Diana Lewis
Date of Birth
Sep 18, 1915
Birth Place:
Asbury Park, NJ


The daughter of vaudevillians, Diana Lewis made her screen debut as bird-brained preteen Miss Dunk in W.C. Fields' It's a Gift (1934), disrupting Fields' early-morning slumber with her inane, top-at-the-lung questions. She then quit acting to attend high school, but by 1939 was back before the cameras, this time as an MGM contractee. Her best-known role at Metro was as the antiseptic heroine in...