Diana Hyland

Born Jan 25, 1936

Diana Hyland was an American actress best known for her television appearances and occasional films.

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1936 Birth Born on January 25, 1936.


1959 23 Years Old In 1959, she originated the role of Heavenly Finley in Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway with Geraldine Page and Paul Newman.


1966 30 Years Old In 1966, she costarred in the movie Smoky where she played Julie Richards the owner of the Rockin' R Ranch who falls in love with actor Fess Parker who finds a black stallion named Smoky, a wild stallion who eventually becomes a wonderful cutting horse and the best friend an old cowboy could ever want. … Read More
1968 32 Years Old She played a continuing role in the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place from 1968 to 1969.


1976 40 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in the 1976 television movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, for which she won a posthumous Emmy Award. The following year, she signed on to play the wife of Dick Van Patten's character in the series Eight Is Enough. She appeared in only the first four episodes prior to her death. Hyland dated actor Joe Goodson briefly before they were married on April 24, 1969. Their son Zachary Goodson was born in 1973. They divorced in 1975.
1977 41 Years Old Hyland and Travolta remained together until her death on March 27, 1977, in Los Angeles; she died in Travolta's arms. … Read More
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