Diana Lynn

About Diana Lynn

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: July 05, 1926
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Died On: December 18, 1971(1971-12-18) (aged 45)\nNew York City, U.S.
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Resting place: Church of Heavenly Rest, New York
Years active: 1939–1970
Spouse(s): John C. Lindsey (1948–1953) (divorced) Mortimer Hall (1956–1971; her death)
Children: 4, including Dolly Hall

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Diana Lynn was born on July 05, 1926 in  Los Angeles, California, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack. 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 "There's 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 Morgan's 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. She had four children with him between 1958 and 1964. They moved to New York City so he could assume a post on his mother's paper. She passed away on December 17, 1971, of a stroke/brain hemorrhage in Los Angeles.
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💰Diana Lynn Net worth: $10 Million

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In 1942, Parents magazine named Lynn "the most talented Juvenile Actress." She has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: for motion pictures, at 1625 Vine Street, and for television, at 6350 Hollywood Boulevard.


Her comedic scenes with Ginger Rogers in The Major and the Minor were well received, and in 1944 she scored an outstanding success in Preston Sturges' The Miracle of Morgan's Creek. She appeared in two Henry Aldrich films, and played Writer Emily Kimbrough in two films Our Hearts Were Young and Gay and Our Hearts Were Growing Up both co-starring Gail Russell.


In 1947, a three-record album of Lynn's piano playing included Mozart's Rondo, Laura, and Body and Soul.


Lynn married Architect John C. Lindsay December 18, 1948; they divorced in June 1953. Lynn was then married in 1956 to Mortimer Hall, son of New York Post newspaper publisher Dorothy Schiff.


During the 1950s, Lynn acted in a number of films, portraying Spencer Tracy's daughter in the crime drama The People Against O'Hara and the female lead in the much lampooned Bedtime for Bonzo opposite Ronald Reagan. She also had many TV leading roles during the 1950s, particularly in the middle years of the decade. As a solo Pianist, she released at least one single on Capitol Records with backing by the Paul Weston orchestra.


She acted frequently in television guest roles throughout the 1960s. By 1970, she had virtually retired from acting and had relocated to New York City, where she was running a travel agency. She appeared in Company of Killers, a film made for television. Paramount then offered her a part in a new film, Play It as It Lays, and after some consideration, Lynn accepted the offer and moved back to Los Angeles.


In 1964, Lynn had a six-month stint on Broadway, replacing Barbara Bel Geddes in Mary, Mary. In the early 1950s, she starred with Maurice Evans in The Wild Duck on Broadway.


Before filming started on Play It as It Lays, Lynn suffered a stroke and died on December 18, 1971, at the age of 45. Lynn was cremated. A funeral Service was held at Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City, and a memorial Service was held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills, California.


Another daughter, Susan, a.k.a. Daisy Hall, is an alumna of the Emma Willard School for Girls in Troy, New York, and as an Actress herself, has starred in numerous French- and lesser-known American-produced films, during the 1980s, '90s and 2000s.