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DANA WYNTER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Dana Wynter was born on June 8th, 1931 in Berlin, Germany with the birth name Dagmar Winter.  She was the daughter of a surgeon and was raised in England.  When her father went to visit some friends in Southern Rhodesia and decided to stay there so he brought out Wynter and her step mom to live with him there.  
 
When she was old enough to be on her own, Wynter relocated to Rhode Island and enrolled in pre-med at Rhodes University in a class of 150 make students, her being the only female.  While in school, she also became involved in theater and participated in the school production, "Through a Glass Darkly".  After only completing one year of schooling, she decided to move back to England and change her career goals.  She wanted to see if she could pursue a career as an actress. 
 
Dana found work in a play in Hammersmith and then was approached by an American agent who asked if he could represent her.  So in 1953, she picked up and relocated to New York City.  She found television work in such shows as, "Robert Montogmery Presents" (1950), "Suspense" (1949) and "Studio One in Hollywood" (1948).  She soon decided if she was going to remain working as an actress she needed to be where all the action was at and so chose to relocate to Hollywood.  

She began with small roles on a number of British films such as, "Lady Godiva Rides Again" (1951).    In 1955 she signed a seven year contract with 20th Century Fox.  She won a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer and she found film work as well as more television roles in series such as, "The Man Who Never Was" (1966) and the film, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956).    

Some of her other film work included roles in, "Sink the Bismarck!" (1960), "On the Double" (1961) and "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963).  The latter part of her career involved a number of television appearances such as, "Airport" (1970), "Twelve O'clock High" (1964-1966) and on the series, "The Man Who Never Was" (1966-1967).     
 
She also enjoyed writing and in 1980 she took up journalism and wrote for an English newspaper.   

Dana married only once to a Hollywood divorce attorney, Gregson Edward Bautzer on June 10th, 1956 and remained with her husband until January 28th, 1981 after having one child.  

On May 5th, 2011, Dana Wynters passed away in Ojai, California from congestive heart failure.   

 
Filmography

1993 The Return of Ironside 
1982 Magnum, P.I.
1982 The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana
1978-1982 Bracken
1981 Aloha Paradise
1979-1981 The Love Boat
1981 Hart to Hart 
1980 M Station: Hawaii 
1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
1979 The Rockford Files
1979 Fantasy Island
1979 Backstairs at the White House
1978 W.E.B.
1976 City of Angels
1976 Ellery Queen 
1975 Le sauvage 
1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan 
1970-1975 Medical Center
1973-1975 Cannon
1974 Great Mysteries
1971-1974 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
1974 The Questor Tapes 
1974 McMillan & Wife
1973 Santee 
1969-1973 Ironside
1973 The Connection
1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury
1972 Hawaii Five-O
1966-1971 The F.B.I.
1971 Marcus Welby, M.D.
1970 To Rome with Love
1970 Airport 
1970 Triangle 
1969 Love, American Style
1969 Get Smart
1969 Any Second Now
1969 It Takes a Thief
1968 Companions in Nightmare 
1968 The Name of the Game
1968 If He Hollers, Let Him Go!
1967 Dundee and the Culhane
1967 The Invaders
1967 Gunsmoke 
1966-1967 The Man Who Never Was
1966 The Wild Wild West
1966 Ben Casey
1966 My Three Sons
1965 Run for Your Life
1965 Convoy
1963-1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
1964-1965 12 O'Clock High
1965 The Rogues
1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre
1961-1964 Wagon Train
1963 Burke's Law
1963 The List of Adrian Messenger
1963 The Virginian 
1962 The Dick Powell Theatre
1961 On the Double
1960 Sink the Bismarck
1959 Shake Hands with the Devil 
1957-1959 Playhouse 90
1958 In Love and War
1958 Fräulein 
1957 Something of Value 
1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard
1956 D-Day the Sixth of June 
1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 
1955 The View from Pompey's Head
1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour
1955 Studio One in Hollywood
1954 The United States Steel Hour 
1954 Suspense
1953 Knights of the Round Table 
1953 Robert Montgomery Presents
1952 It Started in Paradise 
1952 The Crimson Pirate
1952 The Woman's Angle
1951 Bikini Baby
1951 White Corridors 
1951 Night Without Stars     





Matinee Classics - Sink the Bismarck starring Kenneth More, Carl Mohner, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith, Karel Stepanek, Maurice Denham, Mark Dignam, Michael Goodliffe, Jack Gwillim, Esmond Knight, Edward R. Murrow, Michael Hordern, Geoffrey Keen, Jack Watling, Ernest Clark, John Horsley, Peter Burton, Sydney Tafler, John Stuart and Walter Hudd
Matinee Classics - Sink the Bismarck starring Kenneth More, Carl Mohner, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith, Karel Stepanek, Maurice Denham, Mark Dignam, Michael Goodliffe, Jack Gwillim, Esmond Knight, Edward R. Murrow, Michael Hordern, Geoffrey Keen, Jack Watling, Ernest Clark, John Horsley, Peter Burton, Sydney Tafler, John Stuart and Walter Hudd
Matinee Classics - Something of Value starring Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Sidney Poitier, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernández, William Marshall, Robert Beatty, Walter Fitzgerald, Michael Pate, Ivan Dixon, Ken Renard, Samadu Jackson and Frederick O'Neal
Matinee Classics - The Crimson Pirate starring Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Leslie Bradley, James Hayter, Torin Thatcher, Frederick Leister, Margot Grahame, Noel Purcell, Christopher Lee, Dana Wynter and Margot Grahame


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