Actress “Diana Douglas”, Mother of Michael Douglas, Dies at age of 92
Fabulous actress ‘Diana Douglas’, mother of actor Michael Douglas, has died here. She was 92.
Ms. Douglas, who appeared in dozens of movies & TV shows including Planes, Trains & Automobiles, ER & The West Wing, died of cancer in a retirement home on July 3.
Her husband of 13 years old, Donald Webster, confirmed the death of an actress.
She was the 1st wife of actor ‘Kirk Douglas’ & was married to legendary actor from 1943 until their divorce in 1951. She had 2 sons, Michael & Joel, with Kirk.
She appeared with her ex-husband & elder son in the 2003 movies It Runs in the Family. The movie marked her final big screen appearance.
Born Diana Love Dill in Bermuda, she studied at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, where she met Kirk.
She began her career with Warner Bros, and modelled on the cover of Life Magazine in 1943.
Ms Douglas was married to actor Bill Darrid from 1956 until his death in 1992. She later married Mr Webster in 2002.
The actress officially retired from showbiz in 2008 at the age of 85.