|Full Name Joan Smith|
Years active 1947–1987
|Name Sandra Dorne|
|Born 19 June 1924 (1924-06-19) Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England|
Died December 25, 1992, Westminster, United Kingdom
Spouse Patrick Holt (m. 1954–1992)
TV shows The Charlie Farnsbarns Show
Movies Devil Doll, The House in Marsh Road, The Gelignite Gang, The Playbirds, Alias John Preston
Similar People Patrick Holt, Lindsay Shonteff, Montgomery Tully, Wolf Rilla, Terence Fisher
Stills Session (1952)
Sandra Dorne (born Joan Smith, 19 June 1924 in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, died 25 December 1992 in Westminster, London) was a British actress.
Also known as Sandra Holt, she was often known in the 1950s as the B-film Diana Dors. As a platinum blonde, she was a regular female lead in B-films in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She trained at the Rank Organisation's "charm school".
Film roles dried up as she grew older, but she still found work and acted mainly in British television, appearing in such series as Z-Cars, The Avengers and The Third Man.
She was married to the actor Patrick Holt from 1954 until her death.