Katherine DeMille

Katherine DeMille

Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Death 27 Apr 1995 (aged 83)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Somewhere in California
Memorial ID 109145590 · View Source
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Actress and adopted daughter of Cecil B. DeMille.

Former childhood name was Katherine Lester.

Adopted to Cecil B. DeMille following the death of her father in World War One and her mother dying from tuberculosis.

From 1937 to 1965, she was married to Anthony Quinn. They had three sons together (one son Christopher drowned in W.C. Field's pool). In 1953 she accepted Anthony's Oscar win for "Best Supporting Actor".

Her children were Christopher (1939-1941), Christina (born December 1, 1941), Catalina (born November 21, 1942), Duncan (born August 4, 1945), and Valentina (born December 26, 1952).

Appeared in thirty-one films like The Crusades (1935), Romeo and Juliet (1936) as Rosaline, and Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937).

Katherine DeMille passed away in 1995.

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