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Diane McBain

Born May 18, 1941

Diane McBain is an American actress who, as a Warner Brothers contract player, reached a brief peak of popularity during the early 1960s. She is best known for playing an adventurous socialite in the 1960-62 TV series Surfside 6 and as one of Elvis Presley's leading ladies in 1966's Spinout.… Read More

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1941 Birth Born on May 18, 1941.


1955 14 Years Old Starting with the September 13, 1955 premiere of the hour-long, three-shows-in-one Warner Brothers Presents, the studio's TV arm, Warner Brothers Television, provided ABC with nearly twenty shows, including seven western and four detective series.
1959 18 Years Old At the age of seventeen, McBain was immediately put to work, making her TV acting debut in two episodes of Maverick, March 8 and November 22, 1959, as well as the October 16 episode of 77 Sunset Strip. … Read More
1960 19 Years Old Warners continued to keep McBain busy during 1960 with numerous appearances on their TV shows. … Read More


1961 20 Years Old …  While the majority of the episodes of Surfside 6 bookended Daphne's appearances, a number of them showcased her fairly prominently and a handful, such as October 9, 1961's "Daphne, Girl Detective", built the entire plotline around her. … Read More
1966 25 Years Old She toured Vietnam in 1966 as part of Bob Hope's USO shows. … Read More
1967 26 Years Old She is remembered for a lighter role in the Elvis vehicle Spinout (1966) and for playing opposite Annette Funicello in the 1967 stock car racing movie, Thunder Alley. … Read More
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