Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Diane Cilento Biography (1933-)
Born October 5, 1933, in Brisbane, Australia; daughter of Sir Raphael West (asurgeon) and Phyllis (McGlew) Cilento; married Andrea Volpe, 1955 (divorced,1962); married Sean Connery (an actor), 1962 (divorced, 1973); children: (first marriage) one daughter; (second marriage) Jason. Addresses: AGENT--Crouch Associates, 59 Frith Street, London W1, England.
- Birth Details
- October 5, 1933
- Brisbane, Australia
- LONDON DEBUT--Louka, Arms and the Man, Arts Theatre, 1953.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Library Theatre, Manchester, U.K., 1953.
- Gina Hayworth, One Fair Daughter, Q Theatre, London, 1953.
- Diaphanta, The Changeling, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1954.
- Dixie Evans, The Big Knife, Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1954.
- Helen, Tiger at the Gates, Apollo Theatre, London, then Plymouth Theatre,New York City, both 1955.
- title role, Zuleika, Manchester Opera House, Manchester, U.K., 1957.
- Mia, Less Than Kind, Arts Theatre, London, 1957.
- Carol Cutrere, Orpheus Descending, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1959.
- Ellie Dunn, Heartbreak House, Billy Rose Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Marie-Paule, The Good Soup, Plymouth Theatre, 1960.
- Ersilia Drei, Naked, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, U.K., 1960.
- title role, Miss Julie, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, 1960.
- Dona Inez de Castro, Queen After Death, Oxford Playhouse, 1961.
- Leni, Altona, Royal Court Theatre, then Saville Theatre, both London, 1961.
- Anne Fox, My Place, Comedy Theatre, London, 1962.
- Eleonore, Castle in Sweden, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1962.
- Ersilia Drei, Naked, Royal Court Theatre, 1963.
- Beatrice, The Four Seasons, Saville Theatre, 1965.
- Ludmila, Marya, Royal Court Theatre, 1967.
- Sarah, I've Seen You Cut Lemons, Fortune Theatre, London, 1969.
- Nastasya, The Idiot, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1970.
- Katherine Winter, Collaborators, Duchess Theatre, London, 1973.
- Rosaria, The Artful Widow, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1976.
- Laura, The Father, Open Space Theatre, London, 1979.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director, Theatre Upstairs, tuff, London, 1977.
- director, The Streets of London, Stratford Theatre, London, 1980.
- FILM DEBUT--The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- The Admirable Crichton (also known as Paradise Lagoon), Columbia, 1957.
- The Truth about Women, Continental, 1958.
- Stop Me Before I Kill!, Columbia, 1961.
- I Thank a Fool, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962.
- The Naked Edge, United Artists, 1962.
- Tom Jones, Lopert, 1963.
- Rattle of a Simple Man, Continental, 1964.
- The Agony and the Ecstasy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965.
- Hombre, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967.
- Negatives, Continental, 1968.
- Also appeared in The Breaking Point, 1964; The Boy Who Had Everything, 1984; For the Term of His Natural Life, 1985. and in Passing Strangers; PassageHome; Woman for Joe; Jet Storm; The Full Treatment; Partners; Turning.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Sadie Thompson, Rain, ABC (Britain), 1960.
- Lina, "Festival of Pawns," Espionage, NBC, 1964.
- "Cut Yourself a Slice of Throat," Blackmail, ITV, 1965.
- Prince Boriarsi, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1967.
- The Kiss of Blood, BBC-2, 1968.
- La Bell France.
- The Small Servant, NBC, 1955.
- Bianca, "Taming of the Shrew," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1956.
- Geraldine, "Once Upon a Tractor," UN Drama, ABC, 1965.
- Also appeared in Lysistrata; Court Martial; Rogues Gallery; DialM for Murder.
- The Manipulator, 1967.
- Hybrid, 1971.
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