Hyland, Diana (1936–1977)

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Hyland, Diana (1936–1977)

American actress. Name variations: Diane Gentner. Born Diana Gentner, Jan 25, 1936, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio; died Mar 27, 1977, in Los Angeles, CA; lived with John Travolta.

Appeared as Heavenly Finney in original production of Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway (1959); film credits include One Man's Way, The Chase and Smoky; on tv, had recurring roles on "Young Dr. Malone," "Peyton Place," and as Joan Bradford on "Eight is Enough." Won Emmy for performance in "Boy in the Plastic Bubble" (1976).

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