Katherine DeMille

Actor, Film actor

1911 – 1995

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Who was Katherine DeMille?

Katherine DeMille was a Canadian-born American film actress.

She was born Katherine Paula Lester in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was orphaned as a child by the death of her father, an officer in the Canadian Army who died in World War I combat and the loss of her mother to tuberculosis in 1920. When she was nine years old, she was found in an orphanage and legally adopted by film director Cecil B. DeMille and his wife Constance. She first appeared as an uncredited "Zeppelin Reveler" in Madame Satan, and made thirty film appearances until retiring in 1956.

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Born
Jun 29, 1911
Vancouver
Also known as
  • Katherine Lester
  • Katherine Paula Lester
  • Katherine de Mille
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  • Canada
  • United States of America
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Died
Apr 27, 1995
Tucson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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