Diane Cilento
Australian actress
Diane Cilento
Diane Cilento was an Australian theatre and film actress and author.
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Oscar nominee Diane Cilento dies: report
Yahoo News - over 5 years
LONDON (Reuters) - Australian actress <a class="fplink fp-64914" href="/diane+cilento">Diane Cilento</a>, nominated for an Oscar in the 1960s for her role in "Tom Jones" and ex-wife of James Bond star Sean Connery, has died after a long illness, local media reported on Friday. She was 78.
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Celebrará Sean Connery su cumpleaños 81 alejado de la actuación - SDP Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
En 1962, contrae su primer matrimonio con la actriz australiana Diane Cilento, viéndola en filmes como &quot;Tom Jones&quot; o &quot;El tormento y el éxtasis&quot;. El divorcio de la pareja sería en 1974 teniendo un hijo en común de nombre Jason, quién tiempo después
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Sexiest Actor Alive: Johnny Depp, Sean Connery, Brad Pitt, George Clooney ... - Inrumor
Google News - over 5 years
The former James Bond was married to actress Diane Cilento from 1962 to 1973, with whom he has a son, actor Jason Connery. Connery has been married to Moroccan-French painter Micheline Roquebrune since 1975. When he was 27, Brad had a relationship with
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Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Tom Jones boasts a fast-paced screenplay by John Osborne, fueled by a zippy harpsichord score, and game performances from Griffith, Joan Greenwood, Diane Cilento, Edith Evans, and a young David Warner. York (who sadly passed away earlier this year) is
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New This Week - Baltimore City Paper
Google News - almost 6 years
With Diane Cilento as a local teacher, Ingrid Pitt as the librarian, and Britt Ekland undulating to “Willow&#39;s Song,” some things in their natural state have the most vivid colors indeed. At the Enoch Pratt Free Library&#39;s Wheeler Auditorium May 14 at 2
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La revedere, Sean Connery! - CinemaRx
Google News - almost 6 years
În plus, mai este un Connery care apare pe marile ecrane, fiul său Jason Connery, din prima căsătorie cu actrița Diane Cilento. Animaţia de comedie “Sir Billi”, realizată în 2010, pentru care Sean Connery a rostit replicile personajului principal este
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DVDS; Nefarious Doings In a World Of Sunlit Decay
NYTimes - almost 7 years
THE ICONS OF SUSPENSE COLLECTION: HAMMER FILMS Best known for horror films like ''The Curse of Frankenstein'' and ''The Brides of Dracula,'' Britain's Hammer Films also produced a wide range of titles in other popular genres, from lowbrow sex comedies to swashbuckling adventures. This attractively priced (if modestly packaged) three-disc collection
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Anthony Shaffer, 75, Author Of Long-Running 'Sleuth,' Dies
NYTimes - over 15 years
Anthony Shaffer, the British playwright whose jokey but chilling thriller ''Sleuth'' ran for more than 2,300 performances in London's West End and more than 2,000 on Broadway, died in London on Tuesday. He was 75. A deadly tale of bluff and double bluff between an aging, vain detective writer and his absent wife's young hairdresser lover,
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MOVIES: CRITICS' CHOICE
NYTimes - about 17 years
WHAT better way to start a season of good will than with Bruce Beresford's DRIVING MISS DAISY (1989), adapted by Alfred Uhry from his Pulitzer Prize-winning Off Broadway play? The warm, touching cinematic retracing of the quarter-century path to friendship between Miss Daisy, a wealthy Jewish Atlanta widow, and Hoke Colburn, the black chauffeur
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 19 years
VARIETY spices the movie menu on television this week: a bleak melodrama reflecting the spirit of the American Depression; a western with no holds barred; a frightening classic of black comedy, and a transposition from the Broadway stage. Fritz Lang's brilliantly atmospheric YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE (1937) depicts the plight of an ex-convict (Henry
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Female Cop Has Attitude, Will Go Far
NYTimes - about 20 years
Apparently because she clanged once too often on the male egos of the top brass in London, Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison has been ''exiled'' to Manchester. Not to worry. Our Jane will continue to shake up the blindered powers that be. Helen Mirren (''Some Mother's Son'') is back as Tennison, and ''Prime Suspect 5'' adds yet another
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FILM VIEW; An Angry Man Found Himself In 'Tom Jones'
NYTimes - over 22 years
In Tony Richardson's engagingly chatty memoir, "The Long-Distance Runner," the English film director who died three years ago expresses surprisingly negative feelings about "Tom Jones," the movie that many consider his masterpiece. While allowing that its success was "a very agreeable thing to have to deal with," Richardson adds: "I felt the movie
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SUNDAY VIEW; Melancholy Baby: The Failed 'Red Shoes'
NYTimes - about 23 years
No one was much surprised by the fast fade of "The Red Shoes," Jule Styne's big, beautiful, aimless musical adaptation of the 1948 English film that is considered a classic by some. Weeks before the Broadway show's delayed opening, the distress signals had gone up. The original director was replaced, then the leading man. An additional lyricist
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - about 25 years
Could it be that the son of James Bond is a coward? Certainly not, a jury in London ruled on Monday, awarding JASON CONNERY, son of SEAN CONNERY and the actress DIANE CILENTO, $:35,000 (about $63,000) in a libel suit he had brought against The Sun, a London tabloid, for branding him a coward. An article in the newspaper that was published on the
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: The Wicker Man Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt. Directed by Robin Hardy. 1974. Magnum Entertainment. 102 minutes. $59.98. Rated R. The Wicker Man Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt. Directed by Robin Hardy. 1974. Magnum Entertainment. 102
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photo of Jason Connery and Judi Trott; 'ROBIN HOOD' SERIES, ON SHOWTIME
NYTimes - about 31 years
WHAT happens when a lucrative television formula is faced with a crucial casting change? American producers have discovered that their audiences will accept just about anything. One prime example invalved the matriarchal role of Miss Ellie on ''Dallas.'' When Barbara Bel Geddes became ill, Donna Reed was brought in as a replacement for a full
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Gloria Safier, Agent For Writers and Actors
NYTimes - over 31 years
Gloria Safier, a longtime theatrical and literary agent, died yesterday at her apartment in Manhattan. She was 63 years old. Born in Cleveland, Miss Safier grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in 1939. The daughter of a movie distributor, she had show business in her blood at an early age. ''I was raised on Variety
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Diane Cilento
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 77
    Diane Cilento died of cancer at Cairns Base Hospital on 6 October 2011, the day after her 78th birthday.
    More Details Hide Details She is survived by both her children. A collection of items from her estate was donated to the Queensland University of Technology and is housed in the library.
  • 2006
    Age 72
    In her 2006 autobiography My Nine Lives and elsewhere, Cilento said that Sean Connery physically abused her.
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  • 2001
    Age 67
    In 2001 she was awarded the Centenary Medal for "distinguished service to the arts, especially theatre".
    More Details Hide Details Parents Siblings Diane Cilento was the fifth of six children, four of whom became medical practitioners; the other, Margaret, was an artist. Husbands and children
  • FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 51
    In 1985 Cilento married Anthony Shaffer, a playwright, who wrote the script of The Wicker Man; she met him when she appeared in the film in 1973 and he joined her when she returned to Queensland in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details Cilento continued working as an actress, in films and television; in the 1980s she settled in Mossman, north of Cairns, where she built her own outdoor theatre, named "Karnak", in the tropical rainforest. The venture allowed her to participate in experimental drama. In 2006 Cilento released her autobiography, My Nine Lives.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1965
    Age 31
    She starred with Charlton Heston in the 1965 film The Agony and the Ecstasy, and with Paul Newman in the 1967 western film Hombre.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1963
    Age 29
    She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones in 1963 and appeared in The Third Secret the following year; however she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom she was married from 1962 to 1973.
    More Details Hide Details They had one son, the actor Jason Connery. She also had a daughter, Giovanna, with her first husband. Cilento stated that she was beaten unconscious by Connery in their hotel room during the filming of The Hill. In Connery's James Bond film You Only Live Twice, she doubled for her husband's co-star Mie Hama in a diving scene because Hama was indisposed.
  • 1956
    Age 22
    She soon secured roles in British films and worked steadily until the end of the decade. In 1956 she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for Helen of Troy in Jean Giraudoux's Tiger at the Gates.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
    Born
    Born on October 5, 1933.
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