Mother Diana Douglas
Webster Dies at 92
Diana Douglas Webster, the mother of Oscar winner Michael Douglas, has died at the age of 92 on Friday, July 3 following a battle with cancer.
The Bermuda-born actress, who was married to Kirk Douglas from 1943 to 1951, had an acting career that spanned over 60 years with roles in shows such as The Cowboys, N.Y.P.D., Days of Our Lives, The Waltons, Dynasty, and The West Wing and films such as House of Strangers and Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
Kirk, Diana and Michael Douglas (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
During her marriage to Kirk, she had two sons, Michael and Joel Douglas, and three grandchildren from Michael, including two from his marriage to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.
She was also married to her second husband, Bill Darrid, for 36 years until his death in 1992.
She is survived by her sons and her third husband, Donald Albert Webster, whom she married in 2002.