Diana Lynn

Musician and Actor
Born Oct 7, 1926

Diana Lynn was an American actress. Born Dolores Marie Loehr in Los Angeles, California, Lynn was considered a child prodigy because of her exceptional abilities as a pianist at an early age, and by the age of 12 was playing with the Los Angeles Junior Symphony Orchestra.… Read More

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1926 Birth Born on July 5, 1926.


1944 18 Years Old Her comedic scenes with Ginger Rogers in The Major and the Minor were well received, and in 1944 she scored an outstanding success in Preston Sturges' The Miracle of Morgan's Creek. … Read More


1947 21 Years Old In 1947, a three-record album of Lynn's piano playing included Mozart's Rondo, Laura, and Body and Soul. … Read More
1948 22 Years Old Lynn married architect John C. Lindsay December 18, 1948; they divorced in June 1953.


1956 30 Years Old Lynn was then married in 1956 to Mortimer Hall, son of New York Post newspaper publisher Dorothy Schiff. … Read More
1964 38 Years Old In 1964, Lynn had a six-month stint on Broadway, replacing Barbara Bel Geddes in Mary, Mary. … Read More


1970 44 Years Old By 1970, she had virtually retired from acting and had relocated to New York City, where she was running a travel agency. … Read More
1971 45 Years Old Before filming started on Play It as It Lays, Lynn suffered a stroke and died December 18, 1971, at age 45, Lynn was cremated. … Read More
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