Famous US actress and model, mother of another Hollywood celebrity Michael Douglas, Diana Douglas has passed away at the age of 92 in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Famous US actress and model, mother of another Hollywood celebrity, Michael Douglas, Diana Douglas has passed away at the age of 92 in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Her last days she spent at a retirement home in Woodland, LA.
Donald Webster, with whom Mrs Douglas was married for 15 years, said about her in a statement:
She was a truly lovely person and a really great lady
As an actress Diana Douglas starred in 22 films and different famous TV series, including Dallas and ER as well as Planes, Trains and Automobiles or The West Wind.
Besides, she was also a successful model. Actually she became the first wife of Kirk Douglas thank to her modeling career. Kirk, than only an acquaintance from acting school, saw Diana on the cover of Life magazine in May 1943 and decided that this woman would end up with being his wife.
They got married just the following year and had two kids together before their divorce in 1951. The two sons were Michael and Joel Douglas.
Diana remained friends with her ex-husband Kirk and they even appeared in several movies together. Actually the last Diana’s movie was with Kirk in 2003, entitled It Runs In The Family. In that film were also starring Michael Douglas and Diana’s grandson Cameron Douglas.