What Is Diana Canova’s Current Situation?
Diana Canova was born on June 1, 1953, in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she is of American nationality. She is an actress, film director, and professor best known for her role as the supporting character Corinne Tate in Susan Harris’ romantic comedy series “Soap,” which starred Katherine Helmond, Rod Roddy, and Richard Mulligan. The film won seven prizes, including a Golden Globe, and was nominated for 18 others. It follows the lives of two families, the Tates and the Campbells.
Diana Canova withdrew from performing in 2011 and appears to be living a calm life with her spouse since then.
Education And Childhood
Diana was reared as an only child in the Greater Los Angeles Area by her father, Cuban musician Filberto Rivero, and mother, American actress, singer, and radio personality Judy Canova – she had a half-sister, Tweeny Canova, from her mother’s previous marriage to Chester B. England.
Diana attended Hollywood High School, where she developed an interest in performing and appeared in several school productions. She also performed in several plays at a local theatre, where she honed her acting skills almost every day. Diana enrolled in Los Angeles City College in 1971, where she graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre.
TV Series Characters
Diana made her television debut in 1973, as The First Girl in the episode “Dropout” of the comedy “Ozzie’s.”
“Girls,” starring Harriet Nelson, Brenda Sykes, and Susan Sennett, is about Ozzie and Harriet, who rent out rooms to two college girls after their two boys leave.
Diana appeared in single episodes of various series in the years that followed, including the comedy family musical “Happy Days” in 1974, the action crime drama “Starsky and Hutch” in 1976, and the comedy “Chico and the Man” in 1977. She rose to prominence in 1978 when she was cast in four episodes of the adventure comedy-drama “Fantasy Island,” starring Ricardo Montalban, Herve Villechaize, and Christopher Hewett, about people staying on a unique resort island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.
Diana Cassidy, one of the lead characters in the comedy series “I’m a Big Girl Now,” which also starred Danny Thomas and Rori King, was invited to play Diana Cassidy, one of the lead characters in the comedy series “I’m a Big Girl Now,” which is about a dentist who finds a divorced woman to live with him after his wife has run away with his colleague.
In 1983, she participated in several series: she played the primary character Harriet Foot in all six episodes of the comedy “Foot in the Door,” she guest starred in the romantic drama “Hotel” episode “Flashback,” and she appeared in the drama “Trapper John, M. D.” episode “A Wheel in a Wheel.”
Diana appeared in three episodes of the romantic comedy-drama “The Love Boat” in 1977 and 1985, and then in the episode “Family Ties” of the comedy-drama “St. Elsewhere” in 1986. The following year, she began playing the lead role of Sandy Beatty in the comedy “Throb,” which also starred Jonathan Prince and Jane Leeves and is about a young record business executive looking for new talent.
Her next significant performance was in the highly praised comedy “Home Free” in 1993, and her final role in a TV series before retiring was in the criminal mystery drama “Murder, She Wrote,” in which she portrayed three roles in three episodes in 1996.
Diana made her film debut in 1975, as Daughter-in-Law in the drama “Medical Story,” written by Abby Mann and directed by Gary Nelson, and starring Beau Bridges, Claude Akins, and Wendell Burton. The plot revolves around a young intern who debates with three senior surgeons whether a young actress should get a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus).
Diana appeared in the musical comedy “The First Nudie Musical” the following year, and her further film roles included the comedy “The Love Boat II” in 1977, the comedy-drama “With This Ring” in 1978, and the thriller “The Death of Ocean View Park” in 1979.
In 1981, she portrayed the primary character, Susan, in the drama “Peking Encounter,” alongside Mason Adams and June Lockhart, and two years later, Diana portrayed another lead role, Lauren Hensley, in the action crime drama “Night Partners.” She made her film debut in 1985 with “No Complaints!” and went on to star in numerous others, including “The Bruce Diet” in 1992, “Miss Nelson Is Back” in 1999, and “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” in 2000.
Diana made her voicing debut in the animated short film “The Island of the Skog” in 2000, then in 2001 she voiced lead characters in three short films: “Antarctic Antics,” “Trashy Town,” and “Space Case.”
In 2003, she voiced Mrs. Green, the main character in the short animated comedy “The Teacher from the Black Lagoon,” written by Mike Thaler and directed by Maciek Albrecht, and in 2006, she voiced the lead character in the short animated family movie “Arnie the Doughnut,” as well as in two short films “Reading to Your Bunny” and “Emily’s First 100 Days of School,” and she also starred as Mrs. Beamster in the short film “The
Before retiring from acting, she appeared in three short films: the 2008 short family film “Do Unto Otters,” in which she played Ms. Otter, and the 2009 short family film “The Scrambled States of American Talent Show,” in which she portrayed multiple characters, and the 2011 short comedy horror “How (Not) to Borrow a Car,” written and directed by Annika Kurnick.
Diana dated the late American actor and comedian Steven Landesberg in the early 1970s when they were both still working their way up in the film industry; they dated for about a year before splitting for undisclosed reasons. In 1974, she met Geoff Levin, an American rock musician, and composer best known for founding and serving as the lead singer of the band ‘People!’ They dated for two years before marrying on 2 May 1976 in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family. They separated three years later on 10 April 1979 – Diana filed for divorce because Geoff was cheating on her and she didn’t want to have children.
Diana met Elliot Scheiner, an American music producer, and engineer, at a party in 1980 after they were introduced by a mutual friend, and they married two years later on July 24, 1982; Diana gave birth to their two children, whom they have kept away from the media’s notice.
Diana has been living with Elliot since their marriage, therefore she is married to her second husband and has two children as of September 2020.
Interests And Hobbies
Diana enjoyed modeling in her twenties and thirties, but always saw it as a passion rather than a vocation; she even appeared in the November 1979 issue of the magazine “Playboy” (not nude). She was a member of the Church of Scientology, but after leaving, she began criticizing it, stating how they are very open to asking for money, and in an interview with the magazine “Premiere,” she stated that she was told to give them all the money in her bank account as soon as she joined the church.
Diana was physically active in her twenties and thirties, as she exercised regularly and occasionally played tennis and volleyball with her friends, and she was also interested in meditation and yoga. She liked riding around Los Angeles and running in Central Park.
Her favorite actors and actresses include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Julia Roberts, while her favorite films include “The Terminator,” “Shutter Island,” and “The Runaway Bride.”
Body Structure And Net Worth
Diana is 67 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, weighs about 145lbs (66kgs), and has the vital statistics 34-25-35.
Her net worth is projected to be more than $10 million as of September 2020.