Diana Lynn

D.O.B: Oct 07, 1926 |  Los Angeles, California, USA

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She was a child prodigy and pianist at age 10, and her first movie role was as one of the children in They Shall Have Music (1939), in which you see her playing the piano. She made another movie using the name Dolly (a short version of her real name (Dolores) in Theres Magic in Music (1941).

Biography

She was a child prodigy and pianist at age 10, and her first movie role was as one of the children in They Shall Have Music (1939), in which you see her playing the piano. She made another movie using the name Dolly (a short version of her real name (Dolores) in Theres Magic in Music (1941). She signed a long-term contract with Paramount in 1942 and had her name changed to Diana Lynn. She had good roles in The Major and the Minor (1942) and The Miracle of Morgans Creek and Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (both 1944). She had fewer roles as she matured; she did do Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) but had a nice career on TV shows. She died of a stroke when she was making a comeback in film. Her first marriage was from 1948 to 1954 to architect John C. Lindsay (no children); then on December 6,1956, she married Mortimer C.Hall, president of L.A. radio station KLAC. His mother was Dorothy Schiff, then publisher of the New York Post.