Lynn, Diana

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Diana Lynn
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Name
Lynn, Diana Gender: F
Dolores Marie Loehr
born on 5 July 1926 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wilsons
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°22' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 29°29 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 16°39'



Biography

American actress, a very young gifted pianist in her first film, "They Shall Have Music," 1937. Signed by Paramount Pictures when she was 13, she reached stardom in many fields of entertainment by the time she was 27. Her movies include "The Major and the Minor," 1942 and "The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek," 1944. Her TV work includes "The U.S. Steel Hour," which was televised live.

Born Delores Loehr, she was the only child of an oil-supply executive father and a mother who was an accomplished pianist. Lynn studied the piano from early childhood, which led to her start in motion pictures. She did not attend high school but was educated by teachers on the Paramount lot. She had originally been taken to the movie studio to be an accompanist for another child, a violinist auditioning for a part in "There’s Magic in Music." She was signed as a pianist for the film.

Lynn made her concert debut in Los Angeles in 1943. In October 1946, Capitol records issued a three-disk album featuring her as piano soloist. During World War II, she played at numerous benefit concerts. She continued to make movies, including the "My Friend Irma" movies, based on a successful radio program. She also continued to record, appear on television shows, and do stage work. She appeared in "Bedtime for Bonzo" with Ronald Reagan in 1951.

Lynn was married on 12/18/1948 to architect John C. Lindsay. They separated on 1/05/1953 and she sued for divorce on 5/26/1953.

She died of a stroke from a brain hemorrhage 12/17/1971, 10:00 PM PST, Los Angeles, Calif.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1937 ("They Shall Have Music")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1942 ("The Major and the Minor")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1944 ("The Miracle of Morgan's Creek")
  • Relationship : Marriage 18 December 1948 (John Lindsay)
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  • Relationship : Divorce dates 25 May 1953 (John Lindsay)
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  • Relationship : End significant relationship 5 January 1963 (Separated from Lindsay)
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  • Death by Disease 17 December 1971 at 10:00 PM in Los Angeles, CA (Stroke, brain hemorrhage, age 45)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from the Wilsons

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke (Cerebral hemorrage)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Debut at 11)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women

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