Dana Wynter

Born Jun 8, 1931

Dana Wynter was a German-born English actress, who was brought up in England and Southern Africa. She appeared in film and television for over forty years beginning in the 1950s, her best known film being Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956).

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1931 Birth Born on June 8, 1931.


1951 20 Years Old Wynter began her cinema career at 21 in 1951, playing small roles, often uncredited, in British films. … Read More
1953 22 Years Old Wynter left for New York on 5 November 1953, Guy Fawkes Day (which commemorates a failed attempt in 1605 to blow up the Palace of Westminster). "There were all sorts of fireworks going off," she later told an interviewer, "and I couldn't help thinking it was a fitting send-off for my departure to the New World." … Read More
1955 24 Years Old She relocated to Hollywood where, in 1955, she was placed under contract by 20th Century Fox. … Read More
1956 25 Years Old In 1956, Wynter married celebrity attorney Greg Bautzer; they divorced in 1981. … Read More


1966 35 Years Old In 1966–67, she co-starred with Robert Lansing (who had been the original star of Twelve O'Clock High) on the television series The Man Who Never Was, but the series lasted only one season.
1969 38 Years Old She guest starred in 1969 on the second version of The Donald O'Connor Show. … Read More


1993 62 Years Old In 1993, she returned to television to play Raymond Burr's wife in The Return of Ironside.
1996 65 Years Old The painting, which hung in the family home in County Wicklow, was said to have been bought for her in 1996 by her son, Mark Bautzer, as a gift. … Read More
2011 80 Years Old Dana Wynter died on 5 May 2011 from congestive heart failure at the Ojai Valley Community Hospital's Continuing Care Center; she was 79 years old. … Read More
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