If you have watched The Last Hurrah, you must be familiar with the lead actress Dianne Foster who made her even more accessible to the audience. Dianne is of Ukrainian descent, born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

The 91-year-old, Dianne, is also a talented painter and pianist. She made a prominent presence in the film industry from 1951 to 1966 and has won many hearts with her provocative act. Well, actresses of the 1990s are also equally remembered, such as Tiani Warden and Valerie C. Robinson.

Dianne Foster’s First Marriage With Andrew Allan

Dianne dated a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s drama supervisor Andrew Allan, and the couple was united as life partners in 1951. Their wedding took place in London, where the family and a few guests attended.

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Image: Dianne Foster, a popular actress of the 1950s and early 1960s.
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Dianne and Andrew grew wary of each other and decided to live apart. Later, their divorce case was settled in 1953, and they were officially no more together. The couple didn’t have any children.

Short-lived Marriage With Her Second Husband

Three years after Dianne’s first failed marriage, she began seeing a Hollywood radio-television scriptwriter Joel A. Murcott. After dating for a short time, they married on October 15, 1954. Their marriage ceremony was held in Owensboro, Kentucky.

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Image: Dianne Foster with The Last Hurrah’s cast.
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Dianne and Joel welcomed their twin kids, Jason and daughter, Jodi, on February 14, 1956. But problems began to arise, and Foster filed for divorce in 1956. She demanded the children’s custody but later reconciled with Joel. Also Read: Victoria Jordan

However, their union was temporary, and they separated for the second time. The duo’s divorce was finalized on August 10, 1959, which ended their five long years of marriage life.

33 Years Of Married Life With Late Husband, Dr. Harold

Twice, divorcee actress Dianne led a single life until she met a Van Nuys dentist- Dr. Harold Rowe. The two decided to engage and later exchanged wedding vows in 1961. Dianne and Harold were blessed with a son, Dustin Louis Rowe, on November 14, 1963, in Los Angeles.

Actress Diane Foster in The Last Hurrah
Image: Actress Diane Foster in The Last Hurrah.
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Mother of three, Dianne, lived her blissful married life with Harold until his tragic death on August 3, 1994. She had spent 33 years of married life with her beloved husband, Harold. Currently, she is living her quiet life far from the public view and is probably single.

Net Worth Of Dianne Foster

As a famed actress in the ’50s, Dianna’s net worth can be estimated to be $800,000.

Her earnings came from acting as well as painting. Dianne started her acting career at the tender age of 13. Subsequently, she worked on the radio and turned herself into a radio star in Canada. She was also a drama supervisor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Curvey Dianne kept on escalating her career after she played the role of Maeve Sugrue Caulfield in the movie- The Hurrah which was released in 1958 and won the BAFTA award. Besides the film, Dianne has also appeared in several TV shows like Bonanza and Wagon Train.

Movies Of Dianne Foster

Dianne made her last film appearance in the 1963 movie, Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed? A few of Dianne’s movies collected a decent amount back then. Here, take a look:

YearMovieBudgetBox-office CollectionIMDb rating
1955Violent Men$1,950,0007.4
1958The Hurrah$2.3 million$1.1 million7.0

Apart from movies, Foster continued to work on television programs. She made four guest appearances on Perry Mason and appeared in The Big Valley in 1996.

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Dr. Harold Rowe DDS Ex-Husband
Joel Murcott Ex-Husband
Andrew Allan Ex-Husband
Jodi Murcott Daughter
Jason Murcott Son
Dustin Louis Rowe Son