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Diana Dors est une Actrice Britannique née le 23 octobre 1931 à Swindon (Royaume-uni)

Diana Dors

Diana Dors
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Nom de naissance Diana Mary Fluck
Nationalité Royaume-uni
Naissance 23 octobre 1931 à Swindon (Royaume-uni)
Mort 4 mai 1984 (à 52 ans) à Windsor (Royaume-uni)

Diana Dors est une actrice anglaise, née à Swindon dans le Wiltshire le 23 octobre 1931 et morte à Windsor (Angleterre) dans le Berkshire le 4 mai 1984.


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 in London, Berkshire, and Hollywood
Richard Dawson (12 April 1959 – 1966, divorced): married in New York; two sons, Mark Dawson and Gary Dawson; lived in 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.
In 1949 while filming Diamond City, she had a relationship with businessman Michael Caborn-Waterfield, the son of the Count Del-Colnaghi, who later founded the Ann Summers chain, which he named after his cousin/secretary. During the short relationship, Dors became pregnant, but Caborn-Waterfield paid for a back-street abortion, which took place on a kitchen table in Battersea. The relationship continued for a time, before Dors met Dennis Hamilton Gittins on the set of Lady Godiva Rides Again, with whom she had a second abortion in 1951.

Dors became a close friend of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, after Ellis had a bitpart in Lady Godiva Rides Again, four years before she was executed by Albert Pierrepoint, having admitted to and been found guilty of shooting her lover. Through her husband Hamilton, Dors was also close friends with the notorious Kray twins and their mother Violet.

During her relationship with Hamilton and until a few months before her death, Dors regularly held adult parties at her home. There, a number of celebrities, amply supplied with alcohol and drugs, mixed with young starlets, against a background of both soft and hard core porn films. Dors gave all her guests full access to the entire house which her son Jason Lake later alleged in various media interviews and publications, she had had equipped with 8mm movie cameras. The young starlets were made aware of the arrangements and were allowed to attend for free in return for making sure that their celebrity partners performed in bed at the right camera angles. Dors would then enjoy watching the films the following morning, keeping an archive of the best performances.

Dors became an early subject of the "celebrity exposé" tabloids, appearing regularly in the News of the World. In large part, she brought this notoriety upon herself. In desperate need of cash after her separation from Hamilton in 1958, she gave an interview in which she described their lives and the adult group parties in full, frank detail. The interview was serialised in the tabloid for 12 weeks, followed by an extended 6-week series of sensational stories, creating negative publicity. Subsequently the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, denounced Dors as a "wayward hussy."

Television news and film companies with more general interests, partly because of her popularity and partly because of who was attending the parties, were unwilling to repeat the stories until well after Dors' death. Her former lover and party guest Bob Monkhouse later commented in an interview after Dors' death, "The awkward part about an orgy, is that afterwards you're not too sure who to thank."

Ses meilleurs films

Allez France ! (1964)

Le plus souvent avec

Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Diana Dors (70 films)

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Steaming (1985)
, 1h36
Réalisé par Joseph Losey
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie dramatique
Acteurs Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Diana Dors, Brenda Bruce, Felicity Dean
Rôle Violet
Note58% 2.9005052.9005052.9005052.9005052.900505
Les conversations intimes et les problèmes quotidiens d'un groupe de femmes fréquentant régulièrement un bain turc dans un quartier populaire de Londres.
Three for All, 1h30
Réalisé par Martin Campbell
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie, Musical
Acteurs Adrienne Posta, Jonathan Adams (acteur britannique), George Baker, Richard Beckinsale, Robert Lindsay, Diana Dors
Rôle Mrs Ball
Note44% 2.241472.241472.241472.241472.24147
A British music group and their girlfriends go to Spain to make a record.
Champagnegalopp, 1h13
Genres Comédie
Thèmes Sexualité, Erotique, Prostitution
Acteurs Sue Longhurst, Martin Vilhelm Ljung, Diana Dors, Per-Axel Arosenius, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Göthe Grefbo
Rôle Madame Helena
Note48% 2.427832.427832.427832.427832.42783
Set in Victorian London, a young aristocrat, Jack Armstrong, is desperate to win the love of his beloved, the greedy Lady Alice Faversham. Jack buys an insane asylum to turn into a "love nest", unaware that Jack the Ripper still lives there.
Invasion from Inner Earth, 1h34
Réalisé par Freddie Francis, Bill Rebane
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Horreur
Thèmes Le futur, Extra-terrestres, Extraterrestre, Invasion extraterrestre, Film catastrophe
Acteurs Diana Dors, Jack Palance, Hugh Griffith, Julie Ege, Edith Evans, Trevor Howard
Note27% 1.382851.382851.382851.382851.38285
A group of pilots in the Canadian wilderness begin to hear strange reports over their radios about planes crashing, cars stalling, and a deadly plague which has gripped the planet. As the plot continues, it's clear that Earth is in the midst of an invasion. The pilots barracade themselves in a cabin in the woods and wait for impending doom.
Frissons d'outre-tombe, 1h37
Réalisé par Kevin Connor
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Fantasy, Horreur
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, Film d'horreur avec des animaux
Acteurs Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Ian Bannen, Diana Dors, Angela Pleasence, David Warner
Rôle Mabel Lowe (Segment 2 : An Act of kindness)
Note66% 3.3001153.3001153.3001153.3001153.300115
Une série de sketchs d'après les histoires de R. Chetwynd-Hayes contée par un antiquaire et ayant comme thème la mort...
Steptoe and Son Ride Again, 1h39
Réalisé par Peter Sykes
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Diana Dors, Milo O'Shea, Neil McCarthy, Bill Maynard
Rôle Woman in Flat
Note65% 3.298293.298293.298293.298293.29829
The Steptoes have retired their horse - because the horse is lame, after having to pull the cart (and Harold) home from York, after the horse walked into the back of a removal van which then drove off - and plan to buy a new one with Albert's life savings of £80, putting £9 away for "emergencies". Harold sends Albert home and returns several hours later drunk and introduces Hercules the Second, a short sighted racing greyhound. Harold reveals to Albert that he purchased this from local gangster and loan shark Frankie Barrow for the £80 plus a further £200 owing on top. Furthermore, he plans to pay a small fortune to keep it fed on egg and steak.
Théatre de Sang, 1h44
Réalisé par Douglas Hickox
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie horrifique, Horreur
Thèmes Tueur en série, Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre, Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre de William Shakespeare, Comédie horrifique
Acteurs Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Harry Andrews, Rachael Stirling, Coral Browne
Rôle Maisie Psaltery
Note70% 3.5470053.5470053.5470053.5470053.547005
Lionheart, acteur et metteur en scène spécialisé dans la tragédie shakespearienne (Vincent Price), las d'être éreinté par la critique, se rend chez l'un de ses détracteurs qui habite un immeuble au bord de la Tamise. Après l'avoir menacé, ainsi que le groupe de critiques qui étaient justement réunis chez lui, il saute du balcon et se jette dans le fleuve.