Quinn, Katherine DeMille

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Quinn was born Katherine Lester in 1911 in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was orphaned aged nine and adopted by the American film director, Cecil B. DeMille and his wife.

She became an actress herself, appearing (as Katherine DeMille) in 27 films from 1931 to 1956, including Man from Del Rio, Unconquered and Call of the Wild.

From 1936 to 1963 she was married to the actor Anthony Quinn.


"Katherine DeMille." Available at: http://italy.imdb.com/Bio?DeMille,+Katherine


20th Century
Theater, Broadcasting, Cinema
Formal, American/European-Type Adoption
School-age Years, Adolescence
Orphaned (Both Parents)
Wealthy, Famous, Noble or Divine Adoptive or Foster Families
Parent(s) Died, Disappeared or Became Incapacitated
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