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Dana Hill

Dana Hill
Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel (1980)


Role: Jennifer Phillips
Screen Time: 85%
Age: 15 years old

 

Dana Hill

Rating: 8.6 (5 votes)
Birth: 5/6/1964
Current Age: 52 years old
Death: 7/15/1996


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Dana Hill Biography

Dana Hill was born Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6th, 1964 to parents Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz. Despite diabetes ending a promising future in athletics when she was just 10 years old, Dana gamely threw herself into acting when still in her early teens, taking her mother's maiden name as her professional acting name. She found success early on with her performances in both Fallen Angel (1981) (TV) and Shoot the Moon (1982) winning high praise from critics. For her stage work, Hill was awarded the 1986 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award as Best Featured Actress for her performance in "Picnic". However complications from her diabetes set in and the consequent decline in her health meant that from the mid-1980's on, Dana increasingly turned to voice over roles in animated movies and television programs such as Jetsons: The Movie (1990), "Goof Troop" (1992) and _"Duckman" (1994)_ . In early 1996, Dana's health grew increasingly fragile as was evident to her friends and co-stars. In late May she slipped into a diabetic coma, on the 5th of June she suffered a paralytic stroke and on July 15th she died peacefully in the hospital at the age of 32, bringing an untimely end to a career that in less than two decades had spanned the big and small screen, animation and the theatre.