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.


1955 19 Years Old Hyland was born Diana Gentner in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. (Some sources indicate Diane Gentner). She made her acting debut in 1955, aged 19, in an episode of Robert Montgomery Presents. … Read More


1958 22 Years Old From 1958-63, Hyland was a regular on the NBC soap opera, Young Doctor Malone, where she played the role of Gig Houseman, wife of the younger Dr. Malone.


1968 32 Years Old She played a continuing role in the primetime soap opera Peyton Place from 1968-69. … Read More
1969 33 Years Old She dated actor Joe Goodson briefly before the two were married on April 24, 1969. The union bore one child in 1973, a son, Zachary Goodson, before their divorce in 1975.


1976 40 Years Old In 1976, she began a romantic relationship with the actor John Travolta after meeting him on the set of the television movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.
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In 1977, Hyland was diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent a mastectomy. … Read More
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