Katherine DeMille
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Katherine DeMille

Actress
Female
Born Jun 29, 1911
Hometown City of Vancouver
Died Apr 27, 1995
Death Place Tucson, Arizona, ...
Height 5' 3¾" (16...
Nationality Canadian
Other Names Lester, Katherine...

Katherine DeMille was a Canadian-born American film actress. She was born Katherine Paula Lester in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was orphaned as a child by the death of her father, an officer in the Canadian Army who died in World War I combat and loss of her mother to tuberculosis in 1920. When she was nine years old, she was found in an orphanage and legally adopted by film director Cecil B. DeMille and his wife Constance.… Read More

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  • Anthony Quinn Dies At 86; Played Earthy Tough Guys
    NYTimes - Jun 04, 2001
  • Spotlight; Keeping The Faith
    NYTimes - Jul 26, 1998
  • At Home With; Anthony Quinn The Number It Takes To Tango
    NYTimes - Jul 06, 1995
  • Katherine De Mille Quinn, Actress, 83
    NYTimes - May 06, 1995

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CHILDHOOD

1911 Birth Born on June 29, 1911.

TWENTIES

1937 26 Years Old DeMille married actor Anthony Quinn on October 3, 1937. they had five children: Christopher (born 1939), Christina (born December 1, 1941), Catalina (born November 21, 1942), Duncan (born August 4, 1945), and Valentina (born December 26, 1952). … Read More

FORTIES

1953 42 Years Old DeMille accepted the 1953 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor on behalf of her husband, who was not present at the ceremony. They divorced in 1965, following his affair with costume designer Jolanda Addolori.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 84 Years Old Katherine DeMille died from Alzheimer's disease in Tucson, Arizona in 1995, aged 83.
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