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Sandra Dorne

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Full Name  Joan Smith
Years active  1947–1987

Name  Sandra Dorne
Role  Actress

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

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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.


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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.

Personal life

She was married to the actor Patrick Holt from 1954 until her death.


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