, "The Tong," Kung Fu, ABC, 1973.

"Chapel of the Damned," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1974.

Mrs. Foxworth, "The Avenger," Cannon, CBS, 1974.

Alex Parks, "The Deadly Conspiracy," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

Alice Parks, "The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 2," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1975.

Norma Cardell, "Hoax," Lou Grant, CBS, 1977.

Vivian Dunlap, "W.E.B.: Parts 1 & 2," W.E.B., NBC, 1978.

Mrs. Denman, "The Journal," The Waltons, CBS, 1979.

Mrs. Denman, "The Violated," The Waltons, CBS, 1979.

Mrs. Denman, "The Waiting," The Waltons, CBS, 1979.

Dr. Kramer, "Remember the Good Times," Knots Landing, CBS, 1980.

"In the Best of Families," Nero Wolfe, NBC, 1981.

Vera Baricza, "The Hawk and the Hunter," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1981.

Mother Blaisdel, "The Verdict," Dynasty, ABC, 1981.

Carole Fuller, "Review," Lou Grant, CBS, 1982.

Mrs. Hanna Dillon, "Tempered Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1982.

Blanche, "The Gang's All Here," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1983.

Dr. Suzanne Lacey, "The Letter," Dallas, CBS, 1983.

Evelyn McGuire, "I Am Not Now, nor Have I Ever Been … a Spy," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1984.

Mother Blaisdel, "The Vigil," Dynasty, ABC, 1984.

Mother Blaisdel, "The Voice: Part 3," Dynasty, ABC, 1984.

Professor Tyler, a recurring role, The Paper Chase, Showtime, 1985-1986.

Margaret Chase, "Song of Orpheus," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1987.

Mrs. Collins, "Dinner With Nick, My," Dark Justice, CBS, 1993.

Betty, "Jake's Brother," Harts of the West, 1993.

Libby Lassiter, "The Stormy Present," The West Wing, 2004.

Mrs. Valentine, "Devil Music," Cold Case, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mrs. Andy Warner, Roots: The Next Generation, ABC, 1979.

Stage Appearances:

Mary Macready, The Highest Tree, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1959.

Mrs. Durant, Cactus Flower, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1965-1968; then Longacre Theatre, 1968.

Dame Laurentia Melachian, The Best of Friends, Westside Theatre, New York City, 1993.

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