Diana Churchill (actress)

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Diana Churchill
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Diana Churchill in 1938
Born(1913-08-21)21 August 1913
Died8 October 1994(1994-10-08) (aged 81)
Years active1932–1977 (film)

Diana Josephine Churchill (21 August 1913 8 October 1994) was an English actress. On leaving school she begged her father to let her train for the stage. She made her first professional appearance in 1931 and her film debut in 1933, but her big break came in 1935 with the comedy film Foreign Affaires .


She was a crisp, classy blonde with blue eyes who appeared in several British films, including Scott of the Antarctic (1948). She was married to the actors Barry K. Barnes (1938–1965) and Mervyn Johns (1976–1992).

She has no relation to British prime minister Sir Winston Churchill or his daughter, also named Diana.


She died from multiple sclerosis at age 81 in Northwood, London on 8 October 1994.


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