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Diana Churchill

Diana Churchill (21 August 1913 – 8 October 1994) was an English actress. She was born Diana Josephine Churchill in Wembley, Middlesex on 21 August 1913. On leaving school she begged her father to let her train for the stage. She made her first professional appearance in 1931 and her film debut in 1933, but her big break came in 1935 with the comedy film Foreign Affaires. She was a crisp, opulent blonde with blue eyes who appeared in several British films, including Scott of the Antarctic (1948) as Kathleen Scott. She was married to the actors Barry K. Barnes (1938-1965) and Mervyn Johns (1976-1992). She died from multiple sclerosis at age 81 in Northwood on 8 October 1994.

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Aug 21, 1913 In Wembley, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Service for Ladies 1932-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie The History of Mr. Polly 1949-02-08
Known For
Poster of The History of Mr. Polly
Poster of Law and Disorder
Poster of Sensation
Poster of Pot Luck
Movie The History of Mr. Polly Annie Larkins 1949-02-08
Movie Scott of the Antarctic Kathleen Scott 1948-11-29
Movie Law and Disorder Janet Preston 1940-07-06
Movie Castle of Crimes Betty Harlowe 1940-10-26
Movie Housemaster Rosemary Faringdon 1938-01-31
Movie Yes, Madam? Sally Gault 1938-11-01
Movie The Dominant Sex Angela Shale 1937-01-26
Movie School for Husbands Marion Carter 1937-08-11
Movie Sensation Maisie Turnpit 1936-12-16
Movie Pot Luck Unknown 1936-04-01
Movie Dishonour Bright Ivy Lamb Champion 1936-09-21
Movie Foreign Affaires Sophie 1935-11-21
Movie Service for Ladies Minor Role 1932-06-20
Movie Sally Bishop Typist 1932-10-17