Our Diana. Diana Dors was the Swindon Siren.
Born in 1931 at the Haven Nursing home in Swindon, Diana Mary Fluck was destined to become a real superstar. After adopting her grandmother's surname of Dors, a true legend of the silver screen was born.
Appearing in over 60 movies covering 37 years, Diana Dors was one of the most recognisable actresses of her time. With her immaculate long flowing platinum blonde hair, Diana was often referred to as the British Marilyn Monroe but she was so much more than that. Diana was a well respected actress with an intelligent and powerful personality.
Diana tragically died too young. In 1984 she sadly lost he fight with cancer aged just 52.
Swindon Heritage www.swindonheritage.com have secured permission to install a blue plaque at the location of Diana's birth. The exact location will be revealed once funding has been secured. With the help of a very special guest, we plan to unveil Diana's blue plaque before the end of 2016.
Please donate whatever you can. The target is £380 which covers the casting of the plaque and its installation.
By donating, you will secure your place in Swindon's history by making this happen!