Diana Dors

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Diana Dors

Dors in I Married a Woman (1958)
Born Diana Mary Fluck
23 October 1931
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Died 4 May 1984(1984-05-04) (aged 52)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Resting place Sunningdale Catholic Cemetery
Residence Orchard Manor, Sunningdale, Berkshire
Nationality British
Other names Diana d'Ors
Education Colville House, Swindon
Alma mater London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Occupation Actress
Years active 1947–1984
Influenced by Veronica Lake, Lana Turner, Jean Harlow[1]
Spouse
Children

Diana Dors (born Diana Mary Fluck, 23 October 1931–4 May 1984) was a British actress. She was born in Swindon, Wiltshire.[3]

Dors died of ovarian cancer[3] in Windsor, Berkshire.

Personal life[change | edit source]

Dors was married three times:

  • Dennis Hamilton Gittins (3 July 1951–3 January 1959, his death): married five weeks after meeting, at Caxton Hall; no children; lived London, Berkshire and Hollywood
  • Richard Dawson (12 April 1959–1966, divorced): married in New York; two sons Mark Dawson and Gary Dawson; lived London, New York and Hollywood
  • Alan Lake (23 November 1968–her death): married at Caxton Hall; one son Jason Lake; lived at Orchard Manor, Sunningdale, Berkshire

References[change | edit source]

  1. David Bret (October, 2010). Diana Dors: Hurricane In Mink. JR Books, London. ISBN 1-907532-10-2.
  2. Gary Dawson biography at Angelfire
  3. 3.0 3.1 Britmovie.co.uk

Other websites[change | edit source]

Media related to Diana Dors at Wikimedia Commons