Hollywood Movie & Tv Star – Diane McBain

Hollywood Movie & Tv Star – Diane McBain

Johnny Sanchez and Elias Isreal welcome to Life & Laughs Podcast Hollywood Movie and Tv Star, Diane McBain! Diane is known for being one of the most beautiful glamour girls of the 1960’s. She is best known for her roles in television on Surfside 6, Maverick, Wild Wild West, Batman, Dallas as well as many appearances in movies such as Claudele Inglish, Parish, Spinout and many more. Diane has worked with such Hollywood legends as Bob Hope, Elvis Presley, Richard Burton, Troy Donahue, James Garner, Roger Moore, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Crawford, Carolyn Jones and many more. She also has tow books available at Amazon.com including her Memoir titled Famous Enough and her Novel entitled The Laughing Bear.
During the interview Diane discusses how she got her start in acting and being thrust into the Hollywood life with constant work right away with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. She tells of Hollywood Producer Aaron Spelling asking her Dad for her hand in Marriage and what happened next. Diane tells of her rocky relationship with Legend Joan Crawford and what despicable thing Joan did to her. Diane explains why being cast as a Femme Fatale and Bad Girl in the majority of her roles bothered her so much. We find out what it was like working with Elvis Presley and what he was like on set and off as well as whether or not they ever dated. Diane talks about the mystery behind her parents reporting her missing in 1965 and the events that led up to it. We hear about Diane playing Pinky Pinkston on the iconic tv show Batman and some of the struggles it encompassed. Diane talks about appearing on many hit shows such as Charlie’s Angels, Starsky and Hutch, Dallas, Grizzly Adams, Maverick, Sabrina The Teenage Witch and many more. She tells of the challenges of being on Soap Opera’s like Days of Our Lives and Young and The Restless. We hear about Diane’s meeting with the heiress of the Otis Elevator Company and how they would go grave-rubbing together. Diane describes her love of writing and talks about writing her screenplay as well as a novel called The Laughing Bear and her Memoir titled Famous Enough a Hollywood Memoir which are both available on Amazon. Finally Diane answers the questions if she could go back, would she do it all again and whether or not she would do anything differently and tells us what she would most like to be remembered for.
This was a delightful and entertaining interview with a true legendary Hollywood actress, writer, and all around very nice person. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe to the Life & Laughs Podcast YouTube Channel and click the bell to get reminders of new episodes. Thank you so much for joining us today and check out the links to the Audio Podcast, Facebook, YouTube, and theInstagram pages at LifeAndLaughs.Simplecast.com!

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