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Lisa Davis Waltz
Born (1936-04-20) April 20, 1936 (age 86)
Where London, England, UK
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Roles Diana Diane
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Spouse Patrick Waltz
(m. 1958-1971; divorced)
Rudy Challenger
(m.1973-1978; divorced)
Brian R. White
Birth Name Cherry Ann Davis
Occupation TV, stage and cinema actress
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Lisa Davis Waltz-White, often credited as Lisa Davis (born April 20, 1936) is an English former child and adult actress who appeared in her first role at the age of 13 in the 1949 film The Man from Yesterday (1949 film). Her elder sister was big band singer Beryl Davis.


She appeared in a total of 26 film and television projects from 1949 to 1962, appearing in guest spots in TV shows such as The George Burns Show (1959), The Jack Benny Program (1961), Perry Mason (1961), and The Beverly Hillbillies (1962). She also provided the voice of Anita in the 1961 Disney Film One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Born in into a show business family, her older sister is feature singer Beryl Davis. In addition to her television and film roles, she also appeared both on and off Broadway.


Waltz was married to actor Patrick Waltz from June 28, 1958 to January 1971. The couple had three children together, daughters Carrie (b.June 14, 1959) and Wendy (March 28, 1965), and son Tim (born August 16, 1966). Soon after the couple's divorce, Patrick Waltz died of a heart attack on August 13, 1972.

After her divorce from Waltz in 1971 was finalized, the former teen actress began dating black stage and screen actor Rudy Challenger. They were married on December 31, 1973. The interracial marriage was covered in Jet Magazine during that week. She filed for divorce from Challenger in April 1976, then the couple divorced on September 14, 1978, after almost two and a half years of separation.[1] She later married Brian R. White in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on May 12, 1979. Retired from acting, she currently resides in San Pedro, California.


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