Edmonton-born Dianne Foster relocated to England at an early age. By age 13, Foster was an established model and film actress (The Quiet Woman, Isn't Life Wonderful?) She moved to the U.S. in 1954, where she was signed by Columbia Pictures. Her best-remembered credits under the Columbia banner include John Ford's The Last Hurrah (1958) and Gideon's Day (1959). On loan to Kirk Douglas' Bryna Productions, she co-starred with Douglas in The Kentuckian (1955). Dianne Foster retired from show business in the early 1960s, after wrapping up her Columbia obligations with Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963).